Food, Drink and Tobacco Retail


Tesco’s UK chief steps down

As a consequence of Philip Clarke’s decision to take a much closer involvement in the UK business Tesco plc announces today that Richard Brasher has decided to step down from the Board with immediate effect and to leave the Company in July once he has effected a smooth transition of the UK business to Philip.
Philip [...]

Inventor seeks investors to help usher in new ice age that cuts carbon emissions

An Irish inventor has developed a product which can help large supermarket retailers cut carbon emmissions and save money.
Tom Glynn, 55,  from Galway Ireland, first spotted the opportunity when he noticed that the retail of ice, the type used to cool drinks at parties and celebrations, was a major problem for the €30m turnover [...]

Tango Milk Chocolate Easter Egg on the UK shelves this Easter

It looks like Britvic Soft Drinks, one of the two leading branded soft drinks businesses in the UK, has made quite an innovative move this Easter.
Who can resist their new Tango Milk Chocolate Easter Egg?

Where can I buy one?
When is Easter 2012?

OSCAR Introduces Marketing Initiative for Franchisees

Running her business for five years Clare Muir, from Hampshire, took up a new OSCAR marketing initiative that has helped her to see the bigger picture on how to promote and refocus the image of her business.
“Even after running a successful OSCAR business for five years I still needed to know more and a new [...]

Audio Podcast - Farm shop loyalty scheme helping local businesses take on the big boys

As an alternative loyalty scheme to rival supermarkets signs up more than 500 businesses in just six months, a local business owner under the scheme, Heather Copley talks about her experience running a small business in today’s climate.

A shopping loyalty scheme set up to get people out of supermarkets and into farm shops is gathering [...]

UK Budget 2010 - Measures For Supporting Business and Growth

The UK Treasury has released further information following the Chancellor’s Budget Statement (Wednesday March 24th 2010). The following is an excerpt from the notice that outlines the particular measures for supporting business and growth.

The Government took decisive action to support the economy during the financial crisis and its aftermath. As the UK emerges from [...]

Growth Industry - Pet Food in the UK

The only ‘crunch’ word at pet food manufacturers, Oscar, is for their pet customers to be tucking into a bowl of healthy food. Repeat business is just another strength of an Oscar franchise opportunity and for pet owners to cut back on vital necessities, at a difficult financial time, may eventually prove to be more [...]

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