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Jonathan Fitchew

Beating the bias: why recruitment is where CSR begins Subscription

03 Sep 2015 | By Jonathan Fitchew

When corporate social responsibility first emerged on the business scene, many dismissed it as another modern-day fad…

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Critical Eye: The Reunion - Foot and Mouth Disease Subscription

03 Sep 2015 | By Megan Tatum

After a routine inspection at an Essex pig farm revealed the first diagnosis of foot and mouth disease…

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Acid Test: The Laughing Cow Mini Cravings Cheese Subscription

03 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Bel UK expanded its Laughing Cow range in March with Mini Cravings…

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Acid Test: Asda Caramel Popcorn Cereal Subscription

03 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Popcorn sales soared 38.1% last year to £87.4m on volumes up 25.6%…

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Mobile video ads deliver, so stay switched on Subscription

03 Sep 2015

Mobile video viewing habits are morphing daily, and so is consumer behaviour…

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Lenor does different with thoughtful online odes Subscription

03 Sep 2015 | By Mark Dishman

We’re going online this week, where Lenor is building up a series of poetic odes to clothing…

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Retailers stay up as The Force Awakens Subscription

03 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Tonight is going to be a busy one for the nation’s merchandisers, for tomorrow is Force Friday. For those not in the know…

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Fast food could rapidly disappear in hospitals – but where will it end? Subscription

02 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

 It may come as a surprise, but many of the major UK fast food chains have restaurants across the NHS in England. What isn’t surprising..

Jim McCarthy Poundland

Will Poundland’s website prove worth the wait? Subscription

01 Sep 2015 | By James Halliwell

So Poundland has finally launched online. And no one could accuse it of rushing things.

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The convenience store is back with a vengeance Subscription

13 Aug 2015

The mults have made a play for convenience shopping but c-stores are upping their game

Neil Gowing tech

Image recognition technology: seeing the future of big data Subscription

06 Aug 2015

Image recognition tech is now being adopted by major fmcg companies to improve in-store execution

Marisa Leaf

Amazon Fresh faces a tough challenge in the UK grocery market Subscription

31 Jul 2015

Fresh food delivery isn’t just a question of logistics. It’s a question of, well, fresh food

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Mobile video ads deliver, so stay switched on Subscription

03 Sep 2015

Mobile video viewing habits are morphing daily, and so is consumer behaviour…

Stuart Whitwell tobacco

Plain tobacco packs: a worrying precedent?

19 Aug 2015

A new Australian study is the latest ammunition used by the UK government as it wages war on tobacco brands

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Brands should reformulate quietly to keep intuitive shoppers Subscription

13 Aug 2015

Sugar is the new salt. Which was the new fat. Since the dawn of nutrition there has always been a demonised ingredient…

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