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Jamie Oliver

School Dinners Progress Report gets full marks Subscription

26 Apr 2015 | By James Halliwell

Apologies if this makes you feel old, but Jamie Oliver’s School Dinners campaign was 10 years ago…

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Britain's Favourite Foods documentary: no scaremongering here Subscription

18 Apr 2015 | By Megan Tatum

this tour de force documentary made for a welcome change from all that scaremongering

Ian Quinn

Dave's Big Six a far harder sell than Leahy's Steering Wheel

17 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Dave Lewis has faced many challenges since he took the wheel at Tesco, so we shouldn’t be surprised he’s re-inventing it…


Back in Time for Dinner: fun, but culturally relevant too Subscription

10 Apr 2015 | By James Halliwell

The BBC is much maligned, but it remains capable of delivering excellent TV…

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Cup or mug: the great soup debate

25 Apr 2015 | By James Halliwell

Heinz claims thousands of soup fans have downed spoons to thrash out whether Brits make soup in a mug or a cup

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Pippa Middleton pops out for a smoked whale snack

25 Apr 2015

Socialite/party planner Pippa Middleton has turned hack, turning in a Telegraph travel piece from a Norwegian ski resort…

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Cheese emoji campaign gets serious help... from Tesco

25 Apr 2015

Remarkably, the originator of the petition isn’t some ‘zany’ student: it’s… Tesco, cheerily spreading the message with a series of tired cheese puns


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Just 700k then…

26 Apr 2015

The numbers, to an educated consumer, seem small. Compare them to the CEO’s salary.

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Tesco was not listening to its shoppers

26 Apr 2015

Tesco’s downfall offers a lesson to everyone in branding, marketing and design…

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Beat fraud, boost appeal

26 Apr 2015

It is a holy grail that represents an opportunity to gain shopper loyalty for the grocery retailer that can produce a solution



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