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Convenience product launches

All the latest alcohol, food, drink, tobacco and magazine product launches available for local convenience stores.

Retailers in Ireland sell four times as much ice cream as the UK. Dave Songer spoke to four retailers in different locations across the Emerald Isle to see how they drive sales NEAR A SCHOOL...
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Olympic athletes Jonny and Alistair Brownlee, rock band the Kaiser Chiefs and TV presenter Michael Parkinson are partnering with Yorkshire Tea in a £7m campaign. The campaign includes three TV adverts that were shot at...
Maltsmiths

Heineken is aiming to appeal to the 13 million adults that are yet to try craft beer with two new beers under the Maltsmiths brand. Available in 330ml bottles and cans from March, the Maltsmiths...
Chozen Noodle

Retailers can bolster their lunchtime sales and stand out from the competition as a new franchise comes to convenience stores. Chozen Noodle has partnered with Midcounties Co-operative Food in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, to appeal...
Protein Boost drink

Retailers are seeing protein drink sales soar by 50% from working with Boost on new PoS and tasting days. The new materials include posters, shelf barkers and wobblers and retailers can also book in...
quorn

Quorn is looking to help independent retailers sell more meat-free products with a new range of £2.29 price-marked packs on its core range. The company has put together a new team to focus on...
Sterling Dual packs

JTI has reassured retailers that it is fine to sell Sterling Dual packs marked ‘multi-pack not to be sold separately’ after they appeared in cash & carries last month. The packs have so far been...
Darius

Retailers can make more money by measuring their marketing effectively, collecting data about their shoppers and sending them personalised promotions. That was the advice from David Morgan, chief operating officer of Velocity Worldwide, who told...
confectionery singles

Single confectionery is the heartland of convenience retailing. Chris Dillon looks at five things you can do to see your sales soar. Identify your core range Buying sweets or a chocolate bar is often an impulse...
branded chillers

Monster Putting a branded chiller from Coca-Cola European partners in a prominent position can generate a 21% uplift in soft drink sales. Lucozade Gary Pilsworth, owner of Offley Stores & Post Office in Offley, Herts, says: "Last...