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Rob Collins, Waitrose MD: The Big Interview Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Rob Collins has kept a low profile since taking over as Waitrose MD, but he has exciting plans to grow like-for-like sales

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Change is easier if everyone has the same business goals Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Jonathan Fitchew

The passing of the reins of power, or even the reigns themselves, is a strong motif of January 2017

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Food Retailer Group plans to close 12 Budgens stores Subscription

13 Jan 2017 Updated: 16 Jan 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Staff will face “difficult and troubling time”, says Usdaw

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Tesco offers staff checks as part of Colleague Health Month

09 Jan 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer has teamed up with Nuffield Health to offer checks on BMI, blood pressure and cholesterol

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Waitrose Marlow Hill, High Wycombe: G33 store of the week Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

This was the first time I had opened a store from scratch – we had 120 partners who were all brand new

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Karl Mason, Masons Yorkshire Gin, on vinyl and breakfast Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By James Halliwell

My first job was as a trainee accountant at a small family-owned business based in Northallerton

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Rob Collins, Waitrose MD: The Big Interview Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Rob Collins has kept a low profile since taking over as Waitrose MD, but he has exciting plans to grow like-for-like sales

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James Lousada: the can-do caretaker of Conviviality's crown jewels Subscription

08 Dec 2016 | By Edward Devlin

You would think James Lousada would want to steer clear of selling booze to the supermarkets…

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Bidvest chief executive: the Big Interview Subscription

21 Oct 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Andrew Selley has turned Bidvest around by no longer ‘obsessing’ with rival Brakes

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The evolution of Deliciously Ella Subscription

12 Oct 2016 | By Megan Tatum

“There’s no part of us that says ‘eat for abs, go on a diet, calorie count’ – we’re the polar opposite”

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Lawrence Hene of Ocado: the big interview Subscription

29 Sep 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Ocado’s director of marketing and grocery talks Amazon, on-demand culture, price, profitability, and brand partnerships

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Steve Murrells: the Big Interview Subscription

23 Sep 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Since 2013, Co-op Food has “outperformed the market for 13 consecutive quarters, while c-store growth has been double-digit”

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Ornua Foods Europe CEO John Jordan: the Big Interview Subscription

14 Sep 2016 | By Kevin White

Brexit has fuelled ‘buy British’, but Ornua Europe CEO John Jordan says Irish dairy will always have a place in UK hearts

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Tristram Stuart, the original waste wonk

08 Sep 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Years before Hugh FW and Jamie Oliver waged war on waste, Tristram Stuart was fighting to push it up the global agenda

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Tim Mason Big Interview: Ups, downs, and a digital future Subscription

01 Aug 2016 | By James Halliwell

After a 30-year run at Tesco, Tim Mason bowed out when Fresh & Easy flopped. What went wrong? And what is he up to now?

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The Blakemore guide to survival Subscription

14 Jul 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Peter Blakemore’s Spar-centric empire keeps delivering despite the ever more brutal c-store environment (see MyLocal)

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Calling physics graduates! The food & drink sector needs you

24 Oct 2016 | By Julia Glotz

  Physicists have much to offer the food & drink industry but recruitment has been lagging

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Flexible hiring: is grocery missing a trick?

18 Oct 2016 | By Joanna Jacobs

It’s time for grocery retail to be bolder when it comes to offering staff more flexible working options, says careers coach Joanna Jacobs

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Why retail is such a great career launch pad

15 Jul 2016 | By Joanna Jacobs

HR consultant Joanna Jacobs looks at the unique opportunities offered by a career in retail



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