James Halliwell is features editor at The Grocer. He writes, edits and commissions features and big interviews and also writes the Critical Eye TV column, news stories and blogs.
James was voted PPA Business Writer of the Year in 2013 and BSME Print Writer of the Year in 2014. He is currently shortlisted for the PPA award in 2015. Prior to joining The Grocer in 2011 he was a website content editor for Thomson Reuters.
Stories by this contributor.
28 May 2015
Controversy has been a key ingredient in BrewDog’s success almost from its 2007 inception
Queen's Speech - what lies in store for fmcg? Subscription
27 May 2015
Not many would have predicted the election would end in the manner it did, with David Cameron triumphant and his three main rivals resigning their way into ignominy. It was a shocker. But that’s politics. Now it’s back to business. And the business of politics means four or five years of petty squabbling,
22 May 2015
Convenience shoppers are on a mission. And if independent retailers want to help them they need to get smarter.
22 May 2015
Armed with hammers, nails, and a plan to build 90 beehives in three days, the women plan to kickstart a profitable and sustainable honey farming business
21 May 2015
Who’d be a twin? As a baby you get half the attention you deserve, as a teen you worry if your twin is better-looking…
15 May 2015
Mind-blowing sex aside, the best things in life are certainly not free. They cost an absolute fortune.
Poundland CEO Jim McCarthy: the Big Interview Subscription
14 May 2015
The £55m deal for rival 99p Stores is on hold while the CMA investigates. So what does Jim McCarthy plan in the meantime?…
11 May 2015
Like Barnes and former GMD Roman Heini, Ronald and Hurley are Aldi lifers
07 May 2015
In an exclusive interview Aldi UK and Ireland CEO Matthew Barnes talks to The Grocer about rumours, rivals and Roman
30 Apr 2015
With a watertight alibi, it’s difficult to see the Egyptian prosecutions of Coupe and King being anything other than an embarrassing distraction