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A better approach to promotions could be priceless

24 Jul 2015 | By Howard Langer

A proper data-driven promotions strategy could make a huge difference, says Howard Langer, global MD for price and promotions of Dunnhumby

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Kleenex leads as brands embrace behavioural science Subscription

24 Jul 2015

Today, more and more brands are realising that small changes really can make a big difference


Will Amazon Fresh work? It depends how you measure success Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Adam Leyland

Is the loss leader a thing of the past?…

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Tesco added sugar clampdown crosses the Rubicon Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Adam Leyland

Tesco is all set to stir up still further its award-winning soft drinks category shakeup

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Rip Off Britain offers reassurance on pesticides... sort of Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By James Halliwell

What’s the price to pay for a perfect apple? Cancer, apparently…

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Arsenic debate raises risk of food fraud in rice Subscription

23 Jul 2015 | By Chris Elliott

With the EC poised to introduce new safety limits on inorganic arsenic, rice could become a target for frausters warns Professor Chris Elliott.

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Amazon Fresh: why the supermarkets should be worried Subscription

27 Jul 2015 | By James Halliwell

When it comes to grocery right now, all the noise is about Amazon

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Driving food exports: where’s the detail from government? Subscription

23 Jul 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Lofty aims aren’t being followed by the necessary details

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NFU letter shows living wage ramifications are still playing out Subscription

22 Jul 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The ramifications of a NLW are still being worked out by the food and drink industry

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Focus on frozen

More frozen food will boost UK food security Subscription

13 Jun 2015

Hats off to Dave Lewis for highlighting the grocery industry’s role in reducing food waste…

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Fruit snack packs should be required to be more honest Subscription

06 Jun 2015

Juice brands are forced to declare ‘from concentrates’ on packaging, but fruit snacking labelling doesn’t currently follow suit, leaving consumers confused and misled

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EU exit would be disaster for agrifood in Northern Ireland Subscription

30 May 2015

A referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU is now firmly in the offing, and the time for careful language is over


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Living wage and Sunday Trading are a blow for independents Subscription

20 Jul 2015

George Osborne’s summer Budget last week turned a lot of heads – especially among independent retailers


Opinion: CSR is old hat - build a brand with social purpose Subscription

10 Jul 2015

From Pampers to Durex, FMCG brands are flying the flag for ‘social purpose’.

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Opinion: Time for Tesco to show support for British farmers Subscription

26 Jun 2015

Tesco made a number of commitments to British agriculture at the NFU annual conference in 2013…

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