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November

Hovis rolls go square
01 November, 2003

British Bakeries has launched Hovis Square Rolls. The packs, which feature the beans, tomatoes and Best of Both designs, will stand upright on shelf for easier merchandising and act as a signpost for the category. There are five varieties – white medium x6, white large x4, white medium x12, wholemeal medium x6 and Best of Both medium x6. Support includes a TV ad campaign.

Character building
01 November, 2003

Cartoon characters Wallace and Gromit are to be the new face of Jacob’s Crackers.

Mo'gas: An irreverent view from the network
01 November, 2003

‘ROLL UP, ROLL UP....closing at a location near you. Be one of the last people to buy a gallon before it shuts.’ All over Britain the shutters are going up and the fascias are coming down as the oiler’s finally concede that not only will the hypers not disappear but also that they’re not going to change a winning formula.

Fuel prices November 2003
01 November, 2003

Data supplied by Catalist Ltd

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?