All Christmas articles – Page 6

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    Make a mint at Xmas

    2010-08-27T00:00:00Z

    Elizabeth Shaw has unveiled its Christmas range which includes seven-piece impulse packs which retail at 99p. Another new line is Elizabeth Shaw mint selection dark and milk mint chocolates infused with mint oils. Rrp is £3.99. The range will be supported by magazine advertising, competitions and promotions as well ...

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    Xmas time

    2010-07-26T00:00:00Z

    For those of you thinking about giving up on Christmas confectionery and handing it over completely to the grocery mults, the advice from the experts is ’think again’. Jonathan Summerley, purchasing director at specialist confectionery cash and carry chain Hancocks, comments: "Competition will always come from the supermarkets for every ...

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    Christmas from Nestlé

    2010-07-26T00:00:00Z

    Nestlé is launching its first fairtrade seasonal impulse line. The Kit Kat Claus bar features embossed fairtrade chocolate and a seasonal Santa design. Recommended retail price (rrp) is 45p. The bar will benefit from marketing support, focusing on the fairtrade aspect. Meanwhile, for 2010 the Quality Street My Caramel Swirl, ...

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    Essential Christmas

    2009-11-27T00:00:00Z

    JTI has released a Hamlet Essentials Pack for Christmas containing five packs of Hamlet fine cigars, five of Hamlet Miniatures and of Hamlet Smooth Miniatures.

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    Shoppers set to splash the cash at Christmas

    2009-11-27T00:00:00Z

    This Christmas may be the second that shoppers have faced during this recession but research from Mintel suggests retail sales are still growing in both volume and value terms. Mintel is forecasting growth of 2% versus last year in retail sales this month, driven by a recovery in consumer ...

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    Charging ahead for Christmas

    2009-11-02T00:00:00Z

    Portable power has become an essential element of everyday life for consumers across the UK, according to Duracell. The company says that the way this power is consumed is critical in understanding the evolution of the battery marketplace, while retailers need to remember that more than 40% of their annual ...

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    Susie’s pet project for Christmas time

    2008-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Budgens and Londis stores have been getting into the Christmas spirit by creating their own hampers for the festive season. Former Forecourt Trader of the Year winner Susie Hawkins has really been inventive by making her own pet hampers for the Budgens store at her Barnwood site in Gloucester. These ...

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    Christmas prizes

    2008-11-03T00:00:00Z

    Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is launching its Christmas 2008 campaign this month, backed by £2.5m-worth of marketing and featuring an on-pack promotion on all 500ml and 2ltr bottles of Coca-Cola and Diet Coke as well as a seasonal campaign for Schweppes. The Holidays are Coming and Greatest Gift ads will ...

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    celebrate christmas with nestle

    2008-11-03T00:00:00Z

    Christmas is a key time for confectionery sales, and with this in mind Nestlé Confectionery is giving readers an extra chance to boost their seasonal sales. The company is giving away four outers from its core seasonal range to two readers. Nestlé Confectionery says it is helping retailers to maximise ...

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    Christmas countdown

    2007-10-08T00:00:00Z

    Preparation is the key to having a successful festive season, according to Paul Lettice, trade communications manager at Procter Gamble. "Retailers who are prepared to think in advance about their Christmas offering, point-of-sale requirements and stock-level needs are those that will benefit most significantly from the opportunities presented ...

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    Christmas stockings

    2006-10-02T00:00:00Z

    Another year has whizzed by and Christmas will soon be upon us. For forecourt retailers the festive season is an opportunity to end on a high with some bumper sales. This year the tidings are even better, as both Christmas and New Year’s Day fall on Mondays. With people ...

  • Christmas is coming
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    Christmas is coming

    2006-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Cadbury Trebor Bassett has unveiled its new Christmas range, which includes innovation in novelties and cartons and new-look selection packs. An indulgent addition is the Roses premium truffle selection - individually-wrapped chocolates that are said to have been a big hit in taste tests. A Santa’s Workshop novelty pack is ...

  • Are you ready for Christmas?
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    Are you ready for Christmas?

    2004-12-01T00:00:00Z

    We know that as this issue drops through your letterbox you’re stressed about all of those orders and deliveries to ensure that you can keep your customers happy right up to Christmas. However we really do suggest that perhaps it won’t hurt if you find a quiet spot – maybe ...

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    Christmas presence

    2004-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Christmas comes but once a year, so the opportunity to cash in on extra sales in the lead up to Christmas is not to be missed. Whether it’s meeting the demands of shoppers on their way to a party with some chilled wine and beer, or keeping stocked up with ...

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    Meat-free bake for christmas

    2004-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Cauldron’s premium Winter Bake is being launched as a seasonal special for the Christmas season, aimed at vegetarians and mainstream consumers. Made from a combination of smoked tofu, tomatoes and walnuts blended with chestnut purée and thyme with a rich cranberry and port sauce, the company’s sales director, Ken Reed, ...

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    Weight Watchers Christmas lines

    2004-08-01T00:00:00Z

    Anthony Alan Foods has launched new festive lines in its Weight Watchers range of foods. The five Christmas sweet products are Christmas Cake Slices, Yule Logs, Christmas Muffins, Mince Pies, and an individual Christmas Pudding. Each pack features the relevant Weight Watchers points values clearly marked, along with nutritional information ...