The Grocer has further strengthened its editorial team with a number of appointments. Rosie Davenport joins the magazine as deputy marketing editor on August 12 from sister title Off Licence News. Rosie will be responsible for our coverage of the drinks market and will also oversee our popular Focus on features programme. Ed Bedington has been promoted to fill the newly-created role of Market Edge editor. In his new capacity, Ed will be responsible for building up our coverage of these vital sectors of the grocery market. Elaine Watson has been promoted to deputy news editor and Sean McAllister joins the news team as a reporter. Gene Cornelius has this week joined from Marketing magazine as The Grocer's first art editor. Editor Julian Hunt said: "These appointments form an an important part of our ongoing efforts to ensure The Grocer is an unmissable read ­ week in, week out." {{NEWS }}