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Big Food: Going, Going, Gone?!

Big food companies haven’t been cracking open the champagne in recent years – in developed markets, sales have been in free-fall, with fast-growing emerging markets saving the day but, still, the overall sales trend has been ominously downwards, and this

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Waitrose: The Silent Expansion

The global supermarket chain “beasts” Walmart, Carrefour and Tesco have struggled through the recession and its stuttering recovery. Analysts have called for them to concentrate on regaining lost profitability in their home markets but it is these developed, mature markets

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Waitrose. It is worth to care for your customers.

As we claw ourselves out of one of the worst recessions since the Depression of the 1930’s, UK retailers who have prospered through the economic maelstrom are those at either end of the price continuum: hard discounters and premium food

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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.