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The Coyote and Road Runner: Big Food and Start-Ups Friends or Foes?

Dairy giant Danone has announced this week that it’s cutting €1 billion in costs over the next 3 years as business conditions are tough. Where?   …. err everywhere, including fast-growing emerging mega-markets like China. Danone is not alone – in

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All Aboard! Where To? Mmmm Not Quite Sure!

There’s so much happening in the world of food, and we do our best to explain past and anticipate future developments in the global food industry for you. For example, we have talked about: demographic and lifestyle changes in all

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Oh, BREX IT!

  What a seven days! Out of the EU and England out of the European Soccer Championships. Those pesky Vikings bounced us in 793 AD and 1223 years later repeated the dose. Grocery cartoonists have had a field day: “Imagine

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In the UK, Inflation Rate Hits Zero Percent: Cause for Celebration or Despair?

This month in the UK, the inflation rate dropped to 0%, a level not seen for 50 years and, what’s more, we could see negative figures (deflation) in the upcoming months. The principal drivers are declines in both fuel and

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Welcome!

Welcome to our “Supermarket in Your Pocket” blog and thanks for joining us. If you have got this far it probably means that you are as curious and enthusiastic about the world of grocery retailing as we are! The blog

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About the authors
Prof David Hughes: Around the world, David speaks to senior agribusiness and food industry managers about global food industry developments that are and will affect their businesses and industry. Energetic, engaging, humorous and insightful, David gains the very highest evaluations at seminars, conferences and Board level discussions in every continent he visits. Miguel Flavián: works for several Spanish organisations and companies to help them to learn from the developments of the British grocery market and improve their business back home.