While Easter 2020 was a washout thanks to the first round of Covid restrictions, according to Kantar data, Easter 2021 was a boomtime for sales. Total Easter confectionery sales topped £373m, which was up nearly 26% on 2020 figures, and was even more than the £340m spent on chocolate in pre-Covid 2019.
This year Valentine’s Day (February 14) falls on a Monday which is definitely not the most romantic night of the week, however you can bet that many couples will still take the time to celebrate.
Christmas is, of course, supposed to be the time of goodwill to all men (and women!). One brand that is spreading the ‘love’ this Christmas is global giant Coca-Cola.
With the lockdown still underway, and many people on furlough or working from home, everyone seems to be looking for some reason for a little cheer. This month, we have Valentine’s Day, and even the die-hard non-romantics among us might well get their heads turned for a chance of a little extra love in their lives.
At this time of year, many consumers are usually attempting ‘Dry January’ or ‘Veganuary’ but, given the current circumstances, you wonder if as many will be bothered.
Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) kicks off its annual Coca-Cola Christmas countdown this month with the return of its special edition take-home festive packs.
Country Choice has a basket full of thaw-and-serve sweet treats in time for Easter.
Although Christmas is still a few weeks away, canny retailers are already turning their thoughts to 2020 and the occasions that stack up in the first few months of the year. In 2020 Valentine’s Day (February 14) falls on a Friday making it a better day for a celebration, whether ...
Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) has launched its festive campaign, ‘Bringing Christmas Together’, which, as well as in-store activation and offers, will include an interactive outreach campaign on social media.