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The Grocer has been publishing for over 150 years. It is still the UK's most trusted source of independent information about the grocery retail and fmcg market and continues to move with the times, providing a range of services to keep you up to date with the latest industry developments.

The Grocer is published by William Reed Business Media Ltd. William Reed Business Media is the UK's leading business information provider for the food and drink industry. The company has a long publishing history stretching back over 150 years and is still owned and managed by the founder’s family. Starting originally with The Grocer, the company has now expanded beyond all recognition to boast a huge portfolio of magazines, websites, directories, conferences, exhibitions, events and data services.

William Reed Business Media Ltd
Broadfield Park
West Sussex
RH11 9RT
United Kingdom
Tel: 0800 652 6512
Email: customer.service@wrbm.com


Read about what some of our customers say...


The Grocer is my favourite read of the week – a ritual on a Monday with a cup of tea. Fantastic and thorough journalism, they know what they are talking about and have done their research giving fantastic insight into brands and their products.”

Senior Account Manager, London

“As a fast-moving and insight driven business The Grocer is essential to our understanding of the marketplace for fast moving consumer goods in the UK and beyond. You help us grasp what’s going on out there!”

Principal Director, Harrogate

The Grocer provides such a comprehensive review of the market that I hardly use other sources of information now. It’s a guru for sales, marketing, and senior managers alike.”

Managing Director, Tyne & Wear

The Grocer is referred to as the weekly ‘Bible’ in our office as it provides informative and up to date news on what is going on locally and globally.”

Sales Director, Northern Ireland

I have been reading The Grocer since 1973 and it was and is THE most important trade magazine (and website now) in my career. It adds so much to my everyday working life. I can’t imagine a time where I don’t read it on Saturday morning!”

Managing Director, Chichester

“As I embark on a career in FMCG, I will always declare The Grocer my bible for current and accurate information.”

Customer Marketing Manager, Shropshire

“ I like The Grocer because it is the BBC News of our industry i.e. up to the minute and factual.”

Director, Convenience Store, London    

“Unlike many other trade publications The Grocer has successfully evolved with the changing marketplace and reader interests / requirements.”

Chairman, Leicester       

“The Grocer is recognised as the Grocery ‘Bible’ and an essential read to keep up with movements in the industry in general.”

Business Development  Director, London

I find The Grocer a very easy read. Full of useful information, and very much up to date.”

Director, London

“When The Grocer arrives on a Saturday morning I have to fight two 14 year old boys as to who gets the first read! Proving that not only is it an essential trade journal but also an informative and entertaining read that captures the imagination of teenagers who will be the next generation of Grocer subscribers.”

National Account Controller, Kent


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