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Marketing food and drink to the unselfish consumer Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Nick Mustoe

Fat, salt, carbs and fibre are all nutritional elements that have been under the spotlight in the past decade…

CIGARETTE PACKS PLAIN

Tobacco plain packaging: beware the hype Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Neil McKeganey

Tobacco plain packaging is coming to a shop near you – in fact possibly to your shop…

Horsemeat Tests

Food crime: how can we match consumers' high expectations? Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Sue Davies

Which? research has repeatedly shown that consumers have high expectations of food law enforcement…

Shopper

Pity a supermarket CEO in light of the latest Kantar numbers

12 Apr 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Ouch. If you think Kantar’s 12-week numbers look bad, you should see the four-week ones…

Food waste rotting bananas

Forget bogofs! Food waste is a scandal of poverty and hunger

12 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The future of bogof offers gets more coverage than helping people who are struggling on the edge of starvation…

Food & Drink Expo

At Food & Drink Expo, impressive NPD was thin on the ground Subscription

05 Apr 2014 | By Claire Nuttall

I spent three days last week running the Brainfood Factory with my team for WRBM in Birmingham…

Tesco Sandhurst

Tesco pulled in two directions

17 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is torn between a price war and a store refresh programme. Can it possibly succeed at both?

Fish and chip pie M&S

Pie and mash-up

16 Apr 2014 | By James Halliwell

Behold, the M&S fish and chips pie! Is this a belated April Fool, or the start of a new wave of supermarket NPD?

F and F Switzerland

Looking overseas

15 Apr 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Tesco is returning to the US? No, your eyes do not deceive you – the UK’s biggest retailer is making another foray stateside. But this is no repeat of Fresh & Easy.

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Marks & Spencer Samsung TV app

Revolutionising marketing at a revolutionary time Subscription

05 Apr 2014 | By Erin Hunter

We recently learned that people in the UK will spend more time online in 2014 than they will spend watching television…

Jobs for young people

Esther McVey urges industry to help young get retail jobs Subscription

29 Mar 2014 | By Esther McVey

The retail industry is one of the largest and fastest-growing employment sectors in the UK…

Health cutout

Be well informed about wellness trends Subscription

22 Mar 2014 | By Steven Esom

Retailers will increasingly juggle health requirements of customers, government, consumer groups and health professionals…

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Should Sunday trading hours be relaxed?

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Third Party

Supermarket trolley

Marketing food and drink to the unselfish consumer Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Nick Mustoe

Fat, salt, carbs and fibre are all nutritional elements that have been under the spotlight in the past decade…

Harris & Hoole coffee

A world without price tags as we know them Subscription

05 Apr 2014 | By Matthew Knight

The Internet of Things (IoT) has gone from hype to reality with new products now just a click away from consumers…

Tablet technology

Integrated marketing is key Subscription

29 Mar 2014 | By James Moir

Products will be able to send smartphone messages to passing shoppers as the UK high street adopts Apple’s iBeacon…

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Titania

Titania goes on a rustic charm offensive at the NFU Conference

04 Mar 2014 | By Titania Touché

Farmers didn’t get that rich by spending money on “nonsense” like marketing…

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