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    The Grocer Guide To Beer & Cider


    With inflation having created cold headwinds for the beer & cider category in recent months, suppliers are hoping for a warmer front ahead as the summer’s sporting season kicks off. Discover how they plan to capitalise on this, and why continued innovation remains critical to growth. This ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Tobacco, Vaping & Accessories


    Despite plenty of regulatory hurdles ahead, the tobacco, vaping & accessories sector is already preparing to weather the storm

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    The Grocer Guide to Free From & Plant Based


    The UK’s recent economic downturn has seen the free from & plant based category emerge leaner and with a keener focus on clean ingredients and clear provenance. Discover how suppliers are meeting consumers’ demands to meet these ideals, as well as create greater shopper appeal by improving ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Packaging


    Recent action from fmcg brands suggests that sustainability remains high on their agenda, but how are packaging and recycling businesses stepping up to help them. Discover some of the latest sustainable innovations in the packaging industry and how Artificial Intelligence and digital solutions are feeding into developments. ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Breakfast & Brunch


    Does breakfast & brunch need a shot in the arm? Maybe so, but there are plenty of opportunities to broaden out the occasion, driven by both health and permissible indulgence. Find out how suppliers are meeting both of these requirements and why on-trade and global influences can ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Petcare


    Even the normally resilient petcare category has been impacted by the cost-of-living crisis, forcing suppliers to focus on value. However, with pet owners still looking to care for their pets’ nutrition, there are still multiple opportunities to encourage them to trade up. Discover how suppliers are addressing ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Cheese


    Cheese has suffered the same fate as many fmcg categories in the UK over the past year, with flagging volumes but rapid value growth due to inflation. However, there is optimism for the year ahead, as financial pressures promise to ease. Find out how suppliers are handling ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Confectionery


    Although the cost-of-living crisis and HFSS regulations are bringing pressure to the market, confectionery suppliers continue to trade on the appeal of their products as affordable treats. And, as the concepts of sharing and gifting take on a heightened significance, find out how they are using social ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Hot Drinks & Cold Brew


    Hybrid working has spurred the demand for barista-quality coffees and energising or soothing teas to enjoy at home, bringing momentum to the category. However, with the tough financial environment pushing up prices, find out how suppliers are promoting the positive aspects of their brands to retain shopper ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Oils


    Global macro influences are taking their toll on the edible oils category. However, consumers are continuing to invest and suppliers are focusing on innovation and quality to retain their spend. Discover the challenges facing the category and how suppliers are responding with education and inspiration. This is ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Bread & Baked Goods


    Although a challenging year for the category, bread & baked goods suppliers are optimistic that occasion-led and cross-category inspiration will continue to woo shoppers to the bakery aisle. Discover their thoughts on merchandising both brands and in-store bake off, and which flavours are wowing consumers in the ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Soft Drinks


    With the ongoing cost-of-living crisis, consumers are seeking comfort in accessible treats, as well as looking to take care of their mental and physical wellbeing. Find out how soft drinks suppliers are tapping into those needs, with nostalgic flavours and functional products leading the charge. This is ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Tobacco, Vaping & Accessories


    With the cost of living still high, value cigarettes and tobacco are continuing to take centre stage. However, with both of these sectors and vaping coming under increasing government scrutiny, the heat is on. Find out how suppliers are responding to the pressures currently knocking at the ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Snacking


    A combination of HFSS legislation and consumers’ interest in adopting healthier diets is leading to definite focus on the ‘better for you’ sector in snacking. Discover how suppliers are responding to those trends – and why Asian cuisine flavours are spicing up the category. This is an ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Frozen


    Shoppers, impacted by the cost-of-living crisis are looking to spend more time cooking and entertaining at home, so are seeking greater convenience and inspiration from the frozen foods sector. Discover how suppliers are stepping up to meet the challenge with affordable options that are also sustainable. This ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Alcohol & Low 2 No


    With pockets of excellence in the alcohol category, despite some flat performances, suppliers are looking to quality and flavour to entice cash-strapped consumers in the run-up to Christmas. Discover the key category drivers influencing purchase decisions and why low & no continues to excite interest. This is ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Christmas


    Celebration, indulgence and sharing are all key themes associated with Christmas, yet suppliers are all too aware that consumers are keeping a close watch on their spending this year, discover how they are meeting these differing needs and what they are providing for consumers.

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    The Grocer Guide To Household, Hygiene & Personal Care


    With consumers looking for simple sources of comfort in challenging times, discover the key drivers in the household hygiene and personal care markets and how social media is stimulating sales.

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    The Grocer Guide To Franchise & Fascia


    Acknowledging the difficult financial constraints faced by consumers, franchise & fascia groups are focused on helping their retailers bring added value to shoppers, but also retain healthy margins.

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    The Grocer Guide To Beer & Cider


    As summer approaches, beer & cider suppliers are relying on quality and innovation to fire up consumers’ interest and drive sales, with a focus on affordable indulgence, convenience and seasonality to the fore.