gum sales

A breath of fresh air: how to get your gum category right

Shireen Khalil on the trends dominating the mints & gum category, and what you need to do to make the greatest possible profit from products that are among the most important impulse purchases. The number...
packed lunches

A packed lunch: what to stock to capitalise on the back to school opportunity

Cheese sandwiches are no longer the be-all and end-all of packed lunches. Toby Hill looks at what to stock to get the most from the healthy eating trend as children go back to school. With...
food to go

Food to go: how to capitalise on breakfast, snacks and healthy foods

Snacking and breakfast on the go are a trend that you can capitalise on – so long as you stock the right products, says Joseph Lee. With today's busy lifestyles, it's no surprise that food-to-go...
future of tobacco

Life after tobacco legislation: cigars, vaping, and dealing with illicit trade

New tobacco legislation is now in force. Toby Hill looks at the fallout and discovers which products are faring best in the new climate. After years of rumour, worry, legal wrangling and frantic preparation, the new...
chocolate sales

Reinvigorate your chocolate sales with our guide

Brexit and sugar concerns may have flattened chocolate sales, but Helena Drakakis finds that innovation is reaping rewards. Chocolate, with its strong emotional connection, remains a firm favourite with the British public. However, the fall...