All Christmas articles – Page 4

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    Quick recovery for some service stations in pre-Christmas floods

    2016-01-12T00:00:00Z

    The recent flooding in Cumbria and Lancashire has brought mixed fortunes for service stations. While some have only just been getting back into business, and others had to close for short periods at the peak of the floods, sites nearby who have been able to remain open have seen a ...

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    Xmas treats as Sewell re-opens South Cave

    2015-11-30T00:00:00Z

    Sewell on the go is celebrating the re-opening of South Cave service station in East Yorkshire by offering customers the chance to ’have Christmas on us’. Using its Your Rewards card, customers who spend £10 in the store five times between November 16 and December 10, 2015, will be entered ...

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    product news: WKD lays down Xmas rules

    2015-11-13T00:00:00Z

    Extreme wrapping, ‘Ladvent’ calendars and WKD’s branded festive-themed head wear are among the key components of the interactive digital ‘Xmas Rules’ campaign backing the RTD brand this Christmas. WKD brand owner SHS Drinks will start unwrapping the WKD consumer ‘Xmas Rules’ campaign on social media from November 28. The ...

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    product news: Cadbury unveils xmas ad campaign

    2015-11-06T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury has unveiled its biggest seasonal adverting campaign to date, which it says is worth £10m. The creative reveals “the nation’s most joyful advent calendar” formed from 24 Cadbury purple trucks, where every truck represents a different door of the advent calendar. The advert will then be brought to life ...

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    Caddies lead KP Snacks’ Christmas 2015 line-up

    2015-11-04T00:00:00Z

    With festive sales of crisps, nuts and snacks worth £600m each December (Nielsen data), KP Snacks is aiming to boost its sales this year with an all-new line up. According to Kantar data, 40% of all KP Nuts sales occur at Christmas as consumers look to buy quality brands that ...

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    Chef’s Signature Kettle Chips launched in time for Christmas

    2015-11-02T00:00:00Z

    Kettle Chips has launched Chef’s Signature, a new range featuring partnerships with some of the UK’s leading, premium food brands. New seasonings have been created by the Kettle Chips chef, Chris Barnard, using his 25 years-plus expertise to combine the highest quality food ingredients with hand-cooked potato chips. The new ...

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    The holidays are definitely coming as CCE embarks on Christmas campaign

    2015-11-02T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is marking the festive countdown with the launch of its iconic Christmas truck tour, an on-pack promotion and return of its ‘Holidays are Coming’ TV advert, all designed to help retailers maximise sales in the run up to the big day. The money-can’t-buy on-pack promotion will ...

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    product news: Bonds gears up for Christmas

    2015-10-16T00:00:00Z

    Bonds Confectionery, which is this year celebrating its 120th anniversary, has announced that it will release a limited range of own-brand Christmas confectionery gifting ranges this festive season on the back of the overwhelming private label success during the festive period last year. Christmas 2014 saw the confectioner inundated with ...

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    Product news: UB launches Christmas gems

    2015-09-07T00:00:00Z

    United Biscuits (UB) is looking to cement its position as the number one for must-cstock bakes snacks at Christmas with the launch of its seasonal range which combines traditional favourites with new introductions. The range includes: New McVitie’s Victoria Sapphire - UB is extending the premium assortment range with ...

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    Product news: KP goes nuts with Christmas range

    2015-09-07T00:00:00Z

    KP Snacks is introducing an all-star range this Christmas encompassing new flavours, fun festive shapes and the return of KP Nuts’ best-selling caddies. With festive sales of crisps, nuts and snacks worth £600m each December, the company is aiming to tap into this opportunity and boost sales this year with ...

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    PRODUCT NEWS: Spar launches £350,000 Xmas campaign in Northern Ireland

    2014-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Spar in Northern Ireland is investing £350,000 in its Christmas marketing campaign, which includes a newly created festive brand TV ad that goes live next week. The ‘There for Christmas’ ad airs for the first time during the screening of the Royal Variety Show on UTV from 9pm on ...

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    Nisa claims it can provide all xmas food needs

    2014-12-05T00:00:00Z

    Nisa is claiming its stores can provide all a shopper’s Christmas food needs and promises a relatively quick and stress free shop when compared to larger supermarkets. It adds that it helps consumers stay on budget by stocking everyday essentials, rather than stocking aisle upon aisle with products shoppers ...

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    Service Centre: Jac Roper on Christmas opening; the rise of own brand; and analysing your sales

    2014-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Deck the Halls with Boston Charlie... It was always my favourite, fractured yuletide ’carol’. I thought originally that it referred to some mafia ’event’ involving an unfortunate Boston-based bloke called Charlie, and his fate was to be plastered around the walls. But that turned out to be wrong as ...

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    Christmas additions

    2014-12-03T00:00:00Z

    Bobby’s Foods has launched a host of new products in time for Christmas. These include Mini Cheesy Cracker Snacks baked savoury biscuit shapes with a cheesy flavour, with a rrp of £1 for 150g. Big share bags of BBQ Snack Mix, Prawn Spirals and Sweet Salted Popcorn ...

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    Christmas crackers

    2014-11-19T00:00:00Z

    KP’s nuts range is getting bigger with the launch of Big Bag Nuts in four varieties: salted, dry roasted, salt vinegar and spicy chilli.They come in 450/500g bags with a rrp of £2.40. The festive KP Nuts caddies are back in best-selling jumbo salted, dry roasted and honey ...

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    Making Christmas special

    2014-11-19T00:00:00Z

    Urban Eat has five limited-edition ’Christmas Specials’ including a turkey feast sandwich, brie bacon wrap and a Posh Nosh white stilton festive chutney sandwich.

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    PRODUCT NEWS: Coca-Cola unveils Xmas plans

    2014-11-07T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola has unveiled details of its Christmas campaign for 2014, which began on Saturday November 8 with the ‘Holidays are Coming’ TV ad break during X Factor. The campaign also features a new “Give A Little Happiness” TV advert inspired by acts of kindness which also aired that evening ...

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    PRODUCT NEWS: Xmas specials from URBAN eat

    2014-10-31T00:00:00Z

    Food to go brand URBAN eat has launched a range of five ‘Limited Edition’ Christmas Specials. The new range features traditional favourites, including Turkey Feast Sandwich and Brie Bacon Wrap as well as more contemporary options such as the Boxing Day Panini and Posh Nosh White Stilton ...

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    PRODUCT NEWS: WKD unveils xmas offers

    2014-10-10T00:00:00Z

    SHS Drinks is focusing on keeping things simple for retailers this Christmas and supporting WKD with a selection of case deals to encourage outlets to stock up and maximise profits. There will also be a range of account-specific promotions for WKD. In order to help retailers let their customers ...

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    Xmas stars

    2014-09-22T00:00:00Z

    Seasonal impulse confectionery should be the key focus for convenience retailers at Christmas. Nestlé UK Ireland spokesperson, James Maxton, explains: "With 66% of sales incremental to all-year-round singles confectionery, it is the novelty of these products that attracts shoppers. They also act as a signpost for the Christmas ...