James Halliwell is features editor at The Grocer. He writes, edits and commissions features on the fmcg industry as well as big interviews with senior industry figures. He also writes the Critical Eye TV column, news stories, and blogs.
James was voted PPA Business Writer of the Year in 2015 and 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.
Stories by this contributor.
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
15 Sep 2016
When it comes to wine, my top questions include: ‘Is it wise to finish this bottle all by myself?’
15 Feb 2017
At some point a running order had to be finalised. But that doesn’t mean the debate can’t continue … tell us who you think should be moving up and down the list
26 Aug 2016
Whatever havoc Brexit eventually wreaks, products aren’t the only thing the UK is successfully exporting
Yanko Kolevski of Cofico: My Alternative CV Subscription
03 Feb 2017
It has become obscene, the amount of packaging and “pretty” boxes
Wyke Farms goes from dairymen to cybermen Subscription
11 Feb 2012
Wyke Farms has brought in robots to triple the speed it can pack cheese at its factory in Somerset.
Worst TV of the year: Tudor Monastery Farm Subscription
23 Dec 2013
This was the most stupefying TV show of all time. It lasted for six hour-long episodes…
World news 19 May 2012 Subscription
19 May 2012
Walmart is being sued for $1m after a teenage shopper hijacked the in-store PA system and announced: “Attention Walmart customers: all black people must leave the store.”
World Cup Report: UK grocery gets ready for kick off Subscription
09 May 2014
With the World Cup kicking off in June, how are suppliers and retailers preparing to cash in?…
Workfare controversy reignited by retailer naming Subscription
05 Aug 2016
A list of those involved in the Workfare debacle has reignited the debate. But it’s far from clear whether there’s a case to answer