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NFU calls for postponement of National Living Wage

22 Jul 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Minette Batters has called for the government to delay the compulsory pay rise to £7.20 for all workers over the age of 25

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Les Montgomery of Highland Spring on the bottled water boom Subscription

12 Jul 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Les Montgomery has helped steer bottled water from forgotten category to one of UK grocery’s big success stories…

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Create a better work-life balance - it's critical Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Jennifer Baker

We’re used to hearing about the ‘work-life balance’ – for good reason!

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A real living wage: is it time for the grocery trade to pay it? Subscription

30 Jul 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The introduction of a national living wage by George Osborne has only fuelled calls for a higher living wage to be paid…


GroceryAid raises record £4.5m

28 Jul 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Charity launches Carers Initiative and support packages for short-term crises

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David Charlton, Morrisons Beverley: G33 store of the week Subscription

23 Jul 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

”Morrisons has a feedback mechanism for customers and at one point we were not faring particularly well”

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Paul Brown, BOL Foods, on Tina Turner, wasps and lard Subscription

30 Jul 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

My dad made sure my brother and I worked at least half every school holiday from an early age…

Matthew Barnes

Matthew Barnes Big Interview: Going Solo as Aldi UK's first CEO Subscription

07 May 2015 | By James Halliwell

In an exclusive interview Aldi UK and Ireland CEO Matthew Barnes talks to The Grocer about rumours, rivals and Roman

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Graze CEO Anthony Fletcher: the Big Interview Subscription

16 Apr 2015 | By James Halliwell

Graze posted its first box of snacks in 2008 and it hasn’t stopped innovating or expanding since

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Sylvester Stallone and me: Jonathan Warburton Big Interview Video Subscription

10 Apr 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Jonathan Warburton is in a scrap. So he’s hired Sylvester Stallone for the latest ad campaign.

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Jeremy Dee of Swizzels Matlow: talking sugar and One Direction Subscription

27 Mar 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Since Jeremy Dee dragged the nation’s favourite sweets into the 21st century, sales have gone in only One Direction– Up.

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Chris Dee, Booths CEO: The Big Interview Subscription

21 Mar 2015 | By Claire Farrell

He became the first non-family member to take charge at Booths in February, so what does new CEO Chris Dee have planned?…

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Rob Amar, MD of RH Amar: The Big Interview

06 Mar 2015 | By Megan Tatum

RH Amar’s MD is widening the speciality supplier’s reach, from looking beyond its Med heartland to selling to discounters…

Ian York

Ian York of Poundstrecher: looking beyond single digits Subscription

27 Feb 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Poundstretcher is making a comeback, and for new boss Ian York it represents a reinvention

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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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Allan Leighton: Exclusive interview with the new chairman of Co-op Subscription

19 Feb 2015 | By Adam Leyland

Our editor Adam Leyland gets an exclusive interview with Allan Leighton covering the chairman’s thoughts on the business, Ursula Lidbetter and his role

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Paddy Power: Ella's Kitchen boss Paul Lindley's new adventure Subscription

23 Jan 2015 | By James Halliwell

Ella’s Kitchen entrepreneur Paul Lindley on Paddy’s Bathroom, his socially and economically powerful new bathtime venture…


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Taming the email beast: bring in some rules to win back time Subscription

22 May 2015 | By Jennifer Baker

We’ve forgotten how emails revolutionised communication, enabling faster responses and better services for our customers

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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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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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