Opinion

  • Darren A Smith_Making Business Matter

    How tough can time management be?

    • , Darren Smith
    Now a trainer for the grocery industry, Darren Smith reveals a few secrets – and lessons - from his days as a big-four supermarket buyer
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  • Caroline Drummond, CEO of LEAF

    Agri-environment schemes show farmers’ commitment to biodiversity

    • , Caroline Drummond
    LEAF’s Caroline Drummond shines the spotlight on integrated farm management schemes in the farming versus wildlife debate
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  • TOMMY 1

    Amsterdam Produce Show team rips up the road on Ride for the Roses

    • , Tommy Leighton
    The APS-sponsored team takes to the roads of Enschede in the Netherlands as we focus on health as one of the four central themes in Amsterdam on November 2-4
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  • Sufiyan Kala

    Steering the middle course on social media

    • , Sufiyan Kala
    Sufiyan Kala has some pointers on how to come up smelling of roses on social media as you deal with unhappy customers
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  • Amy Lance_Waitrose buyer

    Traditional foods: did our ancestors have it right?

    • , Amy Lance
    Just back from her sabbatical in the US, Waitrose buyer Amy Lance looks at her diet and finds inspiration in getting back to basics
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  • Phillip Adcock Headshot

    Optimising supermarket environments to increase shopper interest

    • , Phillip Adcock
    How enhancing store layout and improving atmosphere can increase customer satisfaction and profits
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  • Ravikant Parvataneni, Crimson and Co

    Supply-chain improvements make for better business prospects in India

    • , Ravikant Parvataneni
    Renewed government focus is bringing welcome change for Indian supply chains, says Crimson & Co, India consultant Ravikant Parvataneni
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  • Briony Dunmore

    Traditional greengrocers have a chance to take high streets back to the future

    • , Briony Dunmore
    A visit to an independent greengrocer in Birmingham shows there is more to retail life than price
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  • Jim Prevor - PBUK

    Why Lidl will succeed where Tesco failed in the US

    • , Jim Prevor
    Jim Prevor predicted that Tesco was on the wrong path in the US; but thinks Lidl is headed in the right direction.
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  • Darren A Smith_Making Business Matter

    How smooth are your soft skills?

    • , Darren Smith
    Darren Smith, trainer to the UK supermarkets and former produce buying manager talks scorecards, competency frameworks and how to develop the soft skills vital to a buyer
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