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In this report we explore best-in-class Valentine's Day retail execution in the UK, identifying common trends for 2020.

Chinese New Year is the biggest annual trading event for many markets and retailers across Asia, we round up the activity from 2020 and highlight best in class execution from across the region.

We look at how vegan options for on-the-go consumers have developed this Veganuary and identify opportunities for further growth.  Our findings are illustrated with examples from coffee shops, food-to-go specialists, fast-food operators and retailers such as Costa, Pret, Caffé Nero, Burger King, Subway, Greggs, Co-op and Boots amongst others.

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Ahead of Pancake Day on February 25th, we look at our favourite initiatives for 2020.

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We round up some of our favourite initiatives from Valentine’s Day 2020. Flexing the meal deal mechanic: promoting premium Valentine’s Day is an opportunity to encourage trade-up with premium meal deals, increasing the price whilst upgrading elements of the deal. Marks and Spencer offered shoppers the option to trade up from prosecco to champagne for an additional £10, a great way to add ex...
Whole Foods Market is hosting pop-up dinners in New York, Los Angeles, Austin and Atlanta to showcase its range of Italian products. An evening of discovery The retailer’s wine and culinary experts, along with Italian cheesemakers and prosciutto suppliers will host the ‘A Little Italy’ events. The one-night only dinners will feature an authentic, family-style meal composed of six courses. A...
As January draws to a close, we review how retailers and suppliers have responded to this growing trend. We round up some of our favourite initiatives this year. M&S: significantly expanding the range Following the launch of its Plant Kitchen range last January, Marks & Spencer launched 100 new products in the range during Veganuary 2020. A key focus of the range is turning well-loved pr...

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