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DH abandons plans to restrict HFSS food promotions

19 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The government has dropped plans for a clampdown on the promotion of products high in fat, salt or sugar in stores…

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CCE seeks to increase domestic recycling with new bin designs

19 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Coca-Cola Enterprises is harnessing the power of social media to find new prototype designs for domestic recycling bins…

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Hybrid labelling scheme wins over second wave of suppliers

19 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The government has revealed that a second wave of suppliers have agreed to sign up to its new hybrid front-of-pack labelli…


Co-op Group stuck with 645 properties it doesn’t need

17 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group has a portfolio of 645 properties that it does “not need or use”.

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Co-op’s food strategy bears fruit as True North points the way

17 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group’s food strategy True North is “bearing fruit” with a “sustained period of market outperformance” the society has revealed.

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Diageo sales slip 1.3% as emerging markets slow

17 Apr 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Adverse currency movements and weak consumer confidence saw Diageo’s net sales dip 1.3% in the three months to 31 March, it reported this morning.

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Co-op faces 'wake-up call' after disastrous £2.5bn loss

17 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group has confirmed it made a loss of £2.5bn last year.

Tesco Sandhurst

Tesco pulled in two directions

17 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is torn between a price war and a store refresh programme. Can it possibly succeed at both?

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Toys category report 2014

14 Apr 2014 | By John Porter

Toys and collectables are on the front line in the battle between grocers and high-street retailers - and the supermarkets are sustaining heavy casualties.

Focus on Suncare

Suncare category report 2014

14 Apr 2014 | By Lisa Riley

What a scorcher! As the mercury rose last summer, so did sales of suncare products.

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Governance issues identified in 1958 are back to haunt Co-op

19 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The furore over how The Co-op Group should reform has continued unabated over the past week…


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There's too much alarm over sugar and sweeteners

13 Apr 2014

The launch of health campaign group Action on Sugar in January sparked a debate around sugars in the diet…

Tackle wider waste issue

24 Mar 2014

While it was heartening to read your story on consumers’ greater awareness of food waste, pre-consumer waste also needs consideration.

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Online pound shops will have to piggyback

22 Mar 2014

The domain name that I own, poundshop.co.uk, was the first-ever transactional online pound shop…

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