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Polman must act. And fast. Subscription

24 Feb 2017 | By Adam Leyland

That was awkward. The barbarians are at the gate. Two days later they’ve sloped home

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Supermarkets seem switched on over free-range eggs crisis Subscription

24 Feb 2017 | By Kevin White

The big supermarkets seem switched on to the threat to free-range eggs

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Dispatches 'reveals' obvious consequences of Brexit Subscription

23 Feb 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Less than a year post-EU referendum and, shock horror, the price of our shopping basket has gone up

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Relaxation helps productivity: find ways to 'micro-pause' Subscription

23 Feb 2017 | By Joanna Jacobs

I’ve noticed that when I’m particularly busy, every minute of my time is scheduled

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Ritz turns down the volume in favour of visuals Video

23 Feb 2017 | By Mark Dishman

We’ve had a song and dance spectacular and comedy lip-syncing - but for its latest ad Ritz is turning down the volume

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Smartphones are the best way to encourage shopper engagement Video

23 Feb 2017 | By Tim Mason

Retailers and grocers need to seize the opportunity to engage with shoppers in store through mobile

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Food hygiene ‘self-regulation’ shows progress… and desperation Subscription

09 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

If any organisation likes to be seen to be tough, it is the Scottish version of the FSA

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Amazon is quick to experiment but its expansion into UK grocery will be slow Subscription

08 Feb 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Since it started pursuing the UK grocery market in 2015, Amazon’s every move has provoked prophecies of doom

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Kraft Heinz prepares to cash in on ‘the Oprah effect’ Subscription

26 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

What first attracted Kraft Heinz to multimillionaire megastar Oprah Winfrey?

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Your Brexit procurement in-tray

16 Feb 2017

the opportunity arises for the humble procurement function to shine in the Brexit transition

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Make the apprenticeship levy work

08 Feb 2017

In April the government is to introduce a new ‘payroll tax’ in the form of an apprenticeship levy

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Retail must cultivate staff as well as technology

02 Feb 2017

The UK’s retail sector is a vital part of our economy, providing one in eight jobs in the UK

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The shopping experience is out of date Video

23 Feb 2017

The discounters displace and disrupt much of what we once assumed to be indispensable in the experience-centric market

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The ABC of earning consumer trust

16 Feb 2017

From Tesco’s ‘dodgy deals’ to rising food prices post-Brexit, customers’ trust seems to be under constant pressure

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Big ag shows how to weather Brexit

08 Feb 2017

Food and drink companies facing Brexit will need to find strategies to uncover efficiencies

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I am envisaging a summer of decadent lunches on a sun-drenched Mayfair terrace…



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