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Convenience product launches

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

Bake a million

Maltesers is partnering with Red Nose Day for a new campaign, which will raise £1m for Comic Relief. The 'bake a million' campaign will be promoted on Maltesers singles, pouches and Maltesers Teasers single bars...
English wine

With English wine production set to double from five million bottles a year to 10 million by 2020, independent retailers must now get behind local brands. That was the advice from Simon Stannard, European affairs...
Alchemy wings

London convenience stores are taking £2,000 a week by partnering with Alchemy Wings, a website that is helping independent stores deliver alcohol and snacks online. The Alchemy Wings site is currently operating in central London...

Following a trial in five convenience stores last May, Sibylla Swedish hot dogs are now available to all UK independent convenience retailers. Retailers that partner with Sibylla begin with a 60cm-wide roller grill that...
ORANGINA

Retailers can offer their shoppers more value at the soft drinks fixture with Orangina's first price-marked pack. Available now, the £1 420ml PMP aims to tap into the 56% of soft drink sales that are...
WALKERS UEFA

Retailers can make the most of sharing snacks as Walkers launches a re-sealable 175g pack with a UEFA Champions League on-pack promotion. Available in Ready Salted, Cheese & Onion, Salt & Vinegar and Prawn...
UNILEVER ice cream

If you want to increase your ice cream sales this summer, you need to focus on snacking and getting your PoS right. That was the advice from Noel Clarke, vice president of brand building for...
oreo

A raft of convenience products are expecting sales growth of 10-15% after scooping Product of the Year awards for 2017. Thirty-eight products were given the accolade at an event last month following a lengthy...
carling

Convenience retailers can drive alcohol sales by promoting Premier League matches in store with displays and offers. That was the advice from Jim Shearer, Carling brand director, who urged retailers to make the most...
Independent convenience retail

Retailers have called for better communication from manufacturers on tobacco availability and ranging as the EUTPD II deadline approaches. Store owners told RN they were in the dark over availability, how to lay out gantries...