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February ’24 – Looking Ahead

February ’24 – Looking Ahead

TOM FENDER, DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, TWC Lessons learned in 2023 We saw seeds of economic recovery and an optimistic outlook from business leaders in our industry. The continued return to office is driving volumes for B&I caterers, as well as reducing the time...

ASTON MANOR SIGNS UP TO TWC INDEPENDENT CONVENIENCE MARKET READ

ASTON MANOR SIGNS UP TO TWC INDEPENDENT CONVENIENCE MARKET READ

Data consultancy TWC Group has signed up another client to its new independent convenience market read, SmartView Convenience. Aston Manor, the cider-led beverage company, has joined the growing number of subscribers to the service which TWC claims is the most representative EPOS market read for the independent convenience sector.

December ’23 – Hot Beverages & Cold Brews

December ’23 – Hot Beverages & Cold Brews

According to TWC data, instant coffee remains – at 87% market share – the engine of sales and profit in the coffee category, yet it is also the only segment that is declining (down 3.1%).

December ’23 – Festive bonanza

December ’23 – Festive bonanza

Drink opportunities are front of mind alongside big dining experiences throughout the festive season, offering retailers the chance to end the year on a high. In Scotland, alcohol’s growth as a category overall has grown by 7.65% year-on-year (52 w/e October 2023), according to TWC.

November ’23 – Pack to the future II | In focus: Price-marked packs

November ’23 – Pack to the future II | In focus: Price-marked packs

One in three UK adults say that knowing a convenience store sells price-marked packs (PMPs) means they are more likely to shop there. This represents a huge opportunity for independent retailers.
Added to this, research by data analyst TWC shows 78% of retailers agree that PMPs demonstrate good value for money to shoppers. So, PMPs are good for the shopper and the retailer. It’s a win-win situation.

November ’23 – Staying Strong

November ’23 – Staying Strong

Vaping is still a key category for independent retailers with innovation still coming through, despite negative publicity and the perils of fresh regulation.

October ’23 – Hop up

October ’23 – Hop up

Despite stalled sales recently, the beer and cider categories still have potential with Christmas around the corner.

October ’23 – Sharing big

October ’23 – Sharing big

A recent easing of inflation might have spelled good news for the economy, but with incomes still tight, shoppers are still looking to recreate great experiences at home.

October ’23 – Big Night In

October ’23 – Big Night In

Some exclusive insight in reference to Big Night-in sales from TWC’s EPOS market read for independent retail by Sarah Coleman.

September ’23 – TWC signs new clients for independent convenience market read

September ’23 – TWC signs new clients for independent convenience market read

Data consultancy TWC Group has signed up three clients to its brand-new independent convenience market read, SmartView Convenience. Campari Group, the owner of leading brands such as Aperol, Campari and Skyy Vodka; Nestle’s Coffee division; and spirit distributor Hi-Spirits are the first three businesses to sign up to the new service.