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Alana Spencer: the Big Interview Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

If Alana Spencer can endure the trials of The Apprentice, surely she stands a chance of significant retail success

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Tesco CEO Dave Lewis on why rivals must work together on waste

09 Mar 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Supermarkets don’t usually share solutions, but for Tesco CEO Dave Lewis it’s not about glory

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James Mayer Big Interview: Danone's winning formula Subscription

27 Jan 2017 | By James Halliwell

The ‘breast is best’ debate remains endlessly contentious. But is Mayer sick of it?

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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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Sophi Tranchell Big Interview: after the Divine intervention Subscription

02 Jun 2016 | By Megan Tatum

When Divine launched, the provenance of chocolate and the very concept of Fairtrade were unknown

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Big Interview: Douglas Lamont, Innocent Drinks Subscription

26 May 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Does the chief executive still think Innocent is the game-changing startup he fell in love with? 

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Does CMA boss Alex Chisholm get the Big Picture? Subscription

06 May 2016 | By Adam Leyland

The CMA has been criticised for its “pointless pseudo-academic analysis” and “conservative, micro-market approach”

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Andrew Joret of the British Egg Industry Council: Big Interview Subscription

28 Apr 2016 | By James Halliwell

Eggs are currently enjoying the best comeback since Elvis flew to Vegas

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Tulip CEO Chris Thomas: Big Interview Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Tulip CEO Chris Thomas knows all there is to know about the challenge of keeping Danish bacon on UK plates

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Wyke Farms MD Rich Clothier on Brexit, milk prices and Le Welsh Subscription

11 Mar 2016 | By Kevin White

The Wyke Farms MD has a tough enough task managing risks in a tumultuous dairy sector without Brexit entering the mix

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Good Hemp: The Big Interview Subscription

11 Mar 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Henry Braham and Glynis Murray have built a flourishing business selling milk and oil from hemp

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Sally Barker, SCA MD, on loo rolls, awkwardness and men Subscription

28 Jan 2016 | By Megan Tatum

SCA MD Sally Barker insists awkwardness is a “cliché”

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Stephen Barlow, Euro Food Brands boss on helping brands grow Subscription

28 Jan 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Barlow and operations director Mike Adams have grown sales to a predicted £82m

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Tetra Pak's Stefan Fageräng takes aim at the UK Subscription

21 Jan 2016 | By James Halliwell

Tetra Pak is under-represented in the UK, believes its MD for North West Europe

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Camilla Stephens and Mark Campbell on how Higgidy grew up Subscription

10 Dec 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Big Interview with Higgidy’s Camilla Stephens and Mark Campbell

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Britvic GB MD Paul Graham: The Big Interview Subscription

04 Dec 2015 | By Adam Leyland

A lousy summer. The health lobby slinging mud. Retailers ripping out SKUs. Britvic’s GB MD is up for the challenge

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Bernard Matthews CEO Rob Burnett exits business

20 Apr 2017 | By Kevin White

Burnett left shortly after Christmas, it has emerged

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B&Q CEO Michael Løve to become executive VP of Netto International

19 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Løve will be responsible for the operations of 1,300 stores in Denmark, Germany, Poland and Sweden

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Industry veteran Peter Hajipieris joins Regal Springs Subscription

18 Apr 2017 | By Kevin White

Hajipieris has held senior roles at the former MAFF, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Birds Eye

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Tesco shop floor staff to get reduced bonus payout Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Last year the company paid out an exceptional 5% reward bonus for staff. This year they get “at least a 3% bonus”

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Gary Winter to push Collect+ in PayPoint parcel services role Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Winter has spent 17 years working in e-commerce and delivery

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Milner to return to Tyrrells CEO role in management shake-up Subscription

12 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Snacks brand Tyrrells has announced a restructuring of its worldwide business leadership

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John Colley leaves Majestic Wine to become Hobbycraft CEO Subscription

12 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Majestic Wine retail MD John Colley is swapping alcohol for knitting and crochet by becoming the new CEO of Hobbycraft

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Well names Ben Turner as director of human resources Subscription

12 Apr 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Turner will start in his new role at the Bestway-owned independent pharmacy chain in April

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Ben Clarke joins CaféPod as commercial controller Subscription

11 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Clarke is the former sales controller at sports nutrition business For Goodness Shakes

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City snapshot: Majestic Wine retail MD John Colley steps down Subscription

11 Apr 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Majestic Wine MD John Colley is leaving the wine retailer a little more than 18 months after joining to take a new role closer to his young children in the South of England

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ACS warns Jeremy Corbyn over Labour 'real living wage' pledge Subscription

10 Apr 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The national living wage is set to reach 60% of median earnings by 2020

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Genius Foods to cut 115 jobs as it ends non-branded production Subscription

10 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

All of the brand’s existing bakery locations will continue to operate



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