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Amazon is Go - but will the concept really work in the UK?

15 Feb 2019 | By Adam Leyland

Perhaps Amazon sees our facility with self-scanning technology as a strength

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The Secret Lives of Slim People leaves slimmers none the wiser

15 Feb 2019 | By Megan Tatum

What’s the big secret of slimming? Well, there isn’t one really

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Theresa May can play fast and loose with jam but not people’s livelihoods Subscription

14 Feb 2019 | By Carina Perkins

The PM might be cutting back on food waste with her jam habits, but it’s not exactly great advice for the public

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How Eat 17 is reimagining the local grocery store concept

14 Feb 2019 | By Tim Mason

Tim Mason, CEO of Eagle Eye, is impressed by the chain’s new and exciting convenience retail format

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Hands-off launches like RXBar reflect increasing hunger for ‘independent’ brands Subscription

13 Feb 2019 | By Daniel Selwood

The discreet UK rollout of Kellogg’s RXBar may raise eyebrows, but it’s not unusual for big suppliers to play it low-and-slow

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Even healthy businesses have been put in a Brexit planning stranglehold

13 Feb 2019 | By Wayne Hudson

We at Birds Eye are directing time and money towards Brexit planning instead of improving our business, says Wayne Hudson, managing director at Birds Eye

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It's time for retailers to evolve smartphone grocery shopping strategies

13 Feb 2019 | By John Nevens

If your content is not ready for mobile, you are not truly ready for e-commerce, says John Nevens, joint managing director of Bridgethorne

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Brexit tensions are driving a wedge between government and industry Subscription

12 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

As the UK teeters closer to the brink of a no deal, it’s becoming impossible for the industry to keep a lid on concerns

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The 'Eat them to defeat them' ad teaches children vegetables are a menace

12 Feb 2019 | By Joanna Blythman

We should challenge the idea that kids don’t like vegetables, says Joanna Blythman

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Radio 4 puts a human face to the stats in High Street Blues

12 Feb 2019 | By Megan Tatum

A good chunk of The Untold – High Street Blues was heartbreaking stuff

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There’s no room for jade eggs or pseudoscience in Goop’s Netflix show Subscription

11 Feb 2019 | By Emma Weinbren

Netflix has reportedly signed a deal to create a Goop documentary series

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How Aldi keeps getting things right

11 Feb 2019 | By Jeremy Garlick

Aldi and Lidl have had a profound impact on our industry in the past five years, taking almost all the growth, says Jeremy Garlick, partner at Insight Traction

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Ocado and M&S: there's no smoke without fire

08 Feb 2019 | By Adam Leyland

The fire is a serious blow to Ocado in the short term, with 10% of its UK capacity taken out

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Manage business relationships like you would your love life

08 Feb 2019 | By Jonathan Fitchew

Perseverance and nurture are key to any successful relationship, whether in romance or business

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From baby bananas to mango-plums: the latest trends from Fruit Logistica Subscription

07 Feb 2019 | By Rachel Graham

If you’re among those who think the humble plum can’t be improved upon, read on

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‘Natasha’s Law’ can ensure some good comes of our daughter’s death

07 Feb 2019 | By Tanya & Nadim Ednan-Laperouse

We believe the time has come for full information and transparency about what is in our food, say Tanya & Nadim Ednan-Laperouse

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What the Graze deal tells us about Unilever’s D2C strategy Subscription

06 Feb 2019 | By Daniel Selwood

D2C has been important for Unilever since its acquisition of Dollar Shave Club in 2016

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HMRC’s Brexit plans aren’t enough. Business needs long-term details Subscription

05 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Food and drink leaders were soon to point out the latest emergency proposals were full of holes

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It's time for suppliers to re-evaluate the stunning rise of Aldi and Lidl

05 Feb 2019 | By David Sables

A staggering sales growth of 10% over Christmas signals that the discounters may be unstoppable, says David Sables, CEO of Sentinel Management Consultants

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Poland’s ‘sick cow’ scandal is a reminder of the EU’s food safety net Subscription

04 Feb 2019 | By Carina Perkins

If these practices turn out to be more widespread, this will be the biggest meat scandal in Europe since Horsegate

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