Supplier News: Pladis- Better Biscuits Platform Relaunch

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Since the country went into lockdown we have seen biscuit sales soar as people are at home together, drinking more tea and coffee and having a cheeky biscuit to keep up their spirits.

The Coronavirus pandemic has already started to alter the way that consumers shop. This began with shoppers’ strong desire to stock up on essential items, and was followed by a movement towards less frequent, higher-spend shops as consumers across the UK restricted the amount of time spent outside their homes.  

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Supplier News: Philip Morris Limited Announces Buy-Back System to Support Retailers After the Menthol Cigarette Ban

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Philip Morris Limited (PML) has revealed further details of its ‘Buy-Back’ system to support retailers following the ban on menthol cigarettes, as IQOS Menthol Kits become available to stock. 

The ‘Buy-Back’ system will allow retailers to return Philip Morris menthol cigarette packs which have had all UK duty paid, and be in plain packaging. The Philip Morris packs eligible for the system include Marlboro Green, Marlboro Ice Blast and Chesterfield Green.

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Supplier News: Allied Bakeries- Feeding the Nation

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Allied Bakeries has an essential role to play in feeding the nation during this crisis, both making sure shelves are stocked and ensuring bread gets to those who need it most.

Despite challenging conditions, we have donated over 23,000 Kingsmill loaves of bread to hospitals, fire stations, local charities & we’ve continued our partnership with Fareshare ensuring vulnerable people in the local community have access to good quality bread.

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Supplier News: JUUL Labs to launch new Menthol flavour in UK

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JUUL Labs has launched a new Menthol flavour JUULpod, to offer adult smokers in the UK a wider range of alternatives to combustible cigarettes.

Smoking related diseases are responsible for almost 96,000 deaths in the UK annually1 and it is critically important for retailers to provide adult smokers with access to potentially less harmful nicotine products.

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Supplier News: Cennox- Discount on All Products and Services

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Cennox is committed to helping customers keep safe & continue to carry on as best they can during these unprecedented times. Therefore, we offer ACS members a reduced rate of 10% off any orders of the following products or services by quoting ACS10 when ordering online.

Disinfecting Service

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Supplier News: New IQOS Menthol Kits RRP Announcement

Philip Morris Limited (PML) today announced the Recommended Retail Price (RRP) on its new IQOS Menthol Kits. The heated tobacco Kits offer customers a real tobacco product unaffected by the menthol cigarette ban.

One IQOS 2.4+ device and two packs of menthol tobacco sticks known as ‘HEETS’ will be included. The RRP for the Kit is £39 when customers register their device. On top, there is an attractive introductory offer for the retailer.

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Supplier News: G4S

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As an ACS member, G4S Cash Solutions are pleased to offer preferential pricing and assistance to the businesses who are remaining open to serve the public. We appreciate you may be dealing with less staff, and potentially more cash at this time, and your regular cash processes could be impacted due to branch / post office opening times or restrictions.

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