James Halliwell is features editor at The Grocer. He writes, edits and commissions features and big interviews, as well as the Critical Eye TV column, news articles and blogs. Particular areas of interest include emerging technology, and the rise of the discounters.
James was voted PPA Business Writer of the Year in 2013 and BSME Print Writer of the Year in 2014. Prior to joining The Grocer in 2011 he was a website content editor for Thomson Reuters.
His big passions are pop culture, Chelsea Football Club, and food and drink. @jameshalliwell
Stories by this contributor.
The Grocer Supplier of the Year Awards 2015 Subscription
17 Apr 2015
Buyers aren’t easy to please. Indeed they’re often trained not to praise. But here are the suppliers they’ve most liked wo…
Graze CEO Anthony Fletcher: the Big Interview Subscription
16 Apr 2015
Graze posted its first box of snacks in 2008 and it hasn’t stopped innovating or expanding since
Nigel Farage gets feisty over fish Subscription
15 Apr 2015
Some argue the creeping homogenisation of our political parties renders modern day manifestos redundant. Well, UKIP weighed in with theirs…
10 Apr 2015
The BBC is much maligned, but it remains capable of delivering excellent TV…
09 Apr 2015
What do retail clubs offer for indies that want to take on the mults but retain their independence?
03 Apr 2015
The entire own-label situation has always been complex
YouTube: a serious vlogging opportunity for brands Subscription
02 Apr 2015
Over a billion people watch YouTube every day and a staggering five hours of video are uploaded every second, so even a niche product can find a huge audience to advertise to
27 Mar 2015
Tensator’s Virtual Assistants could be a masterstroke by the confectionery giant
26 Mar 2015
The retailer moved into the site of the former Castle Electric Cinema last year, more than 100 years after the Art Deco building originally opened in 1914
Billion Dollar Chicken Shop: KFC doc is mesmerising Subscription
22 Mar 2015
Dear Fried Chicken, I love you. Will you run away with me? As long as it’s just you, me, and a Pepsi, nothing else matters…