Supplier News: Fanta Dares Shoppers to Play Ultimate Halloween Game with On-Pack Promotion

To celebrate Halloween this year, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has unveiled a new on-pack promotion for Fanta, giving consumers the chance to win epic prizes or scary surprises. 

The on-pack promotion will help retailers tap into consumer demand for soft drinks at Halloween –specifically flavoured carbonates, which enjoyed an extra £5.5m in sales in the run up to Halloween last year. 

The campaign will capitalise on Fanta’s longstanding popularity during the spooky season, in fact 1 in 4 flavoured carbonates purchased in October 2020 was a Fanta.  

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Supplier News: WRS Systems Joins ACS as Supplier Member

ACS (the Association of Convenience Stores) is delighted to announce that WRS Systems, a supplier of POS systems, has joined ACS as a new Connect member.

WRS has expanded over the past to become a significant supplier of POS systems to the hospitality and retail market, in the UK, Ireland and Europe.

The company has expanded in a manner that has enabled it to ensure the levels of support and development are maintained across its portfolio, but also understands that any solution provided to a client now must be ‘future-proof’.

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Supplier News: Scotmid Co-op and Southern Co-op expand use of digital shelf edge technology

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Stores from opposite ends of the UK are to benefit from cutting edge technology with SoluM electronic shelf labels being rolled out to stores across two regional co-operatives.

Cambridge based technology integrator, Herbert Retail, is supplying and installing the electronic shelf labels (ESLs) to stores run by Scotmid Co-op and Southern Co-op. Initial trials have already seen increased store efficiency, improved pricing and product information compliance, reduced paper wastage and an enhanced store team morale.

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Supplier News: RH Amar - Crespo Olives and Capers

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With the increasing number of people deciding to staycation rather than travel further afield this year, who are looking for inspiration that replicates the food they usually find on their travels, Crespo olives & capers are the perfect choice. Crespo is the UK’s #1 brand olives & capers, produced under the Mediterranean sunshine, and offers a full range of products perfect for summer entertaining and al fresco dining.

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Supplier News: Camelot Launches Huge New National Lottery Campaign to Celebrate Players’ Support of Team GB and ParalympicsGB

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Camelot, the operator of The National Lottery, is launching a huge new National Lottery campaign that reminds players that, every time they play a National Lottery game, they’re helping Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes in Tokyo.

Kicking it all off will be a new blockbuster TV ad which first aired on 7th July, premiering in a 30” spot during England v Denmark, and with further primetime ad slots throughout the week – including during the Euro 2020 Final on Sunday.

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Supplier News: EnergyBillKill - Small businesses urged by PM to pledge net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner

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Every small business in the UK is being urged to take “small, practical steps” this November as part of their journey towards net zero by 2050.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng, have launched a new drive to encourage small businesses in the UK to commit to cutting their emissions by half by 2030. 

Through the newly formed hub for this initiative (UK Business Climate Hub) these companies will be able to find practical tools and guides on how they can reduce their CO2 emissions.

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