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Peter Andre

Peter Andre takes Iceland back to the future Subscription

20 Aug 2014 | By James Halliwell

Iceland has announced the new face of its ad campaign will be none other than “TV presenter, songwriter and chart-topping singer” Peter Andre, of Mysterious Girl fame.


Discounter disillusion: Aldi and Lidl have a long way to go Subscription

20 Aug 2014 | By Joanna Blythman

I have not been carried away by the current wave of enthusiasm for the German discounters…

Focus on bacon and sausages

Michael Mosley's blood pressure teaches us a valuable lesson

20 Aug 2014 | By James Halliwell

Guess what, bacon fans? Two rashers a day will knock two years off your life, according to Should I Eat Meat?…

Inside Waitrose's King's Cross store

Smallest-ever Waitrose betrays big plans for convenience Subscription

19 Aug 2014 | Updated: 20 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Waitrose’s new store in London’s King’s Cross - its smallest yet - is its first move into travel convenience.

Hudl tablet

Hudl headache is price of success for Tesco

18 Aug 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Tesco’s Hudl tablet made headlines with the news that a security flaw meant that users’ sensitive data could retrieved even after performing a factory reset on the device.

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Tesco UK must be top priority for Dave Lewis Subscription

16 Aug 2014 | By Clive Black

The announcement of Philip Clarke’s pending departure from Tesco was melancholy for all concerned…


FSA U-turn is a Pyrrhic victory for industry

24 Jul 2014 | Updated: 25 Jul 2014 | By Julia Glotz

The poultry industry has successfully lobbied the FSA into U-turning on plans to ‘name and shame’ companies in its campylobacter survey, but it shouldn’t rejoice.

Focus On Hot Beverages

More tea, pharaoh?

23 Jul 2014 | Updated: 24 Jul 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Pyramid tea bags are better than round, we learnt this week.

Dave Lewis

The new man in the Tesco hot seat

22 Jul 2014 | Updated: 23 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Much has been made of incoming Tesco CEO Dave Lewis’ lack of retail knowledge – but you don’t spend 27 years at Unilever without picking up a thing or two about retail.

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Peter Pereira Gray

What Wellcome Trust can do for Co-op farms business Subscription

09 Aug 2014 | By Peter Pereira Gray

So what does the Trust want with the largest lowland farming business in the UK?…

Morrisons aisle

Logistics collaboration essential in multichannel age Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By John Perry

The logistics industry has been talking about collaboration for a long time…

Convenience store customer

Convenience is more than just c-stores in multichannel age Subscription

11 Jul 2014 | By Julian Highley

Brands and retailers must collaborate on mission-based layouts in an increasingly multichannel convenience arena…


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How do we solve the ‘junk food’ problem? And what is it anyway? Subscription

16 Aug 2014 | By Corrado Finardi

What are the right policy tools to help people cut down on so-called ‘junk foods’?

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Advertisers misunderstand how shoppers love brands Subscription

09 Aug 2014 | By Andrew Palmer

There’s a fashionable school of thought in the advertising business right now…

catherine brown

FSA CEO Catherine Brown urges industry to act on campylobacter Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Catherine Brown

I have been wondering how long it would take the media and consumers to wake up to campylobacter

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Tesco Hudl tablet

Hudl security issues? Karoline has it covered

20 Aug 2014 | By Titania Touché

I would have left a treasure trove of personal information on my Hudl before throwing it away…

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Telogis - Keep Calm and Reduce Costs

06 Jun 2014

Semi-Live: Telogis, the platform for location intelligence, is dedicated to enhancing the value of its customers’ businesses through intelligent integration…



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