Essar confirms significant retail expansion with MPK deal
Nov14

Essar confirms significant retail expansion with MPK deal

Agreement sees rebrand of first BP site to company colours Essar Oil UK today announced a new agreement with top independent MPK Garages to rebrand and supply an initial tranche of twelve sites.  The deal, which is the biggest secured by the Essar team to date, will see the company network expand to 67 stations and include the first rebrand of a BP site. Under the new agreement, the first Essar site was officially launched this...

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SPAR Brand Christmas range brings lashings of seasonal cheer
Nov09

SPAR Brand Christmas range brings lashings of seasonal cheer

SPAR Brand is in fantastic shape for Christmas 2018, with a range of products to meet every shopper need this festive season.  Delicious fresh food range is perfect for parties This Christmas, SPAR Brand will offer 20 fresh products in festive packaging, tying in with in-store PoS, and helping products stay front of mind for customers. “With get-togethers seeing an uplift over Christmas, these pre-prepared products are ideal for...

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CHILLED CONVENIENCE A DRIVING FORCE AT NISA FORECOURT
Nov09

CHILLED CONVENIENCE A DRIVING FORCE AT NISA FORECOURT

  Sales of chilled convenience products are really motoring at a large Nisa forecourt (Texaco) at Willenhall in the West Midlands thanks to a partnership with Rustlers, the UK’s No. 1 micro-snacking brand.*1   Demand for chilled food-to-go lines including microwavable snacks, sandwiches, pies and pastries, meat snacks and cakes increased by an average of 54% in just 9 weeks*2 after manager Simon Krzysiak worked with Rustlers...

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IMPERIAL REMOVES GANTRY FROM BLACKBURN RETAILER CONVICTED OF SELLING COUNTERFEIT PLAIN PACK TOBACCO
Nov09

IMPERIAL REMOVES GANTRY FROM BLACKBURN RETAILER CONVICTED OF SELLING COUNTERFEIT PLAIN PACK TOBACCO

A Blackburn-based tobacco trader has had his gantry removed by Imperial after violating the terms and conditions of his contract, and he will no longer receive any sales support from our organisation.   Zainul Chandia, of Northgate News in Blackburn, was convicted by magistrates for possession of counterfeit tobacco. A raid by local Trading Standards resulted in the discovery and seizure of over 100 packets of cigarettes, and over 40...

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Grab food to go profits with Kepak’s HOT new food concept
Nov07

Grab food to go profits with Kepak’s HOT new food concept

  As dayparts continue to blur and snacking soars, Kepak is launching its new Goode & Tucker range in response to the growing demand from customers for hot grab-and-go options. The new range launches today (8 November 2018) at the IGD Food To Go Conference. As a market leader in foodservice and the chilled convenience category, Kepak is bringing its experience and expertise to the food-to-go market with a ‘Foodvenience’...

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Warming wines for cold winter nights at SPAR
Nov05

Warming wines for cold winter nights at SPAR

After the long hot summer of white and rosé wines, the days are now getting shorter and consumers begin to relish a glass of red wine. SPAR has some luscious wines to recommend to customers for Halloween parties, Bonfire Night get-togethers and Big Nights In. Every bottle in their ‘Regional Selection’ range comes from iconic and famous countries known for their wines and each incorporates a design which denotes the range name and the...

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