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Regional start-ups aim to ride China's online boom

The e-commerce channel in China is buoyant - one only has to witness the recent IPO of Alibaba in the US to see that - but smaller online re...

Digesting digital: Collaboration key

Price is becoming an ever more significant issue in the UK grocery sector. Squeezed consumers and pressured retailers are increasingly focus...

just the facts: Alibaba

The successful completion of Alibaba Group's listing on the New York stock exchange has placed the firm - and e-commerce in China more broad...

Focus: The Amazonian takeover

Amazon's consumer packaged goods (CPG) opportunity is valued at at least US$222bn annually in the US according to analysts at Sanford C Bern...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Walkers Shortbread US 12 Jul 2013

Dean Best

UK baker Walkers Shortbread generates over 40% of its sales outside its domestic market. The family-owned biscuit firm's largest export market is the US. Dean Best spoke to Steve Dawson, CEO of Walkers Shortbread's US arm, about the company's business across the Atlantic and plans for growth.


just the answer: Burton's Biscuit Co. CMO Wilson 2 Apr 2013

Katy Askew

Burton's Biscuit Co. is the UK's second-largest biscuit maker, producing iconic brands from Jammie Dodgers to Wagon Wheels and Maryland Cookies. Earlier this month, it emerged that the company's private equity owners, Apollo Management and CIBC, have hired advisors to look at options for the business, including potential sale. Apollo and CIBC took ownership of Burton's in 2011 and, since then, the company has focused its operations, developed its strategic initiatives to drive growth and shaken up its manufacturing base to improve profitability. Burton's chief marketing officer Stuart Wilson spoke to just-food about how management plans to drive continued growth in the biscuit sector.

Latest News

Wal-Mart acts on animal welfare, antibiotics 26 May 2015

Katy Askew

Retail giant Wal-Mart is putting pressure on its suppliers to improve animal welfare standards and transparency in supply chains while also reducing the use of antibiotics in animal rearing.


IRI Product Pacesetters 2014: the top 10 23 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Kraft Foods Lunchables Uploaded has topped IRI's poll of the top NPD launches in the US during 2014.


Lala names Walmex chief Scot Rank CEO 6 Jan 2015

Katy Askew

Wal-Mart de Mexico CEO Scot Rank will replace long-time Grupo Lala chief executive Arquimedes Celis at the helm of the Mexican dairy company later this year.


Powerful Yogurt to launch protein drink range 5 Nov 2014

Dean Best

US yoghurt business Powerful Yogurt is to launch a range of protein drinks as it continues to expand its portfolio.


Chaucer in Crunchies deal after takeover claims 29 Oct 2014

Dean Best

Chaucer Foods has acquired a majority stake in Crunchies Food Co., the US snacks firm that filed for Chapter 11 after claiming the UK-based food ingredients group had tried to launch a hostile bid for the business.

Latest blogs

Wal-Mart targets "greener" food production 8 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Wal-Mart threw down the gauntlet to its suppliers this week, when it announced a "commitment" to create "a more sustainable food system".


Food sector backs climate change initiatives at UN summit 24 Sep 2014

Katy Askew

Businesses from across the food industry pledged support for renewable energy, greener supply chains and fresh efforts to put the brakes on destruction at the United Nations 2014 Climate Change Summit in New York yesterday (23 September).

Company research

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. : Retailing - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. : Retailing - Company Profile, SWOT &

Synopsis Canadean's "Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. : Retailing - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a c...

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