Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer

Bottled water

Cracking convenience

BOTTLED water is going from strength to strength across the retail sector and convenience stores are well placed to exploit its

Flavourful NPD

VOLVIC has extended its range of sugar-free flavours

A sweet deal for retailers

Flavoured water hits the spot

Spring in your step

SCOTTISH bottled water brand Highland Spring heads into 2018 with big ambitions

Natural growth

INCREASING media coverage of health issues has helped sales of plain bottled water rise by 10% in the past year, says Highland Spring. It argues that c-stores …

Shooting the mud rapids

ADVENTUROUS kids are being invited to take part in their own version of the Tough Mudder obstacle and endurance race in a summer promotion by Fruit Shoot. …

Growing appeal of bottled water

A long hot summer can boost bottled water sales enormously but according to one major producer 2016 is already looking good. Nestlé says that by recording an …

How to give boom drinks a boost

Water is a booming category but retailers should stock trusted water brands if they want to make the most of the opportunities, argues soft drinks firm AG …

Gushing onwards

Bottled water multiplies sales by 40 in 30 years to take one in five of all soft drinks Have bottled water sales grown and diversified substantially over the …

Fast flowing water

WATER is the fastest growing soft drink category in the UK according to Highland Spring. Quoting figures from Zenith International, it says it is now the …

Springing into action

Warm weather at the start of the year plus anti-sugar messages have helped water outgrow industry predictions. THANKS to a good spring, bottled water has …

Make sure there’s water everywhere

WATER is one of the winners whenever the sun comes out. According to Scott Dickson, senior brand manager at Highland Spring Group: “Summer is always a …

Appy hydrating

A smartphone app is Keystore owner JW Filshill’s latest bright idea to encourage customers to drink more water. Launched in conjunction with Highland Spring, …

Growing water second to cola – Sales for sector soar

TAPS across the nation are in danger of rusting over as sales of bottled water continue to show recession-defying growth. Kantar Worldpanel figures, quoted by …

Secret of Barr’s success? Plenty of bottles

PACK size is the key to maximising bottled water sales, according to AG Barr. Its brand, Strath-more, grew 10% year on year in the Scottish impulse market …