It’s difficult to keep a partnering ethos in the supermarket supply chain when tendering always delivers better value, says Tony Jacob, head of construction and maintenance at John Lewis.
Sourcing and recruiting locally can be a key tool in gaining planning approval for supermarkets says Mark Underwood, director of town planning at Drivers Jonas Deloitte
New ’sustainable learning’ outlets to provide blueprint for future stores
Ted Lowery considers a decision on serial disputes
Sheena Sood considers the due diligence necessary to ensure a successful acquisition
London’s North Circular and Milan’s equivalent Tangenziale reveal a lot about how the two cities function – and Milan’s messy local logic has much to teach us