Marketing

Ivan Menezes announced a 'strong start' for Diageo this year

Diageo reports strong start for the year

By James Ridler

A strong start for the year at alcoholic drinks giant Diageo was fuelled by improved marketing, innovation and commercial execution, claimed ceo Ivan Menezes.

Carlsberg will continue to drive value and focus on brand development

Carlsberg loses market share in the UK

By Michelle Perrett

Carlsberg, the Danish brewer, has reported that UK sales for the six months to June 30 remained flat. Its UK volumes declined and the company lost market share as it expected, it said.

Food-to-go offers key business opportunities

Food-to-go offers £16bn opportunity for firms

By Matt Atherton

The UK’s rapidly expanding food-to-go sector could provide key opportunities to grow sales from a market predicted to reach £16.1bn before the end of the year.

M&S's food sales dropped 0.9% this quarter

Marks & Spencer’s food sales drop 0.9%

By Matt Atherton

Food sales at Marks & Spencer (M&S) fell by 0.9%, on a like-for-like basis, in its first quarter, amid reports consumer confidence had fallen to its lowest level in 21 years following the UK’s Brexit vote.

Morrisons’ management, led by Dave Potts, deserves ‘considerable credit’ for reviving the manufacturer's fortunes

Morrisons’ supply chain is ‘a key strength’: analysts

By Michael Stones

Morrisons’ role as a food manufacturer – supported by its vertically integrated supply chain – is a unique sales point, which should be communicated more effectively, according to analysts, after the retailer reported its second quarter of rising sales.

Graze plans to start selling products in US stores this summer

Innovation conference

Graze has global expansion snack plans

By Rick Pendrous

Graze, the online healthy snack provider that supplies directly to consumers, is set to launch its range of products in US supermarkets this summer following a similar roll-out in the UK last year.

Nestlé is still feeling the impact of the Maggi noodles incident

Nestlé results show Maggi incident still hurts

By Laurence Gibbons

Nestlé’s still suffering from its Indian Maggi noodle recall and has lost touch with the Chinese consumer, hitting growth for the global food and drink manufacturer, according to market analysts.

R&R's Mike Fraine: 'Brands have got to become more effective'

Food brand owners should respond to own-label

By Rick Pendrous

Branded food and drink companies will be forced by the inexorable growth in supermarket own-label sales to re-establish consumer trust in their propositions as they lose market share, according to own-label manufacturers.

Spotlight

Featured Events

View more

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers

Directory