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Ronnie Bartlett

Ronnie Bartlett: Albert Bartlett's ruler of the Rooster potato Subscription

21 Aug 2014 | By James Halliwell

Ronnie Bartlett aims to get everyone munching more spuds by returning to the frozen aisle…

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Three key ingredients all successful people have in common Subscription

28 Aug 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

What do successful people have in common? We may think they’re cleverer, have luckier breaks and are more ruthless…

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Food and drink SMEs set for jobs boost as confidence returns

28 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Up to 38,000 jobs could be created in food and drink SMEs in the next year, new figures have suggested.

Borough market

Are markets making a comeback? Subscription

28 Aug 2014 | By James Halliwell

Although supermarkets will forever be the dominant force in grocery retail, markets are enjoying something of a comeback…

John Walker

Store of the Week: Sainsbury’s Scarborough Subscription

29 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

The store expanded and brought with it a new café upstairs, a huge GM department, 9,000 extra sq ft of clothing

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Sian Breslin

Sian Breslin of Sian's Plan on jukeboxes and Jamie Oliver Subscription

28 Aug 2014 | By Beth Brooks

At 13 I had a summer and weekend job at a café in Fishguard, West Wales…

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.

diana hunter

Diana Hunter, Conviviality Retail CEO: the Big Interview

20 Jun 2014 | By Sara Spary

She’s overseen a flotation, two acquisitions and a major overhaul of the company’s franchise model and there’s plenty more…

sir phillip green

BHS Food: Sir Philip Green is heading your way Subscription

06 Jun 2014 | By Thomas Hobbs

He’s a retail legend who mixes it with supermodels and celebrities. Now he’s got his eye on little old convenience…

paul schaafsma

Paul Schaafsma Big Interview: The Ultimate Accolade Subscription

30 May 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Paul Schaafsma is determined to transform the drinks behemoth into a more agile and strategically focused outfit…

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…


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'Selling' roles: there is a place for creativity in hiring Subscription

21 Aug 2014 | By Jonathan Fitchew

Working in sales recruitment, I face the challenge of selling a sales career to less-than-willing graduates…

David Sables

Don't skirt around the point - there is no harm in asking! Subscription

09 Aug 2014 | By David Sables

We are constantly fed a myth soup about selling and negotiation…

Jobs for young people

Taking a summer break? It's time to SWOT up on your career Subscription

02 Aug 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

It’s that time of year again, with many people heading off to a well-earned summer break…

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Ripped Roast

Roast Dinners Category Report 2014

What a difference a year makes. “The roast is resurrected,” The Grocer proclaimed this time last year…



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