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Mind the gender pay gap Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Jawaid Rehman

The gender pay gap is an increasingly hot issue…

Dave Lewis

Dave Lewis faces a huge challenge as he succeeds Philip Clarke

26 Jul 2014 | By Adam Leyland

The beleaguered Tesco CEO always seemed to be pictured wearing the resigned expression of Oliver Hardy…

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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…

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Why is UK fruit so expensive? asks Joanna Blythman Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Joanna Blythman

Back in Britain after a spell abroad, I can feel my healthy, sun-kissed diet go down the tube…

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McColl's Plus scheme points a new way to loyalty Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Steve Grout

A loyalty programme can play an important role in driving frequency of visits, provided it offers shoppers clear benefits…

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More big businesses need the entrepreneurial spirit Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Claire Nuttall

Looking through The Grocer each week, much content now focuses on innovation from entrepreneurial start-ups…

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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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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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Front-line staff are precious assets Subscription

21 Jun 2014 | By Rob Collins

Next week BBC2 airs its new documentary Shopgirls, charting the rise of women in retail…

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Why Coke is launching Coca-Cola Life

14 Jun 2014 | By Nick Canney

An increasingly technologically driven world has resulted in some of the biggest shifts in fmcg ever…

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McColl's Plus scheme points a new way to loyalty Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Steve Grout

A loyalty programme can play an important role in driving frequency of visits, provided it offers shoppers clear benefits…

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Acid Test relaunched with Fast Foodfax consumer feedback

11 Jul 2014 | By Paul Beresford

This week marks the return of Acid Test, The Grocer’s weekly product testing feature, and it couldn’t come at a better tim…

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How to bring 'zombie brands' back to life Subscription

28 Jun 2014 | By Mark Artus

In the past few weeks, the press has been full of news regarding failing companies and failing brands…

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The Guardian's food PR war rages as K forgets her fish story

26 Jul 2014 | By Titania Touché

By rights, I should be a Stella Cidre/Baileys/Whyte & Mackay sort of a girl…

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