Chris Mercer

Articles by Chris Mercer

Former M&S chief and current Ocado chairman Rose was among speakers at BRC SymposiumTalking shop: The "hybrid" consumer, supply chains and tech dominate BRC event

27 June 2013

Catering to a bifurcated market, the prospect of shorter supply chains and the onward march of technology were key topics for food retailers at the British Retail Consortium's annual symposium, writes Chris Mercer.

Rose said world faces "perfect storm" in 2030UK: Rose outlines "gamble" of inaction on climate change

26 June 2013

Retailers failing to invest significantly to make their business more sustainable in the face of climate change are taking a big gamble, Ocado chairman Sir Stuart Rose has warned.

King told the BRC symposium retailers had to make "fundamental" change to way they do businessUK: Sainsbury's King questions Groceries Adjudicator role

25 June 2013

Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King has questioned the Groceries Code Adjudicator role, which comes into force today (25 June).

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