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Lidl launching ‘scan as you shop’ pilot in south west London

The pilot will allow customers to scan products themselves using their smartphones as they shop

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Masterclasses in tackling social media trolls from the UK’s biggest brands

‘Ridicule at your heart’s content. You might even make yourself Twitter famous for an hour or two,’ advises PR mogul Ed Whitehead

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Tesco delivery drone partner eyes expansion to bigger town

As of this month more than 9,000 Tesco products have been delivered by drone

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PepsiCo sells Tropicana and Naked juice brands to PAI Partner for $3.3bn

PAI will take a 61% holding in the likes of Tropicana and Naked, as well as other brands, with PepsiCo retaining a 39% stake

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Spelling out the benefits: juices & smoothies category report 2021

Juices and smoothies were suffering. But in the pandemic, brands have highlighted their vitamin C and D content to deliver growth

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Pepsi Max adds no-caffeine cola line

Britvic said the caffeine-free segment had “massive growth potential”

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