Solution, noun 1. a means of solving a problem or dealing with a difficult situation. Since joining a company with “Solutions” in its name, I’ve become increasingly – and sometimes painfully – aware of the ways in which people casually misuse this...
17 May, 2017
The Grocer Conference 2017 was a sell-out event this year, with a wealth of speakers from the height of the industry. Delegates from across the UK came together to discuss and participate in the question every small and medium supplier wants to know...
26 April, 2017
I’ve always been the technical, logical type. Words like ‘engagement’ had never been particularly high on my agenda. People should do what you ask them to if there’s a business or personal relationship that defines they should - simple. Then a...
12 April, 2017
Here we are again. So far in this series we have wandered though the past of five UK retailers. Co-op, Sainsbury's, Morrison's, Tesco and Asda.
24 March, 2017
Within the vast scale of the grocery retail industry, it is sometimes inevitable that there will be errors with product labelling relating to ingredients.
15 March, 2017
Ok, maybe not the factory managers, but new product development teams certainly do, and customers and consumers definitely do. Innovation is a great way to differentiate yourselves from the competition.
02 March, 2017
Here we are again. Time for another wander into the past of one of our much loved retailers.
16 February, 2017
Hello friends, and welcome to another edition of my Food Retailer History Blog Series. This time, we have landed in the 20th century.
26 January, 2017
The retail industry contains a lot of jargon and so many frameworks. With so much to think about all the time, things can get lost in translation or quite simply misunderstood.
05 January, 2017
In these highly regulated days of the supply of consumer goods, it amazes me just how often food products are recalled due to a risk arising from the production process.
08 December, 2016
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