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Sandwiches & Snacks: Filling good
30 July, 2012

You'd probably be hard-pushed to find many forecourts that don't stock Ginsters' products. Although the Cornish company is known for its pasties, it is also the number one-branded sandwich supplier in the UK. These sandwiches are delivered into thousands of forecourts on a daily basis, all with a three-day shelf life.

Cough & Cold Remedies: Going menthol
30 July, 2012

In the UK, medicated confectionery products are traditionally bought for the cold and flu season, which runs from September to March. However, Kraft Foods is looking to extend sales of its Halls brand beyond this period by invigorating consumers with a new proposition, product and pack design, as well as a £1.3m marketing campaign.

Day in the life: Allen Shepherd
30 July, 2012

My morning alarm clock time is dictated purely by the geography of the day ahead. With clients dotted all around England, Scotland and Wales, and over 30 specialist retail colleagues from both the agency and valuation side of our business, located across 14 regional offices, I have a variety of potential destinations to head off to when stepping over the threshold of the house I share with my partner Gilly, in West Yorkshire.

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?