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Securing a good Brexit deal for the grocery sector

29 Mar 2017 | By Susan Kramer

Susan Kramer of the Liberal Democrats says food & drink faces tough times if the government doesn’t deliver a strong Brexit deal

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Article 50 special: Brexit insight & analysis from The Grocer Subscription

29 Mar 2017 | By Julia Glotz

Article 50 has been triggered. Brexit has officially started. So what now for the food & drink industry?

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Folly or not, it’s done. But food & drink can get the best out of Brexit with a united front Subscription

29 Mar 2017 | By James Halliwell

There is little else for the food and drink industry to do but to try to make Brexit work in a positive and determined fashion

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MPs must eschew multibuys and head down the takeaway Subscription

27 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A Health Select Committee report calling for a clampdown on supermarket promotions is out of touch

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Fight this PayPoint landgrab

27 Mar 2017 | By Steve Parfett

Steve Parfett is unimpressed with PayPoint’s new EPoS system for indies

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The time is right for promotions to get hyper-personalised - video Video

24 Mar 2017

Tim Mason, CEO of Eagle Eye, makes the case for hyper-personalised promotions

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PHE moves on from promotions to take different tack in obesity fight Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Why do people consume junk food when it is more expensive than heathier food?

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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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A call to action on childhood obesity strategies

17 Mar 2017

We believe it is time to start exploring a wider range of potential measures to reduce obesity, including regulation

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Women in fmcg must be bold for change

08 Mar 2017 | By Cassandra Stavrou

Propercorn’s Cassandra Stavrou reflects on International Women’s Day and how fmcg can encourage more women to be ‘bold for change’

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Business rates stifle c-store investment

02 Mar 2017 | By James Lowman

The Chancellor must address the fundamental issues that make the business rates system unfair and perverse


What do you think of Princess Anne's comments on GM food?

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Brand value must go into the mix at Morrisons

23 Mar 2017 | By Matt Lee

It’s not unheard of for supermarkets to focus on non-food departments to boost sales and footfall

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Breathe new life into bricks & mortar stores Video

16 Mar 2017 | By Rich Ford

Bricks & mortar retailing is dead. Or that’s what we read. But in the food sector, that’s far from the truth.

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Ditch the stereotypes and get real

09 Mar 2017 | By James Graemer

just asking them what consumers want often doesn’t reflect how they behave and feel in real life

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Insect promotions are Karoline's latest way to create Buzz

26 Apr 2015 | By Titania Touché

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

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