James is the deputy features editor at The Grocer.
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Lidl UK MD Ronny Gottschlich: Big interview Subscription
29 Nov 2013
In Lidl UK’s first-ever interview, MD Ronny Gottschlich talks about the discounter’s astonishing growth…
E-cigarettes: everything you ever wanted to know Subscription
25 Nov 2013
Sales of e-cigs are projected to hit £338m by 2015, but the threat of regulation hangs over this fledgling industry…
22 Nov 2013
Could retail legend Sir Philip Green turn BhS into “an affordable M&S Food” or is convenience conversion a ruse to flog it…
18 Nov 2013
These days, farmers spend all their time moaning about supermarkets or shooting badgers while a robot milks the cows…
Malcolm Walker gains revenge on Grimsey & co Subscription
15 Nov 2013
As if a three-part BBC documentary weren’t enough, Iceland’s boss has penned his life story…
11 Nov 2013
Is Gregg Wallace mad? Two minutes into MasterChef: The Professionals and he called the fearsome Monica Galetti “Mon”.
26 Oct 2013
High-profile independent retailer Kishor Patel is the first c-store owner in the UK to trial a new smartphone app…
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.