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IMPERIAL Tobacco has unveiled a new design for its Lambert & Butler portfolio.

L&B’s new look

IMPERIAL Tobacco has unveiled a new design for its Lambert & Butler portfolio. The makeover includes a new logo. The standard core range will be...
CCE’s 1.75l bottle, designed specifically for c-stores, comes in a distinctive curved bottle that echoes the shape of Coke’s classic glass bottle. Schweppes Summer Punch is designed for adults looking for a refreshing, fruity summer thirst-quencher.

Hydration nation – Coca-Cola Enterprises

IT’S thirsty work getting through the summer. Kantar Worldpanel figures show that, throughout the season, shoppers make 8.4m trips across the soft drinks category....
CADBURY has a new line in its bagged chocolate range. Launched this month. Cadbury Crunchums is, manufacturer Mondelez International says, “a one-of-a-kind, wonderfully moreish snack of crispy cereal bites, coated in Cadbury chocolate”.

Cadbury makes crunch move

CADBURY has a new line in its bagged chocolate range. Launched this month. Cadbury Crunchums is, manufacturer Mondelez International says, “a one-of-a-kind, wonderfully moreish...
IRN-BRU brand owner AG Barr says it’s convinced the proposed merger between it and Britvic stacks up despite reports that business analysts think it is unlikely to go ahead.

Barr says Britvic deal makes sense

IRN-BRU brand owner AG Barr says it’s convinced the proposed merger between it and Britvic stacks up despite reports that business analysts think it...
Magners Cider

Fruitful time for cider – C&C brands

CIDER is a summer drink; right? In some cases. Some 41% of beer and traditional cider is sold between May and October, while the...
CYCLISTS Felix English and Dani King claimed victory in the men’s and women’s events of the reborn Milk Race last month.

Milk race back in the saddle

CYCLISTS Felix English and Dani King claimed victory in the men’s and women’s events of the reborn Milk Race last month. Held in Nottingham, it...
IMPERIAL Tobacco has revamped its special trade website.

New site for tobacco giant

IMPERIAL Tobacco has revamped its special trade website. Retailers can now consult a series of industry articles on current subjects including the display ban and...
After a cold start April warmed up and ready meals and Mediterranean foods including pizza, salad and exotic fruit saw sales increase.

Sales down but life is good

Monitor shows record drop but partners say it’s all down to early Easter and Scotland is now keeping up with UK on food AFTER a...
Illicit tobacco is said to take more than 100 sales a week of tobacco products from a typical legitimate tobacco reatailer.

Dodgy cigarettes cost stores £40k

Probe finds shops hit for £10,000 more each year as black market cigs take more than 20% of UK consumption TOBACCO crime is costing the...

Positive news says Scotmid

Profit slips but underlying trading, including food, is good says Brodie EDINBURGH-based independent co-operative Scotmid made an operating profit of £6m in the year to...

OFT to probe Costcutter / P&H deal

THE deal between the Costcutter Supermarkets Group and wholesaler Palmer & Harvey which sees Mace Stores transfer into the Costcutter organisation is to...

Lidl diligence wins at appeal

A VICTORY, last month, for discount store operator Lidl in a Court of Session appeal could have major implications for the way Scottish licensing...

Bread brand wants your community ideas

KINGSMILL is launching a campaign to help retailers drive improvement in their local community. The bread brand will be asking retailers to provide details...

Supermarkets go into the dark

Trade bodies launch guide and app as small stores enter final two years of tobacco display SCOTLAND’S retail industry has begun its journey into the...

Trade groups slam raise in minimum wage

BODIES representing independent retailers north and south of the border have criticised the Westminster government’s decision to increase the minimum wage by 12p an...

Sweets firm opens in Dundee

CONFECTIONERY wholesaler Hancocks opened its 20th UK cash and carry last month in Dundee. It’s the company’s second Scottish cash and carry and the...