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Viagra OTC sales help boost healthcare category by £4.3m Subscription

The UK was the first country to allow the purchase of the drug off-prescription from local chemists

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100% biodegradable wet wipes maker calls for new labelling rules on plastic Subscription

By Ash O’Mahony

Life science brand Opus Innovations is claiming a UK first with the launch of new 100% biodegradable Aquaint Happy Planet Wipes

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Range preview: Booths Christmas 2018

By Marianne Calnan

Locally sourced, top-quality ingredients are key to Booths’ festive selection this year

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Morrisons to help autistic shoppers with 'Quieter Hour'

By Ian Quinn

Nationwide rollout follows a three-store trial earlier this year

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Nestlé and JAB looking to buy Italian coffee maker Illy Subscription

By Henry Saker-Clark

Illy has rebuffed interest following approaches from JAB holding and Nestle, who have both made acquisitions in the category recently, according to Bloomberg

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Morrisons West Kirby: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

By Ronan Hegarty

‘Our store is right by the beach so good weather really does drive sales’

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White Paper: A new model for launching new products

As three in four new product launches currently fail within a year, Bray Leino’s new comms model suggests how the traditional approach can evolve to de-risk the launch process. Hosted by The Grocer, Bray Leino invited marketers from leading food and drink brands to discuss this hypothesis. That discussion is the basis for this paper.


White Paper: Sustainable Solutions to the Plastic Packaging Problem

The challenge faced by our industry to deliver sustainable packaging whilst minimising food waste, managing cost, and meeting modern consumer demands grows ever greater. This complex issue for retailers, FMCG brands, own-label producers and across the packaging supply chain continues to gather pace. As an industry we all recognise that finding scalable, sustainable solutions to the plastic packaging problem is key.


White Paper: The Power of Protein - 2018 Category Analysis

The UK protein market has exploded. With more SKUs, NPDs and market entrants than ever before, protein popularity is prompting brands and retailers to evolve to meet the needs of increasingly health conscious shoppers.



Plastic and the Packaging Conundrum

Plastic is the new public enemy number one. But how should the industry, which is so reliant on plastic as a packaging solution, respond?


The Soft Drinks Sugar Levy Webinar

What does the Sugar Levy mean? Everything you ever wanted to know and never dared to ask


Coca-Cola: How to Bring Sales and Operations Alive with Data

Implementing a robust Sales and Operation process at Coca-Cola




News UK

News UK, a leading provider of digital and print media, is conducting research into the quality of retail activation in fmcg with the aim of understanding the challenges around aligning in-store activation.



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