Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer

Household and Paper products

Freeing up more space

TOILET tissue just got a bit smaller on the shelf according to Andrex, as the brand has rolled out a new compressed version of its Classic Clean variant. …

Quality and price are key

Customers won’t compromise on paper THERE are some categories where consumers are more willing to compromise on quality than others, but household paper does …

Performance key in paper

PAPER products is a hugely competitive category with price deflation increasingly becoming a significant factor, says Ora brand owner Better All Round. And it …

Spring clean celebrations

CELEBRATING its 70th anniversary this year, Marigold says that 75% of all Britons still claim to do an annual spring clean and that 77% of households say they …

Dishy makeover to add shelf appeal

WASHING-UP brand Dishmatic is being relaunched with a new look. The new packs are designed to reflect the product’s efficacy and to create on-shelf standout. …

Making scents of laundry

FRAGRANCE lovers are the target market for the latest launch by Bold 2in1. The new Irresistible Scents range is made up of two varieties – Sparkling Bloom …

Laundry lines launch PMPs

PROCTER & Gamble has released three new price-marked packs for its laundry brands Ariel, Bold and Fairy. The firms says the latest PMPs, which all have an …

Miracles ahead?

THE new TV ad for Flash Multi Surface Concentrated Cleaner shows a confused dog wandering through a house and wondering where all the mud has gone. Home care …

Concentrated effort

SHOPPERS are increasing the number of clothes care products they are buying and are buying them more frequently, according to Katharine Crossland, Unilever …

Paper giant pushes the ‘clean routine’

ANDREX is on a mission to change the way consumers think of toilet tissue, with a new strategy that aims to reposition the category from household essential to …

Promos reduce paper money

PAPER products break down into three main sub-categories – toilet tissue, kitchen roll and facial tissue. It’s probably fair to say that toilet tissue is …

Leader aims to clean up

THE toilet tissue market is one of the UK’s largest grocery categories, worth over £1bn, and Andrex is the largest brand with a 36% market share in …

Symbol meets with approval

SPAR’s revamped own-label toilet tissue has been given the seal of approval by the Good Housekeeping Institute, the consumer goods testing organisation …

Value here to stay?

Tough economic times saw value brands developed in many categories including laundry and household. The brandowners say they’re here for the long haul. ONE …

Paper giant puts the price up front

CLAIMING to account for £6 of every £10 spent in the £94m paper products market within c-stores, Andrex is reporting value growth of 4.6% in the last year …

Profit path to the cleaners

ACCORDING to Unilever’s Partners for Growth team, the household cleaning market is worth £647.1m with convenience stores accounting for £69.8m worth of …