How to make the most of the Halloween category

Toby Hill takes a disembodied eye over the key components of an effective Halloween range, drawing on expert insight into trends, NPD and merchandising Halloween continues to grow and grow, wrapping its tentacles around British...
Sugar confectionery

How to sweeten your sugar confectionery sales

With the big trends in this sector remaining consistent for much of the past decade, Tom Gockelen-Kozlowski looks at how to take advantage of these as well as any new opportunities. In an industry that...

Convert your sales during the Rugby World Cup

Toby Hill explains why this major sporting event represents a huge sales opportunity for wholesalers across a variety of categories The ninth Rubgy World Cup kicks off on 20 September, and, with all four home nations...
Petcare

How to make the most of your petcare category

Toby Hill casts an expert eye over a category that is continuing to grow as pet owners look to spend more on their animals Don’t underestimate the UK pet food category: worth more than £3bn,...
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Why mints and gum are must-stocks

Mints and gums are must-stocks for wholesalers’ independent customers in the confectionery aisle and represent a big opportunity for depots, says Andrew Don Name a mint, any mint. Bet you thought of Polo, didn’t you?...