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grocer cup 2018

The Grocer Cup 2018: the nominees revealed

For the past two decades, the trophy has been awarded to an outstanding leader for their work in the industry over the past year

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VK Watermelon

VK unveils Watermelon RTD following public vote Subscription

By Daniel Woolfson

The 4% abv drink was chosen to join the range after a nationwide competition to find a new flavour for the brand

Meat fixture at Markthalle Krefeld in Germany

Nine stores that have taken meat counters to the next level

By Bryan Roberts

Bryan Roberts, global insight director of tcc global, takes a look at examples of best practice from retailers looking to add value through serviced meat counters

amzn ONE USE

Can government deliver an 'Amazon tax'? Is it needed? Subscription

By Ian Quinn

Philip Hammond is reportedly looking into a tax that targets online companies. What would the impact be on UK retail?

Higgidy pies

Higgidy sales fall flat following 'major brand restructure' Subscription

By Alec Mattinson

Sales at premium pie maker Higgidy flat-lined last year as a major restructure of the brand hit revenues, though sales have picked up in recent months.

chris dee harrods

Chris Dee to lead food and home departments at Harrods

By Marianne Calnan

Former Booths CEO Dee replaces food and restaurants director Alex Dower

sainsburys newport

Sainsbury's Newport: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

By Marianne Calnan

‘The store has had two consecutive years of growth and we’re so pleased with this recognition’


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WHITE PAPER – Accelerate your supply chain as retail pressure intensifies

Big or small, Food and Drink manufacturers are under pressure. Supermarket range reviews, massive retail mergers, the backlash against plastic packaging and the ongoing unpredictability of Brexit are just some of the huge challenges facing them in 2018. 


WHITE PAPER – Innovation… who gives a SHIFT?

There was a time where it was enough to do one thing and do it well. When simply providing a solid product and service would support your business model for many years, if not decades. But the world has changed and continues to change… fast. Brands need to be planning ahead, but also ready to react when the competition start to encroach on their territory.  


White Paper: A new model for launching new products

As three in four new product launches currently fail within a year, Bray Leino’s new comms model suggests how the traditional approach can evolve to de-risk the launch process. Hosted by The Grocer, Bray Leino invited marketers from leading food and drink brands to discuss this hypothesis. That discussion is the basis for this paper.



Plastic and the Packaging Conundrum

Plastic is the new public enemy number one. But how should the industry, which is so reliant on plastic as a packaging solution, respond?


The Soft Drinks Sugar Levy Webinar

What does the Sugar Levy mean? Everything you ever wanted to know and never dared to ask


Coca-Cola: How to Bring Sales and Operations Alive with Data

Implementing a robust Sales and Operation process at Coca-Cola




News UK

News UK, a leading provider of digital and print media, is conducting research into the quality of retail activation in fmcg with the aim of understanding the challenges around aligning in-store activation.



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