Manufacturers and retailers told to engage with consumers on a more emotional level

IGD's Big Debate conference

Manufacturers told ‘emotional innovation key to growth’

By Matt Atherton

Food and drink manufacturers should engage with shoppers on “a more emotional level” when planning new product innovation, recommends grocery think-tank IGD chief executive Joanne Denney-Finch.

Sainsbury denies union claims it wants to axe 850 jobs

Sainsbury slams union claims of 850 job losses

By Michael Stones

Sainsbury has rejected claims from Unite the union that it plans to axe up to 850 jobs, days after spending £1.4bn to buy Argos owner, the Home Retail Group.

Composite bag for chilled and frozen

Composite bag for chilled and frozen

Swedish start-up company iFoodbag has signed a global production agreement with packaging specialist Mondi to enable easy online shopping for temperature-controlled goods.


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