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
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…
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?…
13 Apr 2013
A posh wine shop has developed a sleek security tag so it can openly display bottles worth more than £100,000…
05 Jun 2015
With six months to go until Black Friday, retailers have been warned to prepare for chaos
Wincanton retail MD Liam McElroy Big Interview Subscription
06 Jun 2015
Running a logistics company has become more complex in the age of online shopping and busier urban c-stores…
Will the Rugby World Cup be a bonanza for fmcg? Subscription
04 Sep 2015
The Rugby World Cup kick-off is on 18 September and a £1bn tourist spend is predicted as half a million visitors hit the U…
Will the Olympic legacy be a logjam? Subscription
05 May 2012
As Britian gears up for Olympic glory, we reveal deep-seated concerns over damaging disruption to the trade.