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Tesco-Booker a case of if you can't beat 'em, join 'em Subscription

17 Nov 2017 | By Adam Leyland

But not in the old sense of selling up. It’s about forming a genuine partnership (or Faustian pact)

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Brilliant TNT millennials blast away snowflake slurs

17 Nov 2017 | By Megan Tatum

We millennials get a bad rap if you ask me…

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Critical Eye: The Food Programme, Radio 4

17 Nov 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Sheila Dillon in Catalonia, just as the region’s parliament declares independence from Spain

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Facebook Messenger as grocery channel. Like?

17 Nov 2017 | By Sebastian Redenz

The rise of P2P payments offers vast opportunities for grocers, says Sebastian Redenz of iProspect UK

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Check out this Mexican wave: from posh restaurants to retail, it’s a growing crowdpleaser Subscription

16 Nov 2017 | By Ash O’Mahony

Hold on to your sombreros. Mexican food has been voted Brits’ favourite cuisine this year

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5 reasons to consider a traineeship if you’re interested in a career in food retail

16 Nov 2017 | By Debbie Gardiner

Traineeships are a great way to try out a potential career and see if it’s the right fit for you, says Debbie Gardiner of Qube Learning

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Image-conscious men are hunting out personal care brands they can show off

25 Oct 2017 | By Ash O’Mahony

Male consumers are increasingly searching for personal care products that portray an image they can identify with

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Food waste efforts wasted without Courtauld collaboration

19 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The battle against food waste, sadly, will not be won unless the industry collaborates

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The Co-op isn’t ailing. But it needs to stretch its wings Subscription

17 Oct 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

A casual observer of today’s grocery market share figures from Kantar would conclude that the Co-op is struggling

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Helen Evans

Food redistribution is gaining traction

09 Nov 2017 | By Helen Evans

Food redistribution is a matter close to my heart. With so much food wasted worldwide, something simply had to be done..

David Thomson

Scottish must work together on obesity

01 Nov 2017 | By David Thomson

Last week the Scottish government published its bold Diet and Obesity Strategy Consultation…

Matt Bennett

Attract younger shoppers with purpose

26 Oct 2017 | By Matt Bennett

Are we at the thin end of a sober wedge? A 2017 study found that 75% of 21 to 35-year-olds limit their alcohol on nights out

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Let's hear it for the olderpreneurs

15 Nov 2017 | By Max Gowland

I am in my early 60s and I find myself in a growing band of brothers dubbed the ‘olderpreneurs’, says Prime Fifty founder Max Gowland

Caryn Gillan

Supplier vision must be category wide

08 Nov 2017 | By Caryn Gillan

If suppliers want to have traction with retailers, they need to talk the language they understand

Scott Wilson

Invest in authenticity to thrive

02 Nov 2017 | By Scott Wilson

When Donald Trump glided to victory last year, he did so on a platform of authenticity…

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OUTDOOR Pub lunch

Insect promotions are Karoline's latest way to create Buzz

26 Apr 2015 | By Titania Touché

I am envisaging a summer of decadent lunches on a sun-drenched Mayfair terrace…

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