James is deputy features editor at The Grocer.
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26 Oct 2013
A staggering £42bn is tied up in “inefficient working capital” at the world’s top 40 food and drink companies, according to consultants REL.
24 Oct 2013
Tesco has hired 72 long-term unemployed people who took part in a ‘regeneration partnership programme’ that guaranteed them a job at the supermarket at the end of it.
17 Oct 2013
Software that lets manufacturers delegate responsibility for product information to suppliers has been launched by Sun Branding Solutions.
05 Oct 2013
At Tesco’s agm in June, Lord MacLaurin stunned shareholders by laying into Sir Terry Leahy, his protégé. He talks to The Grocer about his Tesco, Sir Terry, and Phil Clarke…
05 Oct 2013
Lord MacLaurin warned Sir Terry Leahy that he was “nuts” to launch the retailer’s ill-fated US venture Fresh & Easy…
04 Oct 2013
There’s still time to send in your nominations for The Grocer’s Top New Talent…
Premium chocolate: no expense spared Subscription
03 Oct 2013
How are the chocolatiers faring as both supermarkets and arrivistes cash in on the popularity of premium chocolate?…
30 Sep 2013
As Aldi’s profits soared by a stunning 124%, The Grocer caught up with Aldi UK’s joint GMDs Roman Heini and Matthew Barnes to talk about saucy fish, its business model, the central London store trial, and why Asda can’t compete…
Closing the green gap Subscription
27 Sep 2013
One in four consumers say they will pay more for green products but will they put their money where their mouths are?
23 Sep 2013
Sainsbury’s has become the latest supermarket to hire Conversocial to help manage its social media response to crises…