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Big night in

Drink to this

Quoting research that shows 70% of buyers intend to consume pre-mixed drinks on the day of purchase, Diageo says chilled availability is critical for …

Bags of choice for get-togethers

CONFECTIONERY share bags are one of the big winners in the continuing popularity of the big night in, according to Starburst and Skittles owner Wrigley. …

Sweet savings offer

ENTERTAINING at home is a year-round activity, says Mars Chocolate, and consumers of all ages take part. And it has launched the Sweet Nights In promotion …

Get a share of the binge

TV trend boost for snacks CREATING excitement around big sporting and television events is key to increasing sales of items people pick up for a big night in, …

Stock shares

Dedicated display areas to classic Big Night In products and catch the customer’s eye EVENING snacking in the UK is worth £5.2bn and growing and chocolate …

Deal shoppers in to boost takings

DINNER parties may be on the up and up. But it’s also clear that many Big Nights In, perhaps especially those involving sports watching, are often closely …

Get the most from liquid assets

REASONS that people have a night in at home vary but whatever the occasion most consumers will be looking for an accompanying drink, said Amy Burgess, trade …

Bigger nights than ever?

We’ve just had a bumper summer of sport when Britons notched up a record haul of Olympic medals. But the winter TV events and house party season is just …

Something for the weekend

BIG NIGHTS IN don’t just feature quick snacks. Special nights in and dinner parties have risen dramatically. Research carried out by YouGov found that 20m …

The chill of the night

Ice cream third biggest at-home treat MARS Ice Cream says research it has carried out has revealed that the trend for entertaining at home is here to stay. …

Track your events

CONSUMERS don’t need an excuse for a night in (or indeed a big afternoon in) but give sports fans an event to watch and there’s a good chance sales of …

Pop go the flavours

BUTTERKIST launches two new flavours in its popcorn range this month. Butterkist Choc Mallow Popcorn is available in a 170g bag and Butterkist Coconut and …

Ringing the beer changes?

THINK sports-related Big Night In consumption and you might think beer, pizza, crisps and the like. But while many a c-store might have met most such beer …

Reinventing the RTD

BIG Night In baskets, particularly those filled by young adults, could be looking a bit different from next month. RTD market leader in Scotland WKD is marking …

Fuelling the party spirit

THE Big Night In is big and getting bigger according to drinks giant Diageo. Quoting findings from recent years from HIM Research, from Nielsen and from a …

Making the most of the matches

ALTHOUGH last year was quiet in sports-events terms we only have to look back to 2012 and 2014 to find years when major competitions like the London Olympics, …