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27 November, 2009

BACKGROUND

Dragons' Den star enters prepay cashcard market
27 November, 2009

Dragons' Den's Peter Jones has launched a prepay cashcard called On-X Go prepaid MasterCard via his mobile distribution company Data Select. The company has teamed up with prepaid programme manager M-Cube for the project. George

Online car wash
27 November, 2009

PDQ Manufacturing has launched its latest touch-free car wash live on the internet. The US company hosted LaserWash Live online where viewers could see the equipment and ask questions about the new system via a chat room.

Protect your fags
27 November, 2009

National crime prevention initiative Raid-control has expanded its robbery deterrent package to include tobacco products within cigarette gantries. According to the organisation, some criminals have been targeting the tobacco gantries within c-stores and demanding that the person behind the counter hands over cigarettes.

Getting in the swing
27 November, 2009

Signwaves' pavement sign 'the Swinger' is being changed to make it more user friendly. All poster versions of the sign are now fitted with top-opening poster pockets, which replace the existing bottom-opening oness. The company said this will make it much easier to get to the posters.

Raising the bar
27 November, 2009

GS1 UK, a not-for-profit supply chain standards and solutions organisation, has launched a new online resource to raise awareness of the new GS1 DataBar bar code due to be introduced as a global standard in 2014.

Shoppers set to splash the cash at Christmas
27 November, 2009

This Christmas may be the second that shoppers have faced during this recession but research from Mintel suggests retail sales are still growing in both volume and value terms.

Fogle in winter walks
27 November, 2009

Snack bar brand Nature Valley is sponsoring the Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks 2009/2010.

Love Kettle Chips
27 November, 2009

Kettle Chips has teamed up with LoveFilm, the online DVD rental service and entertainment website, for its latest promotion.

Have a sweet Easter
27 November, 2009

The major confectionery companies have all released their new products for Easter 2010.

When a major car manufacturer like Ford predicts that sales of its electrified cars will outnumber petrol and diesel models by 2022, does that ring alarm bells about the possible speed of change for forecourts?