2011 - The year in review

2011 - The year in review

2011 has been a fascinating, varied and tumultuous year for the food industry. just-food takes a look at the stories that have shaped the industry.

2011 in review - Industry tries to adapt to The Great Correction

22 December 2011

The collapse of Lehman Brothers in October 2008 was a pivotal point in the evolution of our economic landscape. The fact businesses can look back to that day and pinpoint a sea-change in the shopping behaviour of Western consumers makes it the most extraordinary of events.

2011 in review - Sustainability

22 December 2011

The year began with predictions that sustainability would continue to rise up the corporate agenda this year, and so it has proved.

2011 in review - M&A activity fails to meet expectations

22 December 2011

A year ago, there was consensus that M&A activity would pick up in 2011. As we look back on the last 12 months, there were some major deals but concern over the economy meant the numbers of deals fell short of expectations. Dean Best reports.

2011 in review - Retail giants battle consumer weakness, corporate turmoil

22 December 2011

A slump in consumer confidence and a turbulent year at a corporate level for some major retailers were defined 2011. Dean Best looks back at a tumultuous year for the world's major food retailers.

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