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A grim Golden Quarter

Golden Quarter sales in Scotland are off to a weak start, according to the latest KPMG Scottish retail sales monitor collected for the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC).
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Savvy shoppers look for discounts this Christmas

A larger growth in shopping as we approach Christmas is now expected as more consumers aim for the best deal possible.
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Walker’s Shortbread unveils festive range

Famous Scottish brand Walker’s is urging retailers to get their share of festive shortbread sales by stocking its new-look Christmas range.
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Premier Foods adds flavours of Christmas

Leading producer Premier Foods has expanded its range with seasonal limited-edition items across its Bisto, Oxo and Paxo brands.
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Going soft for holiday sales

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners say soft drinks present a big opportunity to drive growth this festive season.
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Experiment expressions from Black Bottle

Distell International has created two new additions to its Black Bottle Alchemy Series; Black Bottle Andean Oak and Black Bottle Smoke & Dagger.
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Chocolate gifts all wrapped up for Mars Wrigley

Gifting remains the biggest shopper ritual of the festive period and Mars Wrigley says it has pulled out all the stops with its chocolate selection this Christmas.
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Consumers go nuts for festive snacks

With the crisps, snacks and nuts category remaining a popular one, KP Snacks reckons upcoming Christmas celebrations will provide ample opportunity to push these sales further.
A selection of spirits including Baileys, Haig Club, Gordons gin and Tanquery gin

Get into the spirit for Christmas gift season

Pernod Ricard UK quoted research by Toluna, saying that 60% of shoppers will give alcohol as a gift this Christmas despite current economic pressures.
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Adding soft drinks to the mix

Soft drinks play a key role during the festive season, with the category set to drive sales for retailers across the period.

Off-trade Christmas crowd-pleasers

Off-sales experts at Pernod Ricard are predicting the biggest Christmas ever as friends get back together for a festive football season.
Tyrrells mature cheddar & chive crisps

Festive fun for Tyrrells

KP Snacks has rolled out its new limited-edition Christmas packaging across its Tyrrells brand.
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Kestrel flies the flag for St Andrews Day

Kestrel Beer and Scotland’s National Chef, Gary Maclean launch a new campaign to make St Andrew’s Day a major moment in the industry.
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Go big for Christmas says Brewdog

Alcohol sales increase over the Christmas period and it’s key retailers know which pack formats will drive sales over the season, says BrewDog.
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Thatchers Cider offers shopping solutions

Sticking to brands that shoppers know they can rely on is the way to go for the festive season according to Chris Milton from Thatchers Cider.
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New Funkin cocktail best served in the cold

Funkin Cocktails is set to prove that cocktails aren’t just for the summer sun with its new Salted Caramel Espresso Martini variant.