prices & promotions

Oasis Mighty Drops

Oasis refreshed with 'water enhancer' Mighty Drops

20 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

CCE is refreshing Oasis – and extending it into the water enhancers market – as it looks to boost its performance in groce…

Kinder Suprise eggs

Kinder Surprise Easter eggs spark eBay bids of over £20

20 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Shoppers are splashing out more than £20 on eBay for Ferrero’s Kinder Surprise eggs – over four times the £5 rsp…

Dewlay Lancashire Day competition

Dewlay launches brie-style Garstang White cheese

20 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Lancashire cheesemaker Dewlay has expanded its portfolio with a mild brie-style cheese made with Jersey milk…

Dove Purely Pampering

Dove extends Purely Pampering skincare with pistachio lotion

13 Apr 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Dove has extended its Purely Pampering skincare portfolio with a Pistachio Cream & Magnolia body lotion…

Duerr's Rhubarb & Custard Jam

Duerr's rhubarb & custard jam wows home bakers

13 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

A rhubarb & custard flavour jam has been launched by Duerr’s…

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Easter Egg

Easter eggs offer cracking value as chocolate costs soar

18 Apr 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Average Easter egg prices have barely changed since last year despite soaring ingredient costs and shallower promotions…

Fruit and veg

Scant evidence of 'price war' as inflation remains steady Subscription

13 Apr 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Price cuts to select fresh produce and dairy KVIs are the exception as inflation remains steady…

Harris & Hoole coffee

A world without price tags as we know them Subscription

05 Apr 2014 | By Matthew Knight

The Internet of Things (IoT) has gone from hype to reality with new products now just a click away from consumers…


Food poverty is a disgrace Subscription

07 Mar 2014 | By Claire Nuttall

The issues raised around food poverty by Dan Crossley last week in his Saturday Essay really hit a nerve with me…


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Pound shop feature

Online pound shops will have to piggyback

22 Mar 2014

The domain name that I own,, was the first-ever transactional online pound shop…

Ditch the dumb discounting! Go for smart offers

07 Mar 2014

Recent research from IPM confirmed our fear many UK retailers are still relying on heavy discounting strategies…

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