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PRODUCT NEWS: Mars confirms return of 'Sweet Sundays'

10 July, 2015

Mars Chocolate UK is launching its Sweet Sundays promotion for a fourth consecutive year. Back by popular demand, the UK wide on-pack promotion offers consumers free cinema tickets across the summer and autumn season.

The promotion will be displayed across packs of Mars Chocolateís best-selling bitesize lines including Maltesers, Revels, M&Mís Peanut, M&Mís Choco, M&Mís Crsipy, Galaxy Minstrels, Galaxy Counters and Milky Way Magic Stars the perfect popular treats for both a big night in or movie night out.

The simple on-pack promotion allows consumers to receive free cinema tickets with the purchase of a combination of sharing pouches, standard pouches and through a text to win mechanic on singles packs, driving multiple sales and increasing repeat purchases in store.

Mars Chocolate UK is supporting the campaign with a £1.1 million media spend, including TV advertising, and retailers are encouraged to stock up on the range and make the most out of the accompanying POS units to maximise sales. The promotion will run between 2nd July and 14th October, with vouchers valid until 1st November.

Bep Dhaliwal, Trade Communications Manager said:†ďThereís no doubt about it, visiting the cinema has never failed to be a hit with family and friends looking to spend quality time together outside of the home, and the return of Sweet Sundays is a great way to continue to drive purchases in-store during the summer.

ďConsumers can either register their code online, which appears on pouches, or text for a chance to win on singles - itís as simple as that! Just in time for the summer holidays, the offer can be redeemed for a number of movie hits, including Minions, Terminator, Ted 2, Ant-Man and Fantastic Four.Ē