• Are CEOs the new politicians?

    Are CEOs the new politicians?

    Global CEOs are speaking out against perceived injustices on social, political and environmental issues. Could this new wave of corporate political activism sway events like the US election? By Debbie Haski-Leventhal As the US presidential election approaches, a new wave of corporate political activism is taking hold with many multinational companies feeling the need to

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  • Packaging in a post-Covid world

    Packaging in a post-Covid world

    After one of the most turbulent of years, what does the future now hold for the industry? Neil Farmer reports.

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  • Capturing the consumer mood

    Capturing the consumer mood

    Lesley Foottit dissects the relationship between lockdown brand comms and customer loyalty

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  • Making a clean break

    Making a clean break

    Post-furlough redundancies are about to trigger a spike in settlement agreements, writes Tina Chander

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  • Hovis receives Italian takeover bid

    Hovis receives Italian takeover bid

    The Italian food producer behind Buitoni pasta has made an audacious £100+ million bid for Hovis. Sky News was first to reveal that Newlat Food was among the parties jostling to buy the iconic bread brand In a statement on its website, the Milan-based company has since confirmed the news, saying it had made a

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  • Lockdown threat sparks second toilet roll splurge

    Lockdown threat sparks second toilet roll splurge

    Fears of a second national lockdown have sent toilet roll sales spiralling once more according to the manufacturer that supplies Britain’s Big 4 supermarkets. WEPA Group, which produces own-brand toilet paper and kitchen towel products across the UK market, reported a 23 per cent surge in sales over the past week. It added, however, lessons

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