All Londis articles – Page 2

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    Spar and Londis enhance ranges

    2013-08-14T00:00:00Z

    Two of the biggest symbol groups in the forecourt sector have introduced changes to their ranges. Spar UK is revamping two of its own brand soft drinks ranges with a redesign and new flavours in line with trends in the market. Spar’s flavoured still water range is getting ...

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    Londis launches rounded price range

    2013-07-17T00:00:00Z

    Londis is launching new own brand value bays to offer its retailers a collection of products at attractive rounded price points. The new bays will include 18 products from the symbol group’s mid-tier and entry level own brand ranges and will be priced at £1, £1.50 and £2. ...

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    Londis launches best practice initiative

    2013-06-26T00:00:00Z

    Londis has launched The Londis Family, a retailer initiative designed to help Londis retailers share best practice and ideas to help grow their businesses. Consisting of three new programmes - Cluster Families, the Londis Mentor Scheme and Londis Voice - the initiative aims to help retailers address the economic ...

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    Londis offers members personalised web pages

    2013-04-24T00:00:00Z

    Londis claims it is the first UK convenience chain to offer retailers personalised web pages for their stores. The new pages form part of the Londis consumer website, which was upgraded last year. The new functionality allows retailers to personalise their own store page with unique store details and ...

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    Londis reveals new ‘holistic’ promo strategy

    2012-08-22T00:00:00Z

    Londis has unveiled a new approach to its promotional planning to further enhance its offer for retailers. The new strategy will be implemented across the Londis brand and will see Londis become the first brand within the independent retail sector to instigate a shopper promotional calendar that is holistically linked ...

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    Gold end promotions drive sales for Londis

    2012-08-03T00:00:00Z

    ‘Gold end’ promotional bays at the front of store are driving “phenomenal” sales growth for Londis since their launch at the beginning of the year. In the six months since launch, keen money-off deals have run on more than 200 lines, with the highlights being Nescafe original (pricemarked £2.95) up ...

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    New teams at Londis to help influx of retailers

    2012-07-17T00:00:00Z

    Londis has set up four new store-opening teams around Britain to help new retailers to settle in and place their first order using webshop, the group’s new on-line ordering facility. The teams also offer merchandising, ranging and promotional support with a key focus on the fresh, beers/wines/spirits and impulse ...

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    Londis launches tool kit to help drive sales

    2012-05-16T00:00:00Z

    Londis has launched a tool kit for its retailers to help them meet the high expectations of shoppers when it comes to standards, promotions, price, range and customer service. The Right Every Time toolkit takes the Londis motto to think like a consumer and act like a retailer and ...

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    20 range reviews at Londis to drive sales in 2012

    2012-02-24T00:00:00Z

    Londis is targeting 20 range reviews across 300 stores for 2012, following a successful programme of 10 range reviews across 100 stores last year, which drove significant uplifts of up to 9%. Paul Courtney, Londis sales director, said: “Through this new range review process we’re developing ...

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    Londis to double fresh sales in three years

    2012-02-10T00:00:00Z

    Londis reports fresh sales up 26% year-on-year and plans to double sales in fresh foods over the next three years. This follows the group’s £4m investment in fresh food expansion last year, supported with new product extensions, promotional support and ongoing retailer support. Paul Courtney, Londis sales director, said: “We ...

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    Year of forecourt growth for Londis

    2012-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Londis has hailed 2011 as its most successful year for growth within its multi-site accounts business, with a number of forecourt operators signing up to the symbol group last year. Paul Courtney, Londis sales director, said a total of 65 new stores, owned by major multi-site operators, opened under the ...

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    Londis boasts £1m pre-Christmas sales

    2011-11-09T00:00:00Z

    Londis pre-Christmas sales have exceeded £1m for the first time. The sales accounted for Christmas orders placed by Londis resellers with Musgrave GB for confectionery and grocery ranges and included orders received for the Halloween period. Paul Courtney, Londis sales director, said: “This incredible achievement has taken place while the ...

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    Londis invests £4m in fresh food business

    2011-08-01T00:00:00Z

    Londis is investing £4m to expand its fresh food business, including giving its entire fleet full chilled capacity for the first time. The symbol group said the new fleet will speed up the journey from manufacturer to depot, to shop, and ensure that retailers manage their fresh offering more effectively. ...

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    Londis invests £4m in fresh expansion

    2011-07-15T00:00:00Z

    Londis is investing £4m to expand its fresh food business this year, including giving the entire Londis fleet full chilled capacity for the first time. This new fleet will further maximise fresh flow-through, speeding up the journey from manufacturer to depot, to shop, and ensure that retailers capitalise on shelf ...

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    Londis announces lower-price pledge

    2011-06-09T00:00:00Z

    Londis pledged to invest £1m to deliver lower prices on key lines for its retailers at its annual conference last month. Around 700 people attended the event in Birmingham where they heard plans for the year ahead. Musgrave said it was determined to work together with its Londis retailers to ...

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    Londis announces lower-price pledge

    2011-06-03T00:00:00Z

    Londis pledged to invest £1m to deliver lower prices on key lines for its retailers at its annual conference last month. Around 700 people attended the event in Birmingham where they heard plans for the year ahead. Musgrave said it was determined to work together with its Londis retailers to ...

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    Londis announces forecourt winners plus £1m investment

    2011-05-18T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Kay Group’s Primrose Garage has scooped the title of Londis multiple account forecourt store of the year at the symbol group’s awards in conjunction with its annual conference. Independent retailer Steve Vaughan of Londis Handbridge in Chester was named Londis forecourt store of the year at the ...

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    Khans opt for Londis at relaunched forecourt

    2010-12-02T00:00:00Z

    Experienced retailers Siemi and Shoaib Khan re-launched their forecourt, Hylands Service Station, last week after leaving their previous symbol group and joining forces with Londis as their new retail partners. Having worked in retail for more than 15 years the couple were keen to take their business to the ...

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    First full refit for Brobot Petroleum Londis store

    2010-10-20T00:00:00Z

    Brobot Petroleum, the family owned Top 50 Indie, has relaunched its first store to undergo a full redevelopment since partnering with Londis last June. The newly developed site in Bunny is one of 22 sites in the Midlands owned by Brobot, all supplied by Londis. Clive Leeson, Brobot ...

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    Londis launches cereals

    2010-07-26T00:00:00Z

    Londis is continuing to develop its own brand range with the launch of two new breakfast cereals: corn flakes and wheat biscuits. Both offer retailers profit margins of up to 40%.