Egging you on

2019-12-16T00:00:00+00:00

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 launches "Bring Christmas together" campaign

2019-12-06T00:00:00+00:00By John Wood

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.

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

2019-11-15T00:00:00+00:00

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

2019-10-10T00:00:00+01:00

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 ...