In the future customer service will become increasingly savvy about how to deal with issues early on, even preventing them. Mobile technology, sensors and voice recognition will allow companies to communicate with the customer and add value in new…
Great summary of the effects of something we so often take for granted, fresh water.
Enjoy your coffee you may soon not be able to afford it
FOOD & DRINK INDUSTRY | THE GUARDIAN | WED 9 JUL
As the world’s water supplies increasingly dry up, from bread to fruit and coffee, will there be drastic increases in food … Read more
Good news for consumers and shoppers.
Price of groceries rising at lowest rate since 2006
FOOD & DRINK INDUSTRY | THE GUARDIAN | TUE 1 JUL
Falling commodity costs combine with heavy price competition sparked by dramatic rise of German discounters Aldi and LidlThe … Read more
So apparently even the tried and trusted breakfast cereal is having trouble squeezing itself into our busy lives…
Crunch time: Is breakfast cereal doomed to sink?
FOODANDDRINKEUROPE RSS | WED 2 JUL
The global breakfast cereal market faces increasing competition as consumers turn to convenient alternatives, so how can … Read more
Interesting read about a country whose whole economy has been shaped by the fortunes of the humble coffee bean.
Vietnam Emerges as Coffee Giant
GLOBALEDGE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BLOG | THU 30 JAN
When one strolls into their favorite coffee shop on a typical arctic-conditions day like the ones we’ve been enjoying in … Read more
Food waste ‘one of the great paradoxes of our times’
FOODANDDRINKEUROPE RSS | THU 17 OCT
The 1.3bn tonnes of food wasted throughout the supply chain each year could feed as many as two billion people without any … Read more
Coupon craze hits new high in UK
FOODANDDRINKEUROPE RSS | WED 11 SEP
Money-off coupons and vouchers are more popular than ever among cash-strapped UK consumers, according to coupon experts … Read more
Well, that’s disappointing. British retail sales in January fell by 0.6%, shocking economists, who had predicted an increase of 0.5%, on average. Food sales, down 1.6%, were the main driver. The drop has raised fears that the United Kingdom is indeed headed for its third recession in four years―a “triple-dip” recession, as many call it. Just after […]