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Andrew Higginson at IGD Convention

Remember to resonate

16 Oct 2014

Price is the ‘elephant in the room’ and the major grocers are moving down different roads to lower prices.

Swiping Nectar Card

Nectar disappointment

16 Oct 2014

As someone that buys grocery shopping each week and reuses their bags but does not drive, I feel I have been hit…

Fiona Kendrick

The UK is doing its bit to support food exports

16 Oct 2014

The UK does have a significant presence at most of the major global trade fairs…

Petrol pump

Supermarkets could do more to win consumers' trust with fuel

16 Oct 2014

Supermarkets could do more to win consumer trust - by being more transparent on fuel…

Ryvita chocolate

Choc NPD is back on track

09 Oct 2014

A combination of the downturn, volatile raw material costs and increased price promotions have squeezed chocolate manufacturers’ margins in recent years…

Focus on SIAL

SIAL Category Report 2014 Subscription

17 Oct 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Our friends across the Channel aren’t exactly known for their admiration of our national cuisine…

Praying for rain

Winter Remedies Category Report 2014 Subscription

16 Oct 2014 | By Paul Davies

After a year of relatively mild weather, in which sales fell 6.1% by value [Kantar Worldpanel 52 w/e 20 July 2014], suppliers of winter remedies are hoping for a rough winter…

Biscuit board

Cakes & Biscuits Category Report 2014 Subscription

16 Oct 2014 | By Katy Salter

This year’s biscuit success story is McVitie’s Digestives, which launched in 1892. It is up 11.8% in value…

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