Love Drinks brings Kiyomi Rum to UK

Love Drinks aims to cover the rising demand for Asian drinks and rum in the off-trade with the launch of Kiyomi Rum to the UK market.
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories has launched the over-the-counter Histallay allergy medicine.

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Scottish Grocer showcases some new products that convenience store retailers might want to consider stocking to drive up sales.
Retailers can introduce more customers to the BrewDog range with a variety of options.

Craft beer ‘outperforms market in c-stores’

Craft beer options have remained at the top of the shopping list for plenty of Scottish consumers during the last few years, and 2024 should be no different – especially in the convenience channel, reckons BrewDog.

SBF GB&I enters the alcohol RTD market

Suntory Beverage & Food has entered the alcohol RTD market for the first time with the announcement it is bringing its -196 brand to the UK.
The new hi-tech Petrotec AXON range follows on from the Hellonext EV brand.

Petroassist UK offers forecourt retailers fuel solutions

Petroassist UK has been highlighting to forecourt retailers the benefits of the hi-tech fuel solutions offered by Petrotec with its AXON range and Hellonext EV brand.
Mars sets out its stall for the Easter season with the launch of its branded treats.

Mars Wrigley reveals Easter line-up

Mars Wrigley has unveiled its line-up for the Easter season this year, with returning fan favourites and some new additions from across its range of brands.

Jack & Coke Zero refresh unveiled

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners has rolled out a new look for Jack Daniel's & Coca-Cola Zero Sugar cans to help improve identifiability for the product on shelf.
Pet treats are a major area of growth in the category, according to Mars Petcare.

Appeal to the pet shop buys

Petcare is a category where convenience retailers really can drive up profits, as it outperforms FMCG as a whole and shoppers are prepared to splash out on quality goods, according to Mars.

Gin Bothy calls for gin protection

Award-winning spirits producer Kim Cameron, owner of Gin Bothy, has called on Westminster to protect Scottish gin from imitation through GI status.
Retailers should match the PMP offer to different demands across shoppers varied missions.

PMP solutions for snack times

Making the most out of your store’s PMP snacks section means offering a variety of options to suit consumers’ different shopping missions, say both KP Snacks and Rose Marketing.

Morrisons Daily appoints Henderson Tech

Morrisons Daily has signed up to a five year deal with technology firm Henderson Technology to provide its EDGEPoS system to its stores across the UK.

The scale of Scotland’s illicit vape trade

A new report has found that nearly 16,000 illicit vape devices were seized in Scotland last year, highlighting the scale of the illegal trade in the country.
Hamlyns' paper bags roll out at the end of this month thanks to its new packaging line.

Hamlyns does the eco-friendly paperwork

Oats brand Hamlyns of Scotland is switching to environmentally friendly paper packaging, while butchery business We hae meat has struck a deal with Iceland.
Daniel Johnson MSP worked to bring the bill into power in Scotland in 2021.

BRC reports huge rise in crime

The British Retail Consortium has reported a staggering rise in retail crime across the whole of the UK, highlighting the pressure on retailers.
A shopper looks at receipts in a supermarket

Inflation sustains for January

Consumer inflation has sustained for January 2024 according to the Office for National Statistics, despite drops in food and alcohol prices.
STG UK has rolled out an updated look across its Signature brand.

Retailers urged to review cigar range

Scandinavian Tobacco Group is offering advice to convenience retailers about how they can get the most value out of the cigar category.