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Thorntons: chocs away

Thorntons has announced a robust set of figures for its year to June 27, 2009, with total sales up by 3.2%. While this is a credible performance by the retailer, it must continue to produce innovative products and compelling offers that will drive footfall into its own stores if it is to continue growing next year.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Jul 2009
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Gu: retaining a buzz could prove tricky under a new owner

Luxury pudding maker Gu has been put up for sale by its founders and is likely to generate substantial interest from companies keen to exploit the seemingly recession-proof nature of premium desserts. However, the new owners will need to be careful not to harm the company's artisanal positioning under a mass producer's umbrella.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Aug 2009
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New food review: chocolate inhaler is not to be sniffed at

This month's roundup of new food launches finds an eclectic selection of products, such as an energizing sports gel, a plant-based pasta package, and a chocolate powder inhaler that is designed to suppress the appetite. These show that the differing needs of consumer groups are being well catered for.

Published By Datamonitor
27 Aug 2009
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New food review: skin clarifying chocolate knocks spots off the competition

This month's roundup of new food launches finds a chocolate product that is designed to clear acne, turning the assumption that chocolate causes spots on its head. Meanwhile, antioxidants continue to have appeal in the market, with the ingredient being promoted in bran crackers. Such products show that there is continuing demand for foods that offer functional benefits.

Published By Datamonitor
22 Sep 2009
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Domino's: using vouchers to win share in the credit crunch

Domino's Pizza has revealed a higher-than-expected 11% sales increase for Q3 2009, citing its use of vouchers as a key reason for this. The company is thriving on the fact that consumers are 'cocooning' more as a means of beating the downturn, and the chance to enjoy a takeaway meal at a lower cost has proven appealing to consumers that want to relax in the comfort of their own homes.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Oct 2009
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New drinks review: relaxation drinks shoot into market

Manufacturers have begun to exploit the phenomenal growth of the energy drinks market by introducing products designed to have the opposite effect and relax the user. Recent launches include an AM and PM relaxing shot and a 'Chillaxation' carbonate that contains some unusual relaxation ingredients. Such products could find a market with consumers under pressure in today's stressful world.

Published By Datamonitor
20 Oct 2009
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New drinks review: water aims to be ultimate in purity

This month's roundup of new drinks products finds the US launch of an untreated bottled spring water that is hoping to be the next big thing based on its pure and natural credentials. Claiming to be free from chemicals and nutrient rich, it is certainly a novel entry in the bottled water market.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Nov 2009
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New food review: sweet and savory flavors create a harmonious mix

This month's run-down of new food launches finds some innovatively flavored products that mix sweet and savory tastes. A cheese has been launched that contains sweet Christmas cake ingredients, while a new pizza has an exotic touch with fruit and vegetable toppings. These could help to boost interest in the food market and encourage consumer curiosity.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Jan 2010
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New drinks review: hoping alcohol-free whisky can raise consumers' spirits

This month's new drinks review finds a range of innovative alcohol and soft drink launches, ranging from an alcohol-free whisky and a bean-flavored cola to an energizing mulled wine. These new products highlight that there is plenty of inspiration in the market to help generate growth.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Jan 2010
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Heineken: price increase highlights the woes of the UK on-trade

Heineken has announced that its UK beer prices will rise by around 4% as of February 1, 2010, attributing the move to the continuing rise in costs seen in its business. However, while this price rise may help cover Heineken's increasing expenditure, the brewer and its industry peers must ensure that they continue to attract custom to the troubled UK on-trade.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Jan 2010

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