FACS launches the SHOP-Check report:
Nov30

FACS launches the SHOP-Check report:

Nearly all shop development advice comes from the wholesale supply chain but they are limited to the programmes that they can offer. Just where do retailers get truly independent and impartial advice from?    “FACS Marketing Services has been providing support for both retailers and suppliers in the Forecourt & Convenience store sector since 1994, we are not affiliated to any wholesale service or symbol brand” explains Managing...

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Kantar latest -Christmas can’t come too early for supermarkets as growth slows
Nov12

Kantar latest -Christmas can’t come too early for supermarkets as growth slows

The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show that year-on-year supermarket sales grew by 1.0% over the past 12 weeks.  The increase is slightly behind the equivalent rate last month, against a backdrop of political uncertainty and a persistently wet autumn. This period saw an increased focus on seasonal events and promotions, as Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar comments: “The final quarter of...

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Total Enters into a Fuel Network Agreement with Harvest Energy, a member of the Prax Group
Nov05

Total Enters into a Fuel Network Agreement with Harvest Energy, a member of the Prax Group

Total has entered into an agreement with Harvest Energy, a member of the Prax Group, which will allow Harvest Energy to develop its network of service stations with the support and expertise of Total and to secure its fuels supply. The first Total service station will be opened before the end of 2019 in Thirsk (North Yorkshire, England). Further deployment will continue in 2020. The Total outlets will offer the public and business...

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MORE POWER TO YOUR SALES WITH NEW ROCKSTAR PERFORMANCE ENERGY
Sep20

MORE POWER TO YOUR SALES WITH NEW ROCKSTAR PERFORMANCE ENERGY

Barr Soft Drinks is tapping into growing consumer interest in energy with additional functional benefits with the launch of new Rockstar XD POWER. Available from early October and set to broaden the appeal of one of the UK’s leading big can flavoured energy brands, Rockstar XD POWER is available in two 500ml variants, Blue Raz and Hardcore Apple.   The performance is delivered by 200mg of caffeine per can, complemented by...

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BURTON’S BISCUIT COMPANY UNVEILS FESTIVE FIRST FOR JAMMIE DODGERS
Sep13

BURTON’S BISCUIT COMPANY UNVEILS FESTIVE FIRST FOR JAMMIE DODGERS

In a festive first since the £21m (RSV*1) brand was launched over 50 years ago, Burton’s Biscuit Company is unveiling new, limited edition designs of its iconic Jammie Dodgers, one of the nation’s most popular children’s biscuit brands.   The biscuits’ embossed ‘splat’ is making way for three seasonal designs – a stocking, a star and a Christmas tree – plus a festive-themed pack for maximum impact on-shelf.   The Jammie...

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