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Jonathan Fitchew

How 'recruitment feng shui' can help harmonise business Subscription

08 Feb 2016

Loss of a senior employee doesn’t always have to be a cause for high blood pressure and emergency board meetings

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Retailers have to make 'healthy' exciting Subscription

08 Feb 2016

The M&S Adventures in Food campaign started the year highlighting the virtues of healthy eating

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Sunday trading debate is being politicised by George Osborne Subscription

06 Feb 2016 | By Steve Parfett

Liberalisation of Sunday trading would achieve a sanitised, homogenised feel to the UK

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The Grocer's Power List 2016 reflects a sector in upheaval Subscription

05 Feb 2016 | By Adam Leyland

Our Power List for 2016 reflects the looming emergence of a new force in grocery. Or should that be a new Death Star?

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Waitrose's grass-fed dairy pledge is a risky move Subscription

05 Feb 2016 | By Kevin White

Just how significant is this commitment by Waitrose?

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Tesco report is making an impact - and there's more to come Subscription

04 Feb 2016

Ten days on from my Tesco investigation report, it’s a good time to reflect on how my findings have been received

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Grocers still need help getting to grips with e-cigs Subscription

10 Feb 2016 | By Rob Brown

As specialist vaping chains and online players cashed in, it seems the grocers were unworried, or out the back having a fag

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Is UK farming facing a Brexit vote decided by the Britain’s Got Talent audience? Subscription

09 Feb 2016 | By Kevin White

Lots of food for thought for the sector and potentially very little time to consider before we all go to the polls

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Will Jamie turning ‘ninja’ scare the government into a sugar tax u-turn? Subscription

08 Feb 2016 | By Ian Quinn

As the government continues to box itself into a corner, the prospect of that mother of all u-turns remains in the shadows

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Balancing acquisitions with research & development Subscription

28 Jan 2016

Manufacturers are embracing the health & wellness trend by investing huge sums in R&D

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Analytics can win you new customers Subscription

21 Jan 2016

No company in the consumer industry can grow solely by retaining customers

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Why Heineken wants to make moderation 'cool' Subscription

21 Jan 2016

Committed to a dry January? What if we could make moderation cool all year long?


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Retailers have to make 'healthy' exciting Subscription

08 Feb 2016

The M&S Adventures in Food campaign started the year highlighting the virtues of healthy eating

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Time for change on late payments Subscription

28 Jan 2016

Twelve per cent of the UK’s 5.2 million SMEs are having to wait more than three months to get paid

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Breakfast can grow - healthily! Subscription

21 Jan 2016

While there are many products that cater for people cutting certain ingredients out of their diet, it can still be a struggle

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