Opinion

  • Deborah Winchester Shopper Anonymous

    Have you got a mayday button?

    • , Deborah Winchester
    Deborah Winchester from Shopper Anonymous says the businesses that continually think like the customer, and devise solutions and gimmicks to appeal, are those that will continue to delight their customers and retain loyalty
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  • Matt Incles  Promar International

    Is Europe’s currency advantage in developing new markets a threat to the UK?

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    Promar International’s senior consultant Matt Incles says a weak euro is favouring European exporters in global markets, including the UK, presenting competitive challenges for domestic suppliers
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  • Jim Prevor - PBUK

    Journalistic ethics ignored in Channel 4 News story

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    Jim Prevor says investigations should look not only at alleged indiscretions at Nickle Farm, but also, more importantly, at the lack of journalistic integrity shown by Channel 4 News reporters
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  • Lisa Cork copy 2

    Build trends into your fresh produce packaging

    • , Lisa Cork
    Global fresh produce strategist Lisa Cork says it’s easy to connect with consumers if your on-pack communication remains relevant and trend focused
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  • Tommy Leighton - PBUK

    Industry should take collective perspective on C4 News allegations

    • , Tommy Leighton
    Claims of mistreatment of workers at one of the farms of the UK’s largest fruit grower should not be dismissed as someone else’s problem – it affects us all
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  • TOMMY 1

    There must be more to grocery retailing than endless price promises

    • , Tommy Leighton
    Tommy Leighton points out why the dearth of new ideas and lack of creative merchandising among the big four UK retailers should be tackled head on with disruptive innovation to attract shoppers through the door
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  • Sion Roberts EFFP

    How China’s summer of discontent will impact on the UK economy

    • , Siôn Roberts
    Despite significant economic headwinds this summer, Siôn Roberts at EFFP says an improving outlook for the UK economy remains just about on track, and although that improvement is slowly working its way into the food sector, farming faces significant challenges
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  • Paul Collins Commercial Director at Reynolds

    What price do you put on food safety?

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    Reynolds’ commercial director, Paul Collins, discusses the importance of food safety and what it means to a major UK foodservice operator
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  • Opinion_PeterBackman

    Restaurant operators get more adventurous with veggies

    • , Peter Backman
    Horizons managing director Peter Backman explains why vegetables are making a stronger appearance in a number of guises at UK restaurants, as revealed by his firm’s latest Menu Trend survey, which charts the changes and trends on high street menus
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  • Jim Prevor - PBUK

    30 years-plus of adaptability

    • , Jim Prevor
    Jim Prevor, The Perishable Pundit, says the lesson of the last 30 years is to adapt quickly to change; pointing out there are still bright spots for US suppliers in the UK if the trade is willing and able to innovate and be flexible
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