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Christine Tacon, Adjudicator

Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon: One year in Subscription

23 Jun 2014 | By James Halliwell

Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon speaks to The Grocer about her first year in the role, and a new pledge on ‘forensic auditing’ by eight major supermarkets.

Jonathan Fitchew

Recruiters should check facts about candidates

26 Jul 2014 | By Jonathan Fitchew

As a bit of a holiday traditionalist, I walked into a travel agent and explained what I wanted…

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Mind the gender pay gap Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Jawaid Rehman

The gender pay gap is an increasingly hot issue…

Ham pork roast meat

That'll do, pig: hunk of ham celebrates 112th birthday

20 Jul 2014

A belated happy birthday from Bogof to… a 112-year-old ham. No, not Dick Van Dyke!…

Neil Fairclouch

Store of the Week: Asda Pudsey, Leeds Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Although our 12 department managers have now been reduced to six section managers, the morale among staff has remained hig…

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Stuart Green

Stuart Green, Mrs Crimble's, on Bourne, macaroons and beer Subscription

26 Jul 2014 | By Beth Brooks

D-day came and I nailed it! Feedback: “We think you are too polished for us.”…

Fiona Kendrick

Fiona Kendrick, Nestlé's UK CEO, on people and palm oil Subscription

02 May 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

UK CEO Fiona Kendrick is making sure Nestlé’s £500m investment plan for Britain supports a fresh influx of young talent…

Adam Couch

Cranswick's Adam Couch on transforming the premium pork specialist Subscription

25 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Cranswick CEO Adam Couch reveals how he plans to transform the business from premium pork into premium food specialist…

Ibrahim Najafi Lolly Line

Ibrahim Najafi of R&R: the man with a lot of lolly Subscription

18 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

R&R CEO Ibrahim Najafi has driven big acquisitions in Europe. Now he’s looking to lick the global market…

Andy Clarke

Asda's Andy Clarke: The Big Interview Subscription

04 Apr 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Asda boss Andy Clarke speaks out on restructuring, hypermarkets, changing technology and the rise of the discounters…

Jonathan Bye Seabrook

Jonathan Bye: how he crunched the numbers at Seabrook Crisps Subscription

04 Apr 2014 | By James Halliwell

Haemorrhaging sales and losing money, it was crunch time for Seabrook Crisps. Then Jonathan Bye rode to the rescue…

Jack Monroe

Jack Monroe: The Big Interview Subscription

07 Mar 2014 | By James Halliwell

In 2011, single mum Jack Monroe hit rock bottom and attempted suicide. Then she started a blog featuring cheap recipes…

Darcy Willson Rymer

Darcy Willson-Rymer: Big Interview with Costcutter CEO Subscription

21 Feb 2014 | By Simon Creasey

Costcutter’s Mr Darcy has gone through a painful divorce with its longstanding supply partner Nisa…

Simon Herbert, Esso

Esso's Simon Herbert: Fuelling retail growth Subscription

17 Feb 2014 | By James Halliwell

Esso is selling off the retail side of its operation so it can focus on supplying fuel. What’s prompted the radical move?…

Brandon Lewis in Taunton Deane

Brandon Lewis means business as he plans high street revival Subscription

13 Dec 2013 | By Ian Quinn

New high streets minister Brandon Lewis on the “amazing” Portas, the new £1bn package, and that “load of crap” comment…

John Kennedy, Diageo

John Kennedy: Big Interview with Diageo Western Europe president Subscription

06 Dec 2013 | By Adam Leyland

Diageo’s Western European business has lost some of its old swagger, says John Kennedy. He is determined to get it back….


Can Dave Lewis make a go of it as CEO of Tesco?

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Ten years after Gü... launching a product is harder than ever Subscription

22 Jul 2014 | By James Averdieck

I set up Gü Puds in 2003. We had to go through all the palaver any new food business goes though…

Trucks supply chain

Why not just outlaw the obviously unfair trading practices? Subscription

10 Jul 2014 | By David Sables

I’m often accused of emotive language when discussing the Groceries Code Adjudicator…

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Peak performance: some sporting advice to take into work

05 Jul 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

With World Cup fever about to reach its climax, I truly enjoy learning from diverse and successful athletes…

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