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The Amazon effect

2017, I believe, will be looked on as the tipping year as far as the Amazon Effect is concerned. I came across businesses that were simply ignoring the power of online shopping and told me that it would not affect them. I have been told customers will not buy "x" online. I find this approach to...
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Convergence versus Divergence

I am a great believer in the convergence and divergence theory and the food industry is really showing this in action. food Inc At one level with have 3D Food printers now moving into the restaurant scene. Food Ink are doing a world tour where guests can dine on...
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What’s for lunch?

The “Waitrose Food and Drink Report” was released in early November. This indicated that 50% of consumers decided at lunchtime on what they would have for an evening meal and 1 in 10 made the decision just before the meal. Many consumers were claiming that this helped them reduce food waste at home. This trend has...
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