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If teenage girls and early 20-something women make up a large proportion of your store’s customers you might want to stock a fairly wide range of haircare products.

The good hair years

If teenage girls and early 20-something women make up a large proportion of your store’s customers you might want to stock a fairly wide...
The tough times have changed the nation’s spending patterns. Mintel’s British Lifestyle’s report shows which products still help move cash through the country’s tills.

Winners of the credit crunch

The tough times have changed the nation’s spending patterns. Mintel’s British Lifestyle’s report shows which products still help move cash through the country’s tills. SCRAPPY...
CALORIE-counting readers made Slimming World magazine the flavour of year on news stands in 2012.

Mags lose weight – Slimming World tops the charts

CALORIE-counting readers made Slimming World magazine the flavour of year on news stands in 2012. The monthly dieting mag saw its sales rise 11.2% year-on-year...
Hot chocolate joins basket

Hot chocolate joins basket

Champagne slips off the RPI list as stir fry and Kindles come into the mix BLUEBERRIES, white rum and hot chocolate are just some of...
Appointments April 2013

Hughes to provide off-trade wings

RED Bull has appointed Jon Hughes as off-premise director. Hughes has previously worked for Kimberly Clark and Heineken UK, leading teams across the grocery,...
NEW businesses are finding it hard to borrow start-up funds, according to the Forum of Private Business.

Forum warns on lending

NEW businesses are finding it hard to borrow start-up funds, according to the Forum of Private Business. The BDRC Finance Monitor for SME lending...
Pets are eating better food than their owners, with treats proving particularly recession-proof. UK shoppers spent £239 million on treating their animals in 2012.

It’s a dog’s life and a good life

Petcare becomes key area as dog food sales top £1bn and treats sales soar RECESSION? What recession ask the nation’s dogs, who are enjoying luxury...
Kikkoman found one in three women said their man was a better cook than them

Celeb chefs inspire kitchen blokes

WATCHING Jamie Oliver and Gordon Ramsay rattling their pans on TV has inspired a generation of men to take up cooking. And their ladies...
COCA-COLA is going head-to-head with health campaigners who blame fizzy drinks for weight problems by repositioning itself as “part of the solution to the global problem of obesity”.

Coke ‘part of the solution’ – Calorie counting

COCA-COLA is going head-to-head with health campaigners who blame fizzy drinks for weight problems by repositioning itself as “part of the solution to the...
Halewood International launches extensions to its Crabbies Ginger Beer range.

Fruit ’n’ spice as Crabbies adds two

SWEDISH and other ciders have achieved major success with fruit flavours. From this month retailers can offer another fruity option on the drinks shelves as...
Glacéau vitaminwater, from CCE, which saw sales grow by 34% to £16.5m last year, has been reformulated with stevia, shaving off 30 calories per bottle. All eight of the waters also have a revised blend of vitamins and minerals.

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...
Seabrook’s new-look packaging points to the brand’s Yorkshire heritage, while Walkers sends Gary Linker off on his tractor to source British ingredients.

Gluten-free from Yorkshire

YORKSHIRE-based snack manufacturer Seabrook has given its crisps a major revamp, underlining the brand’s regional heritage. The new-look packaging, released this month, also...
Birthday revamp - Ski marks 50th anniversary

Birthday revamp – Ski marks 50th anniversary

SKI is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a revamp, digital marketing campaign and new flavour of mousse, pictured. To take advantage of the growth...
With its contoured plastic bottle and lower price point, will the new 1.75 litre bottle appeal to customers used to buying the old two-litre model?

For convenience, size matters – Coca-Cola

A new, smaller bottle of Coke – 1.75l instead of 2l – is being introduced especially for convenience stores. CCE says it shaved 250ml off...
AN 11-strong range of frozen snacks, including premium Chicken Poppets with the Red Tractor logo, above, has been launched by poultry specialist SFC.

Snack attack – SFC roll out new range

AN 11-strong range of frozen snacks, including premium Chicken Poppets with the Red Tractor logo, above, has been launched by poultry specialist SFC. Managing...
WITH an eye to the sweet chilli sauce market (said to be worth £16m), Heinz has added a hit of sweet chilli to its traditional tomato ketchup.

Sweet heat – Heinz launches new flavour

WITH an eye to the sweet chilli sauce market (said to be worth £16m), Heinz has added a hit of sweet chilli to its...