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Martin a good fit at rejuvenated Asda Subscription

29 Apr 2016 | By Adam Leyland

You would never know from this picture just how much pressure Clarke is under

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Idris Elba helps make dreams come true with Purdey's Subscription

29 Apr 2016 | By Mark Dishman

In this follow-up ad, the actor asks a succession of trembling mortals what they want to be when they grow up

Jonathan Fitchew

Micro-management can lead to disaster within recruitment Subscription

29 Apr 2016 | By Jonathan Fitchew

When hiring into a business, the process doesn’t end with a signature on the contract

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Mattessons Savagers Chorizo Threesome: acid test Subscription

28 Apr 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Meat snacks were added to the ONS ‘shopping basket’ for the first time in March

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Brexit: whether you agree with Obama or not, it’s time to talk Subscription

25 Apr 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Obama with Cameron_single use Obama with Cameron_single use It’s frustrating important industry organisations have felt unable to take a position so far

Howard Langer

Promotions need trust and personalisation Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Howard Langer

Research emerged last week showing that supermarkets have been reducing their ‘complex deal’ promotions

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Gin: from mother’s ruin to Britannia’s anti-a-Gin tonic Subscription

28 Apr 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Let’s raise two glasses – one of gin and one of scotch – to a prosperous future for the UK’s distillers

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Hats off to Which? The super-complaint was not in vain Subscription

27 Apr 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

All in all, a good outcome for Which?

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Where now for Tesco Clubcard in the back to basics era? Subscription

26 Apr 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Revamp or retreat? That is the key question posed by the latest move by Tesco today

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Mars will drive change in obesity battle Subscription

14 Apr 2016 | By Fiona Dawson

The debate on how to tackle obesity has seen sharpening fault lines in recent years

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Waitrose 1 highlights gap in big four ranges Subscription

07 Apr 2016

The launch of the premium Waitrose 1 range suggests the notion of own-label lines as budget options is now long gone, argues Kantar Worldpanel’s Kirstin Knight

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Osborne must rethink living wage 2020 target Subscription

31 Mar 2016

FWD members’ annual wage costs will rise by 0.7% this week as the national living wage comes into effect

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Up for the Queen's birthday bashes? Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Sonia Whiteley-Guest

With the Queen 90 this week, what better time to tempt consumers with a Corgi-inspired cake or two?

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Get your price changes in the fast lane Subscription

14 Apr 2016 | By Sanjeev Kumar

It’s become fashionable for retailers to announce commitments to ‘long-term lower pricing’

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We all have a hand in encouraging healthy eating Subscription

07 Apr 2016

‘Who is responsible for healthy eating?’ That’s the question I’ll be debating at Food & Drink Expo on 18 April 2016

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OUTDOOR Pub lunch

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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