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CLEANING – Cleaning up on cleaning sales

When Channel 4 started showing the ‘How Clean is Your House’ series six years ago, ASDA announced a double-digit sales increase of traditional cleaning...

HEALTHY LIVING – Are we living healthily?

If you live in Britain you can’t escape the flood of advice from all quarters on how to lead a healthier lifestyle, and the...

MERCHANDISING & DISPLAY – Making the most of the in-store opportunity

Whether you’re a mini-multiple with a handful of convenience stores or a leading supermarket chain, successful merchandising and display comes down to using suppliers’...

BIG NIGHT IN – Big Nights In, still big business

October and November are ‘dark’ months with later sunrises and nights drawing in, but they also contain Halloween (31 October) and Bonfire Night (5...

BACK TO SCHOOL – The perennial profit opportunity

The Back to School season is here again, and we have more details this month of products targeting this perennial sales opportunity, which thankfully...

BREAKFAST – Maximising the big breakfast sales opportunity

This has been due to strong premiumisation, with more, higher value products being introduced. The consumer is increasingly demanding products that deliver on taste...

BACK TO SCHOOL – Back To School chalks up the numbers

As September approaches, Back To School becomes very big business indeed. The Back To School opportunity for supermarkets and Co-ops takes in food and...

HOME BAKING – Home baking on the rise

At first glance home baking might not seem a very sexy market, but it has a lot going for it. According to Mintel’s latest...

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NOVEMBER DIGITAL EDITION – Blooming healthy Lidl expansion and Blakemore...

Welcome to the November issue of The Grocery Trader. While Brexit rumbles on, Britain’s grocery industry is in blooming good health, with Lidl, the...

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