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The supermarket business is a fascinating one. People have short memories but I can remember walking into supermarkets that just sold food. In a relatively short space of time UK supermarkets have grown significantly in size, products and profits. You can now buy everything from pharmaceuticals to clothing to homewares to technology and music. In food itself they have created own range labels, chilled food and whole new ways of buying alcohol. In a relatively short space of time they have changed our high streets.
Despite the constant drip of challenging economic news, Norfolk businesses are definitely becoming more open for business.
Energy is money. Money is energy. For example, the price of a £1.20 bag of chips can be broken down into kilowatts of energy required to cultivate, harvest and transport the potatoes on each stage of their journey from field to fryer.
I’m a fan of French food, French wine and French Style.
After four glorious years as chairman of the Norwich Business Women’s Network, I am still challenged by those who cannot see the point of networking per se.