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Can celebrity endorsements help ailing personal care brands? Subscription

30 Oct 2014 | By Natalie Brown

There’s not much to smile about in personal care. “A somewhat dull year,” is Kantar Worldpanel analyst Jennifer Chan’s blu…

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The key findings from Waitrose's food trends report Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Britain has become much thriftier – probably for the better – with shoppers refusing to relinquish the shopping habits the…

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Loyalty cards: as shoppers seek simplicity, can they cut it? Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell

Consumers seem increasingly dissatisfied with the loyalty card system. So should supermarkets be investing in price instead?

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Crude oil prices hit lowest level in four years Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Arabica coffee prices are up 17.4% month on month and have almost doubled year on year…


EU sugar prices set to fall in line with rest of the world Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Liliana Gonzalez

Sugar has fallen out of favour in some circles – even Sugar Puffs has dropped the word from its name…

Map Awards 2014

Marketing, Advertising and PR Awards 2014: the winners Subscription

24 Oct 2014

Flying saucers, a disappearing island and a clever riposte to Russia’s anti-gay laws…


Which of the food trends identified by Waitrose's report seem most likely?

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OC&C Top 150 Supplier Rankings 2014 Subscription

01 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell, Alec Mattinson

In the toughest grocery retail conditions for a generation, it’s not scale so much as fleetness of foot that counts, reveals the latest OC&C Top 150…

Biggest booze brands 2014

Britain's 100 Biggest Alcohol Brands 2014 Subscription

22 Jul 2014 | By Rob Brown

Our 2014 survey of Britain’s Biggest Alcohol Brands shows we are drinking more and paying more for the pleasure. But is the value and volume turnaround sustainable, or was it just generated by 2013’s heatwave?

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