2020 saw several major changes within the convenience channel, including a change in consumer needs within soft drinks. Three key soft drink needs emerged: energy boost, in-home refreshment and socialising, and hydration.
Ice cream has recently seen 9.1% annual growth, with a sales increase of £112m. Luxury tubs are worth £3.6m, accounting for 35% of take-home ice cream growth in convenience. This made Häagen-Dazs the fastest growing luxury tub brand in convenience last summer.
Over the past year, the squash category has seen unprecedented value growth of 11%, which equates to an incremental £53M up to March 2020
2020 saw a number of major changes to how people shop in convenience, with many of these shifts impacting crisps and snacks. Walkers has partnered with Convenience Store to help retailers maximise their sales and adapt to changing shopper demands.
The £1.22bn sugar confectionery category is undergoing subtle shifts, some resulting from HFSS rules. Confectionery firm Perfetti Van Melle explains how retailers can adapt
The chilled ready meals category is now worth over £1.9bn with branded meals growing 7.6% - here’s some advice from Rustlers on getting it right in your store
With the New Year likely to see a surge in demand for lower sugar and protein snacks from health-conscious consumers, here’s category management advice from Grenade
With the recent surge in scratch cooking and baking boosting BSM sales in the convenience market, here is category management advice from Arla Foods
With almost half of baskets in the convenience shop containing milk, here’s category management advice from Arla Foods
Soft drinks is the second-most valuable category for convenience, here’s management advice from Coca-Cola European Partners
The global health crisis has only accelerated the desire of consumers to eat more healthily. Here’s some management advice from KIND Snacks to ensure you capitalise on the booming healthy snacking category
Coffee category management advice from Jacobs Douwe Egberts
With the market now worth over £295m, here’s some category management advice from Republic Technologies
With Covid-19 impacting how consumers approach the soft drinks aisle, here’s some management advice from AQUA Carpatica
Biscuits are a staple for practically every household in the country, here’s some advice from Mondelēz International on getting it right in your store
Chilled coffee is set to grow over 45% in the next 3 years, check out our planograms to deliver merchandising excellence at shelf
Confectionery is one of the most impulsive categories in a convenience store, here’s some management advice from Mondelēz International
Baby feeding category advice from Danone
Next gen category management advice from JTI
There has been a shift in demand within crisps, snacks and nuts, here’s category management advice from KP Snacks
A well stocked bread fixture presents excellent opportunity to drive sales and create a positive environment for customers, here’s management advice from Hovis
Coronavirus has forced retailers off-road, but now is the time to revisit your categories and ensure you are maximising your space
It may be time-consuming and sometimes confusing, but routinely reviewing store categories keeps your business relevant, ensures decent margins and drives sales