In recent years, many foods which were previously only consumed by a relatively small percentage of the Western population, have become staple items on the shopping list of an ever-growing number of healthy shoppers. And while these foods might be...
14 February, 2018
I have been to the shops 5 times this week, not one of these times have I actually spoken to anyone. I used self-service check outs every time. I didn’t need to ask for a bag or get my ID checked. No one said "Hi" or asked how my day was. It got me...
07 February, 2018
Last November saw the 2017 Stop Slavery Awards recognise companies that have taken concrete steps to eradicate forced labour from their supply chains. Amongst those honoured was parent company of the UK Convenience Grocer, COOP. Most notably, it...
05 February, 2018
Attitudes across the globe have changed dramatically in recent years when it comes to consumers choosing what they eat and where they buy their produce and groceries. In 2018, US retailers must be more transparent than ever before if they want to...
31 January, 2018
Delegating data collection tasks is a great way to get results
26 January, 2018
How long does it take to achieve innovation?
17 January, 2018
For most people, the announcement of a new type of truck wouldn't elicit much interest. I certainly struggled to raise more than a sarcastic yawn from my colleagues when attempting to introduce into conversation the news of electric carmaker Tesla...
10 January, 2018
Every year there is a new ingredient or food group that lands on the scene, hailed as the new superfood or way of eating which will help us all become a better version of ourselves.
03 January, 2018
What’s the most positive sign for private brands’ future?
20 December, 2017
Having had the experience of working within a large German retailer private brand team, developing private brands across categories, I was truly surprised at how one-dimensional in most cases their supplier engagement was!
13 December, 2017
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