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26 February 2018
  Feeding Britain’s Future is closely aligned with the Gatsby Benchmarks for Career Guidance and can be used to help support your students’ decision-making process. Benchmark: Helping schools to link curriculum learning to careers, especially for STEM We are committed to giving students the opportunity to better understand how their subjects are relevant to many roles and what ...
26 February 2018
Our ShopperVista research has found that 45% of shoppers* say eating more fruit and veg is one of their healthy eating priorities. Retail analysts Laura and Maddie look at how retailers are meeting shoppers’ needs in 2018: Asda added three new products to its flexitarian range, under the Men’s Health label Waitrose introduced its Good Health labelling across a range of own-brand...
16 February 2018
Susan Connolly, Business Development Manager at Connolly SPAR shares her insights. Questions What are the benefits of collaboration between retailers and suppliers? What are the main challenges for convenience businesses? What is the impact of technology in store? What key skill do you need to be successful in retail? Why recommend a career in the food and grocery industr...
16 February 2018
In our 2016 research on skills in the supply chain [1] , 40% of respondents said that their current talent management and training provision was either ‘ok’ or ‘ineffective’, highlighting a significant area for improvement. This statistic was one of the main drivers for our new research - Supply Chain Training: Creating Real Impact. Understanding the true impact of training i...
16 February 2018
Richard Abraham, Senior HR Officer at Bakkavor, shares some insight on the world of HR and top tips for progressing your career. Questions: What made you go for a career in the food and grocery industry? What are your main responsibilities as Senior HR Officer? What typical challenges do you face in your role, and how do you go about tackling them? What key skills do you n...
16 February 2018
Three tips for account managers looking to manage risk in their commercial plans CUSTOMER AND SUPPLIER MANAGEMENT FOR REGULAR UPDATES SIGN UP More training videos Top Calculations for Account Managers Watch now Negotiation for account managers Watch now
16 February 2018
These three quick tips will help you understand the impact of interruptions on your supply chain and help you respond effectively. SUPPLY CHAIN FOR REGULAR UPDATES SIGN UP Webinar recording: Resilience Watch now
16 February 2018
The essential calculations account managers need to know There are several KPIs that are essential in account management. This video walks you through the calculations you need in your toolkit. It will show you how to calculate: Gross Sales Incremental sales Retail sales value (RSV) Profit Margin Download the guide and keep a copy of the calculations. DOWNLOAD ...
16 February 2018
Becoming more active is often a top priority at the start of the year. Retail analysts Laura and Maddie look at how retailers are trying to help shoppers improve their health in 2018. Promotions on sporting equipment and initiatives to encourage activity Sweden’s ICA is repeating its exercise challenge and encouraging people to design their own fitness programmes. The ICA Klassikern is ...
14 February 2018
Statistics show that almost 25% of 4-5 years olds are overweight or obese which then increases to over one third by the time children are 10 years old 1 . In addition, children are consuming almost three times more sugar than recommended 2 . As a leading contract caterer specialising in the education market, Caterlink set about a project to reduce free sugars in school meals. ...