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Eating cheerios
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Breakfast key to healthier return to school

It’s almost that time of year again when pupils get ready to return to school for a fresh...

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Lose focus on tobacco at your peril

For a category that still delivers a massive percentage of most local retailers’ turnover and a big chunk...

Breakfast cereals
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Breakfast 101 guide

Getting your breakfast offer right in-store can seem like a complicated process with fast-evolving consumer demands. However, getting...

Merrydown Cider
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Merrydown increases focus on Scotland

Award-winning cider brand Merrydown is upweighting its focus on the Scottish market following huge growth in convenience in...

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Pumped for success

The forecourt sector is motoring just now, as Certas Energy invests in the Gulf brand, JET unveils a...

drinking soft drink
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Making sense of soft drinks

With a slew of new soft drinks product launches in recent months it looks like retailers will need...

vegan sausage rolls
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Are you good to go with food-to-go?

Food-to-go is a multi-billion-pound industry and is arguably the biggest trend in convenience retailing at the moment. Fortunately,...

A destination store
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Time for the rebirth of the destination store?

Fierce competition and ever-rising costs mean the prevailing convenience model of price competition and promotion-obsession may be ending...

Hanging bags
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Hanging in there for big sales

The hanging bags market continues to play a key role in driving impulse sales in stores across Scotland...

Healthy snacks
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Healthy growth looks set to continue

New research from HIM suggests that healthier eating will be important to 20 million people in the next...