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Hamlet goes manly

JTI is introducing four limited-edition tins for its cigar brand Hamlet, designed to help retailers grow their cigar profits in the run up to the festive season. Available nationally now, while stocks last, the four 'Manly Knowledge' designs are printed directly inside the inner lids of Hamlet Miniature 10s. The limited-edition tins are designed to build relevance among existing adult smokers while helping to differentiate Hamlet from its key competitors during the festive season. The tins can be identified externally by a 'Limited Edition' motif printed on the outer lid.

Holidays are coming

This year, Coca-Cola will be running its biggest-ever Christmas marketing campaign. Activity includes new TV advertising, festive-themed packs and a Christmas truck tour across the country.

Merry Christ-moose

WKD is supported by a 'Christ-Moose' campaign. Free pos kits containing posters, shelf strips, wobblers and signs for seasonal opening times are available. A selection of case deals aims to encourage retailers to stock up on WKD.

Winter whirls in

Mr Kipling's Christmas range includes Winter Whirls in a new winter spiced variant and deep-filled mince pies in a new pack design. Other lines with refreshed packaging include Frosty Fancies and Festive Bakewells.

Yuletide additions

Cuisine de France's Wrapped-to-Go range has two new Yuletide additions: soft and chewy Stem Ginger Cookies, with 15% stem ginger pieces; and a Cranberry & White Chocolate Bar, a shortbread slice topped with caramel and white chocolate, sprinkled with cranberries. In addition, the entire Wrapped-to-Go range has been given a festive makeover. Another seasonal line is Winter Spiced Flapjack Bites filled with fruit and flavoured with mixed spice, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Start the Celebrations

Shloer Celebration Pink Fizz and Celebration White Bubbly are described as "two new premium celebration-style soft drinks".

Party season drink

Limited-edition J2O Glitter Berry is back for the party season.

shop talk

Have you tried a Cronut? If not, what about a Duffin or a Yumdough? If you don't know what on earth I'm talking about, don't worry you're not alone.

Special pricing

Jack Daniel's is available in its first-ever price-marked pack a 35cl bottle for £12.49. It is designed to help retailers capitalise on the demand for smaller spirit formats.

Pole position

A Pole of Jaffa Cakes is once again available this Christmas. Perfect for all 'Jaffaholics', it has a rrp of £6 and makes an eye-catching addition to any in-store seasonal display.

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Weekly retail fuel prices: 25 May 2020
RegionDieselLPGSuper ULUL
East Midlands111.76123.12106.54
North East110.34125.25104.79
North West111.33119.82106.56
Northern Ireland108.52111.40102.55
South East113.2059.90124.27108.35
South West111.83124.12106.47
West Midlands112.13125.12106.81
Yorkshire & Humber111.6957.70121.80105.92

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