James is the senior features writer at The Grocer. As well as writing features he also covers news on emerging technology being used in fast-moving consumer goods.
Stories by this contributor.
11 Feb 2012
Wyke Farms has brought in robots to triple the speed it can pack cheese at its factory in Somerset.
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.”
13 Apr 2013
A posh wine shop has developed a sleek security tag so it can openly display bottles worth more than £100,000…
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05 May 2012
As Britian gears up for Olympic glory, we reveal deep-seated concerns over damaging disruption to the trade.
18 Aug 2012
Wilkinson has launched a new ‘Wilko’ format to act as a test store for a range of innovations it hopes to introduce…
15 Aug 2012
Pre-tax profits plunged from £60.8m to £22.7m in the past year at Wilkinson. But the value retailer said it was…
29 Aug 2012
Wilkinson has asked staff at 80 stores to take a voluntary drop in hours.
26 Jan 2013
It’s taken five years, but this week saw Christine Tacon appointed Groceries Code Adjudicator…
12 Apr 2013
Greggs has shrunk a wide range of pasties, rolls and donuts at the same time as pushing up its prices…
24 Jan 2013
Greggs has announced that Roger Whiteside will be its next CEO. He starts 4 February.