Coca-Cola prepares for Christmas with return of campaign

2019-11-22T00:00:00+00:00By John Wood

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.

Bisto brings back its community table competition

2019-11-22T00:00:00+00:00By John Wood

Premier Foods is bringing back its Bisto Community Table competition, which gives one retailer the chance to win a fully funded catered meal for their community.

Jelly Belly extends Harry Potter range for Christmas


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 ...

Coca-Cola brings back Christmas Truck Tour

2019-11-15T00:00:00+00:00By John Wood

Coca-Cola has announced the return of its Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Tour.

Country Choice introduces Christmas Jammy Shortbreads

2019-11-08T00:00:00+00:00By John Wood

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.

Aryzta adds a Vegan Mince Pie Tart to its festive range

2019-11-08T00:00:00+00:00By John Wood

Aryzta has introduced a Vegan Mince Pie Tart, comprising a vegan pastry shell filled with mincemeat and topped with a golden nutty crumble.

Ferrero brings back Christmas store makeover competition

2019-11-08T00:00:00+00:00By John Wood

Ferrero is bringing back its Sparkling Store Makeover competition where one lucky retailer will win a store makeover worth £4,000.

Walkers teams up with Mariah Carey for Christmas campaign

2019-10-25T00:00:00+01:00By John Wood

Walkers is launching what it claims is its biggest ever festive on-pack promotion and marketing campaign with Mariah Carey.

Stocking the good stuff


Pernod Ricard reckons there’s a £15.5m sales opportunity in the premium wine and spirits category this Christmas, that’s there for the convenience sector’s taking. The company is urging retailers to give better visibility to premium products so they can win back sales from the grocery multiples. Pernod Ricard is investing ...

Yule all love these


In the lead up to last Christmas, Quality Street lovers got the chance to fill tins with just their favourite twistwapped chocolates thanks to a ’Choose your favourites’ pop-up at John Lewis department stores. This year, as well as ’Choose your favourites’, shoppers at John Lewis’s flagship London store can ...

Cofresh unveils its With Love & Spice campaign for Diwali

2019-10-04T00:00:00+01:00By John Wood

Indian snack brand Cofresh has revealed details of its new With Love & Spice Diwali campaign, designed to boost awareness of the range and drive footfall to the store fixture in the run-up to this key selling time.