Nisa trucks

Nisa halves surplus payments to strengthen investment clout Subscription

23 Aug 2014 | By Andrew Stone

Nisa has halved its surplus payment this year as it retained a greater share of profits to invest in future growth…

hobnobs

United Biscuits to float on Stock Market this autumn Subscription

22 Aug 2014 | By Adam Leyland, Julia Glotz, Alec Mattinson

United Biscuits to join Moy Park in Q4 listing as supplier IPO stampede looms…

Bananas

Chiquita vows to to press ahead with Fyffes merger

15 Aug 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

US banana firm Chiquita has rejected a $611m takeover bid and reaffirmed its intention to merge with Irish contemporary Fyffes.

tesco pound zone aisle brand outlet shopping

Brands told: don't get caught out with your deal strategy Subscription

22 Aug 2014 | By Julia Glotz

As the weather has turned colder, has brands’ appetite for featured space cooled off too?

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Batteries

Sparks fly in batteries Subscription

28 Aug 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

The batteries category is a huge battleground between the supermarkets and the discounters, which are seizing share here as they are in grocery in general.

City of London

Moy and UBUK flotations: will the trickle become a flood?

23 Aug 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Moy Park and UBUK IPOs will be hugely important in establishing if UK fmcg suppliers can make sense to Stock Market again…

David Sables

Don't skirt around the point - there is no harm in asking! Subscription

09 Aug 2014 | By David Sables

We are constantly fed a myth soup about selling and negotiation…

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Food label system

Devil in the regs’ details

05 Jul 2014

I read with interest the story ‘Bidvest 3663 sounds alert over label regs,’…

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