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Dragging heels: why UK business is lagging on gender diversity Subscription

20 Feb 2015 | By Megan Tatum

With representation of women at board level lagging, businesses are being urged to improve standards on gender diversity…

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Mondelez's Mary Barnard on Cadbury, Bournville and Creme Eggs Subscription

21 Feb 2015 | By Ian Quinn

The first woman at the helm of Cadbury is determined to prove Mondelez is a sound steward of its UK operations…

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We need to talk about gender diversity in the industry

23 Feb 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The challenge lies in tackling subconscious biases that continue to block talented female candidates from promotion

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Shop floor management shakeup will see more Tesco staff in store Subscription

27 Feb 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is axing hundreds of deputy manager positions and thousands of team manager positions in its stores…

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Government to run new campaign to find Britain's best high street

16 Jan 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Labour accuses the government of ignoring larger problems

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Sainsbury's Shorehead, Huddersfield: store of the week Subscription

26 Feb 2015 | By Beth Brooks

I have 450 really well-engaged, inspirational colleagues. We always aim to be the best in town…

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Chow Mezger, Jude's Ice Cream, on frogs and Mary Berry

20 Feb 2015

I tell my mates I work for the best ice cream company in the land, which happens to have been dreamt up by my dad…

Stuart MacFarlane

Stuart MacFarlane Big Interview: It's Good to Talk Subscription

10 Jan 2015 | By Adam Leyland

One year into his new role as zone president of AB InBev Europe, Stuart MacFarlane talks exclusively to The Grocer…

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Bruce Langlands and the hallowed halls of Harrods: big interview Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By James Halliwell

Harrods is the most famous shop in the world. Over seven floors of prime West London real estate, it sells wickedly expens…


Made in Chelsea: Jamie Laing talks Candy Kittens

05 Dec 2014 | By James Halliwell

If you are unfamiliar with Made in Chelsea, here is the set-up: young, rich, glamorous people live it up in…

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Blossom Hill's Marty Spate: Big Interview Subscription

05 Dec 2014 | By James Halliwell

On a brief visit to the UK, Marty Spate, master winemaker at Blossom Hill, talks wine snobs, creating crowd pleasing wine, going global and Christmas.


Casper Meijer Big Interview: On a mission to match and more Subscription

14 Nov 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Casper Meijer is not the first Dutchman to be parachuted into Morrisons in recent years…

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Julian Metcalfe and Robert Jakobi: the Perfect Pairing Subscription

30 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell

Piles of popcorn and oodles of noodles ?have united an experienced dreamer ?and a realist newcomer to stunning effect…

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Steve Rowe's Excellent Adventures: big interview Subscription

28 Oct 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Steve Rowe is a whirlwind. I’m on a guided tour of the Bromley store with the executive director of food at M&S…


Gayle Tait on Google's part in grocery's future Subscription

09 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell

When Google was born in 1998, it was just a simple search engine. This year it turned sweet 16…

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Irwin Lee, guest editor, on P&G and the discounters Subscription

29 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland, Simon Gwynn

Irwin Lee Uncut: in this extended version of his Q&A with The Grocer, our guest editor gives us the lowdown on his new P&G…

Munish Datta

Munish Datta: M&S eco-stores could be green game-changer Subscription

25 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The head of Plan A and facilities management at M&S says its eco-stores are not just a question of principle…


What do you make of David Potts being named CEO of Morrisons?

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Self-awareness is key to effective team communications Subscription

18 Dec 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

During the course of my work I’m always intrigued to understand why we naturally click with some people…

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Taking stock: even when work is busy, you need to prioritise Subscription

06 Dec 2014 | By Jimmy Cregan

I’m writing this column sat in the snug part of a pub (playing horrific regional radio) in St Ives, Cornwall…

Jennifer Baker

Successful leadership involves more than just 'doing' Subscription

22 Nov 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

Moving into leadership is probably one of the biggest steps you will take in your career…

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