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Alcohol Category Report 2015

09 Oct 2015

What does the sweet drinks trend mean for the wider market?

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Confectionery category report 2015

08 Oct 2015

How has the sector managed to swerve the sugar bullet? What are the big brands doing to drive growth?

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Anuga preview 2015

29 Sep 2015

This year’s takes place over five days next month, and will attract 6,800 exhibitors from 100 countries, almost 200 of them British

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Sports nutrition category report 2015

29 Sep 2015

Last month the World Triathalon Corporation was sold for $650m - fitness is big business

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The OC&C Top 150 index 2015

22 Sep 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Own-brand suppliers are growing over three times faster than branded suppliers

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Spirits category report 2015

21 Sep 2015

The total spirits market is up 1.5% to £3.4bn, on volumes that have inched up 0.5%, so what’s going on?

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The Dairymen 2015

11 Sep 2015

It’s been a turbulent year for the UK dairy industry. Our Dairymen special looks at the new power players in dairy supplier boardrooms, and charts the opportunities and challenges for the sector in the year ahead.

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Sauces & condiments category report 2015

11 Sep 2015 | By Simon Creasey

Why have some prospered while others have suffered?

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Hot Beverages Category Report 2015

09 Sep 2015

Will the success of everyday brands come at the cost of category value?

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Batteries Category Report 2015

28 Aug 2015

What can other manufacturers learn from those who are posting strong growth?

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Roast Dinner Category Report 2015

21 Aug 2015

As consumers continue to seek out convenient options, how can the roast compete for their affections? 

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Hot Desserts Category Report 2015

21 Aug 2015

What can the mults learn from the discounters?

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Rice & Noodles Category Report 2015

17 Aug 2015

Brits are slurping up record volumes of those famous Japanese staples, rice & noodles

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Breakfast category report 2015

07 Aug 2015

 Are British breakfasts really changing that fast? And what can traditional breakfast brands do to keep the newcomers in check?

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Halloween category report 2015

03 Aug 2015 | By Paul Davies

How have the supermarkets responded to the risk? How will sales of costumes and Halloween goods in general fare this year?

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Male grooming category report 2015

03 Aug 2015 | By Natalie Brown

Bristling beards and moustaches are the look of choice for many British men, 45% of whom now sport some kind of facial hair

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Home baking category report 2015

24 Jul 2015 | By Amy North

Prices are on the up in the home baking aisle despite the soaring influence of the discounters. Can the new Bake Off series sustain growth?

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Canned & ambient category report 2015

24 Jul 2015 | By Emma Sturgess

No self-respecting survivalist would be without a bunker full of tinned food. But is the canned and ambient category in a dark place? 

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Focus on free from 2015

10 Jul 2015 Updated: 13 Jul 2015 | By Sonya Hook

Where should free-from go in store: in its own fixture or among conventional products?

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Functional food category report 2015

10 Jul 2015 Updated: 13 Jul 2015 | By Paul Davies

What can functional brands do to mitigate risk?

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Britain's 100 Biggest Alcohol Brands: who's come up trumps?

22 Jul 2015

Who has the strongest hand in today’s booze market? Which brands are the top trumps and which are the jokers?

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OC&C Global 50: the giant slowdown

14 Jul 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Global growth for fmcg giants has seldom been so anaemic

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Grocery Retail Structure 2015

05 Jun 2015

There’s an inconvenient truth at the heart of convenience retailing

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Fmcg advertisers report 2015

22 Apr 2015

It’s been a year of seismic change for fmcg advertising

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Britain's 100 Biggest Brands: spot on strategy and execution

20 Mar 2015

In chess, the first mover always has an advantage. The same applies in grocery…


The Top 50 Independents

13 Mar 2015 | By Beth Brooks

A record 14 indie forecourts featured in this year’s ranking, with their combined sales rising 19% to £2.9bn


What does Morrisons' ditching of Match & More mean for price-matching?

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