Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer

Batteries

Major growth plans for GP

GP Batteries UK has announced a number of new appointments to help meet its ambitious growth

Leading the charge

THE weeks in the run-up to Christmas are a crucial time for Scotland’s battery market –  a period in which retailers can encourage the sale of batteries …

Batteries back after ups and downs

OVER the past year, the total battery market has grown in both volume (up 5%) and value (up 4%), with 576 million batteries being sold, according to Panasonic, …

Energizer’s Top 5

THE predicted top five toys for Christmas 2014 are all battery-operated, according to Energizer – and only one comes with batteries included. The company has …

Duracell upgrade powers on

P&G has unveiled a new look for its battery brand Duracell, with upgrades across the Alkaline, Rechargeables and Speciality lines. Also being introduced …

Varta cites competitor in re-launch

VARTA is relaunching its core range with a promise that its batteries last “as long as Duracell”. From this month, says the firm, the range will feature …

Power lines – demanding toys and gadgets

THANKS, in part, to so many toys, gaming gadgets and computer peripherals relying on AA or AAA power, the mainstream battery market in Britain is currently …