All Christmas articles

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    Man jailed for burgling forecourt shop on Christmas day

    2020-07-24T14:16:00Z

    A burglar from Liverpool who broke into a petrol station in a Cheshire village on Christmas Day has been jailed.

  • Drivers will cover 3.5 billion miles over Christmas, says Kwik Fit study
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    Drivers will cover 3.5 billion miles over Christmas, says Kwik Fit study

    2019-12-20T00:00:00Z

    New figures released today reveal that Britain’s drivers are set to travel a total of 3.5 billion miles over the Christmas and New Year period visiting family, friends or going on holiday. The study, carried out for automotive servicing and repair company Kwik Fit, found that drivers using their ...

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    Be mindful of increased fire risks over the Christmas season, says Bureau Veritas

    2019-12-16T00:00:00Z

    Ahead of the annual seasonal shopping rush, compliance authority Bureau Veritas is reminding retailers of the increased fire risks brought about during the festivities and the importance of increased health and safety measures. A key concern lies in the use of festive decorations, with some items often made from combustible ...

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    Costcutter launches "Bring Christmas together" campaign

    2019-12-06T00:00:00Z

    Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) has launched its festive campaign, ‘Bringing Christmas Together’, which, as well as in-store activation and offers, will include an interactive outreach campaign on social media. Following last year’s campaign, which saw online reach increase by 27%, this year will see CSG work with social influencers ...

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    Coca-Cola prepares for Christmas with return of campaign

    2019-11-22T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola is aiming to get the nation in the festive spirit with the return of its Holidays Are Coming Christmas campaign and a new TV advert. The campaign will include London buses decked out in Holidays Are Coming lights and a lenticular visual of Santa, and there will be TV ...

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    Jelly Belly extends Harry Potter range for Christmas

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    Jelly Belly has extended its popular Harry Potter range in time for Christmas. New products include the Voldemort Wand (made of chocolate, with a spell sheet included), rrp £9.80; the Hogwarts Ticket Chocolate Bar 42g, rrp £4.40; Magical Sweets 59g, rrp £3.07; the Knight Bus 112g, rrp £16; and Crest ...

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    Coca-Cola brings back Christmas Truck Tour

    2019-11-15T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola has announced the return of its Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour. The Coca-Cola Truck will visit 19 stops nationwide before making its final stop in London on Sunday 15 December. This year Coca-Cola has partnered with Crisis – the national homelessness charity, which is now in its 52nd ...

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    Country Choice introduces Christmas Jammy Shortbreads

    2019-11-08T00:00:00Z

    Joining Country Choice’s festive line-up this year are Christmas Jammy Shortbreads, which are individually wrapped jam-filled biscuits decorated with either a Christmas bell or a Christmas tree. Available in mixed cases of two x eight, the biscuits have an rrp of £1.49. Also new are individual Chocolate Yule Cakes, rrp ...

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    Ferrero brings back Christmas store makeover competition

    2019-11-08T00:00:00Z

    Ferrero is bringing back its Sparkling Store Makeover competition where one lucky retailer will win a store makeover worth £4,000. Retailers can enter by going to www.yourperfectstore.co.uk/news-insights/blog/win-a-sparkling-store-makeover . Alternatively, retailers can post a video nomination of themselves. Levi Boorer, customer development director at Ferrero, said: “Creating theatre, like the Ferrero ...

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    Walkers teams up with Mariah Carey for Christmas campaign

    2019-10-25T00:00:00Z

    Walkers is launching what it claims is its biggest ever festive on-pack promotion and marketing campaign with Mariah Carey. The promotion will run across the Walkers core range and offers shoppers the chance to win prizes every hour. Carey will be in the new Walkers Christmas TV advert ...

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    Mondelēz International unveils Christmas line-up

    2019-07-19T00:00:00Z

    Mondelēz International has unveiled its plans for Christmas with advice to retailers to split Christmas into four phases to enable them to stock the right range at the right time. The season begins in September, when stores can kick off with a ‘Fast Start’ for sharing confectionery as the ...

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    Christmas Market hot dog debut for Rollover

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Rollover has launched a limited-edition Christmas Market hot dog, comprising an authentic, German Bratwurst sausage served in an artisanal pretzel bun with crispy onions and a German-style mustard. Tony Owen, sales and marketing director at Rollover, commented: "In an effort to create seasonal products that consumers will love, I’m ...

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    Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour is on the road

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    The Coca-Cola Christmas truck tour is currently visiting 14 towns and cities before making its final stop in London on December 16. Visitors will be able to enjoy a 150ml can of Coca-Cola zero sugar, Diet Coke or Coca-Cola original taste at each stop. Over the last eight years, the ...

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    Christmas jumpers

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    Limited-edition seasonal packaging supports Supermalt’s Christmas jumper promotion, where consumers can buy or win a special branded sweater.

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    Eight out of 10 dog owners will buy their pet a Christmas gift

    2018-12-19T00:00:00Z

    New research by Mars Petcare UK and Battersea Dogs Cats Home has found that 80% of dog owners will get their pet a Christmas gift; and 40% plan to spend more than £10 on one. The research also found that one of the most popular ways for owners ...

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    Starbucks introduces Christmas red cup design in retail

    2018-12-14T00:00:00Z

    The Christmas red cup design used in the Starbucks’ coffeehouse chain has been introduced for the Starbucks Chilled Classics Caffé Latte retail brand. Charlotta Oldham, senior marketing manager, Starbucks EMEA, commented: “Dressed in its limited edition, red winter coat, Starbucks Caffé Latte brings the magic and excitement of Christmas ...

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    KP Nuts launches £500,000 Christmas campaign

    2018-12-14T00:00:00Z

    KP Nuts has launched this year’s Christmas campaign with out-of-home (OOH) print and digital billboards, digital advertising and a competition to win the ultimate Christmas jumper raising money for Save the Children. The £500,000 campaign pokes fun at some modern food fads, drawing attention to KP Nuts’ heritage as a ...

  • UK shoppers set to spend £21.6bn on Christmas groceries
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    UK shoppers set to spend £21.6bn on Christmas groceries

    2018-12-07T00:00:00Z

    The UK grocery market is set to experience 2.4% growth this Christmas, with shoppers predicted to spend £21.6bn over the festive period, according to the latest forecast from research organisation IGD. With nearly half (48%) of shoppers agreeing that food and drink is the most important part of Christmas ...

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    Varta on the charge with Christmas campaign

    2018-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Varta Consumer Batteries is the latest brand to release its Christmas ad in the run-up to the big day. The batteries manufacturer has invested in a Christmas TV advertising campaign that will reach an audience of more than 18 million consumers amid this year’s peak selling period. The advert will ...

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    Dogs top Christmas gift list for 80% of owners

    2018-11-26T00:00:00Z

    New research by Mars Petcare UK and Battersea Dogs Cats Home has revealed that eight out of 10 dog owners in the UK are planning to put their pet on top of their Christmas gift list this year. With Christmas shopping season now well underway, Mars Petcare ...