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Paul Tripp, Soreen MD: Big Interview Subscription

19 Jan 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Rolling up his sleeves (and talking to customers), baking veteran Paul Tripp worked miracles on unique malt loaf Soreen…

Jennifer Baker

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…

Jobs for young people

Jobs in the food industry carry on downwards trend

22 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

The fall in food industry employment goes against the non-food retail pattern of increased employment and recovery

High street

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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Tesco Extra Loughborough: store of the week interview Subscription

23 Jan 2015

Customers always like it when there’s a bargain to be had…

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Jess Templeton, KP Snacks, on Boyzone, pigeons and Chartres

12 Jan 2015

When I was 15 I was a sales assistant at WH Smith. I have fond memories of recommending books to holidaymakers…

Marty Spate

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…

Tristram Wilkinson

Tristram Wilkinson: trends, tissues and tactics for growth Subscription

11 Sep 2014 | By Simon Creasey

Kimberly-Clark’s vice president/MD is focused on growth and innovation – and he’s had to make some tough decisions…

Danny Alexander

Scottish independence debate: Danny Alexander attacks ‘intimidation’

09 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

The Grocer spoke to chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, on the potential implications of Scottish independence for the food and drink industry.

Jane Asher

Jane Asher talks to The Grocer about her hit bakeware range Subscription

04 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

Actress and cake maker Jane Asher talks to The Grocer about her hit bakeware range for Poundland…


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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…


Adaptive behaviour is the true key to employability today Subscription

16 Nov 2014 | By Jonathan Fitchew

When ‘Super Mario’ Balotelli was signed at Liverpool, his legacy preceded him…

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