Read ShelfLife Magazine – December Issue
Our cover interview this month is with Buymie CEO and co-founder Devan Hughes, who reveals how he cracked the online grocery sector and outlines his expansion plans on the back of a transformational year.
Julia O’Reilly takes an in-depth look at the stark findings contained within the CSNA’s latest National Security Report, while Fionnuala Carolan examines the impact of the latest Brexit manoeuvres for Northern Ireland’s supermarkets. We also catch up with retailer Brendan Carroll of Spar Mountrath to hear how a focus on the local community during Covid-19 has reaped strong rewards.
Elsewhere, former Glanbia consumer foods chief executive Colin Gordon commences a new regular column. In this issue, he outlines how a marketer’s job is truly all-encompassing and why it’s necessary to look beneath the waterline of the ‘iceberg’ to gain an accurate picture of the market.
And at a time when Covid has made many people reassess their careers, Excel Recruitment’s Barry Whelan reflects on how to choose the right path forward for you, while The HR Suite’s Caroline McEnery advises on the best approach to handle workplace complaints.
As always, our category features provide an in-depth look at the trends, brands and developments driving sales in-store, with this month’s issue focusing on the vaping and weight management sectors. We also outline the brands that have continued to innovate and delight consumers throughout this most challenging of years in our ‘Best of the Year’ highlights.