Focus On reports
It’s been a bittersweet year for Fairtrade
Are there any rays of sunshine in this commoditised sector? And can anything rescue cooking sauces from the downward trajectory?
What can be learned from the champions of the household sector?
If the market ever needed a hero, it does now. So where can one be found?
The overall babycare sector has declined 1.9% to just shy of £1.5bn on volumes down 2.5% in the past year
Forget spreading the love, loving the spread is more accurate right now
With Easter falling on 27 March this year, there’s now just 11 weeks for confectioners to sell their eggs
Who are these lean, mean selling machines? How are they in such good shape? And who’s looking flabby?
Sandwich, crisps and a chocolate bar, washed down with a can of pop… lunch on the go never used to be healthy. Now it’s changing.
Value sales have surged 6.9% to £198m on volumes up 3.5% as health-conscious Brits embrace ‘sober sabbaticals’
How sustainable is the retailer tactic to slash prices, and what are brands doing to add value back into the cheese category?
What lessons can piemakers take from the booming meat snacks sector, which is enjoying continued value and volume growth?
Just how much of an opportunity is world cuisine? What factors have driven the growth? And can it continue?
What is behind soaring sales? And how do frozen and ambient fish compare?
Where do the opportunities lie? And, if scratch cooking is here to stay, what does the future look like for pasta sauce brands?
The personal care market has suffered a 0.6% decline to just over £5bn and volumes are down 0.9%
Why are some rising and some sinking? And is the soup bubble sustainable?
Almost 37% of the British population owns a cat, dog or both, which translates into 11 million shoppers
Surely it’s not all down to efforts to encourage cold & flu sufferers to self medicate and keep out of GP surgeries?
Some sectors, such as savoury biscuits and sweet treats for special occasions, are up by double digits
Own-brand suppliers are growing over three times faster than branded suppliers
Who has the strongest hand in today’s booze market? Which brands are the top trumps and which are the jokers?
Global growth for fmcg giants has seldom been so anaemic
There’s an inconvenient truth at the heart of convenience retailing
It’s been a year of seismic change for fmcg advertising
In chess, the first mover always has an advantage. The same applies in grocery…
Is there still a future for the humble bogof?