Hallenstein Brothers gets new CEO

Inside Retail

Brown has been a brand manager at True Alliance since 2009, most recently managing the Ben Sherman brand. In that role, he was responsible for product sourcing, buying, design, marketing, wholesale and retail sales, brand positioning and organisational development.

Stock vs. Custom Point-of-Purchase Displays: How to Evaluate Your Options

Instore Design

It’s a big question for brand managers: are stock or custom point-of-purchase displays better for my products? Here’s everything you need to determine whether your brand merits a stock POP display or custom display


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Hula Hoops unveils refreshed packaging

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John McDougall, brand manager at KP Snacks, said: “Hula Hoops is an iconic brand and continues to be a dominant player in the crisps, This story continues at Hula Hoops unveils refreshed packaging.

Cadbury to launch Caramilk buttons

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Nancy Galvin, brand manager for Cadbury, said: This story continues at Cadbury to launch Caramilk buttons. Cadbury is to launch a Caramilk version of its chocolate buttons.

Sour Patch launches watermelon flavour

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Sweets brand Sour Patch Kids has released a new watermelon flavour. Anna Ulrich, brand manager. The new Sour Patch Kids Watermelon 140g bags will have a recommended retail price of £1.32 and have been certified by the Vegan Society, helping retailers tap into this growing trend.

Smirnoff adds a new pre-mix flavour to its vodka range

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Camisha Zinke, Smirnoff brand manager, said: “Following the launch. Smirnoff has launched a pre-mixed can of vodka flavoured with raspberry and lemonade. The new 250ml format is available from 6 April and will be in either a single slimline can or a price-marked pack.

Swizzels kicks off summer campaign

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Confectionery manufacturer Swizzels has launched a summer campaign for its Squashies brand. Clare Lynch, Squashies brand manager at Swizzels, said: ‘‘Squashies continues to.

New KitKat Chunky Caramel

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Kitkat has launched a new, limited-edition caramel version of its Chunky range, Callum Smith, assistant brand manager for KitKat, said: “We think fans will be delighted with our latest innovation.

Anne Klein, Lotto parent buys majority stake in Isaac Mizrahi

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Global brand management firm WHP Global has bought a 70 per cent stake in Isaac Mizrahi from Xcel Brands, in a deal valuing the American designer label at US$68 million. Through the acquisition, WHP Global now owns and operates brands with a combined turnover of more than $4.2

KitKat gets festive with limited edition winter flavour

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Nestlé Confectionery is launching a limited edition caramelised biscuit variant for its KitKat brand. Alicia Gardner, assistant brand manager for KitKat, said: “With its warming spiced caramel flavour, our newest two-finger KitKat is.

Starbucks ready-to-drink chilled coffee now in take-home cartons

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Laura Scott, senior commercial brand manager, said: “The new Starbucks multi-serve variants respond to our consumers’ evolving consumption habits. Starbucks ready-to-drink chilled coffee has added a 750ml multi-serve carton to its range.

Wrigley’s Extra chewing gum introduces two new flavours

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Sasha Storey, senior brand manager for Extra, said: “Following the successful. Mars Wrigley’s Extra gum has launched two new fruit flavours – apple and blueberry.

The Famous Grouse campaign inspires togetherness

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Whisky brand The Famous Grouse has kicked off a global campaign to “inspire consumers to share, savour and enjoy The Famous Grouse together”. Lewis Bright, global senior brand manager at The Famous Grouse said: “The ‘Join Us By.

Theme park tickets deals offered with Yazoo

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Flavoured milk brand Yazoo is running its ticket promotion with the Merlin group for the third summer running. Maren Fuhrich, Yazoo’s brand manager, said: “With the summer months approaching, we wanted to shake up the mundane so.

Nestlé unveils cocktail-inspired After Eight flavour

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Nestlé Confectionery is set to launch a Mojito & Mint flavour for its After Eight brand. Debbie Bowen, senior brand manager for After Eight said: “Last year’s limited edition Gin & Tonic After.

Cadbury spreads joy with gifting bars launch

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Nancy Moore, brand manager for Cadbury Gifting, said: “The last year. Cadbury Dairy Milk is launching limited edition chocolate gifting bars this summer.

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Cadbury adds nutty flavour to Wispa range

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Joshua Collier, brand manager at Mondel?z Cadbury is launching a limited edition Wispa Gold Hazelnut flavour to help retailers drive sales.

Spar gets ready for summer with new wine launches

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Adam Georgiou, brand manager from Spar UK, This story continues at Spar gets ready for summer with new wine launches. Alcohol alcohol spar Spar Brand symbol groups wineSpar is rolling out four new wines for its own-label range ahead of the summer.

Sean “Diddy” Combs Bids for Bankrupt Sean John Label


million to purchase the assets of Sean John, the fashion brand he founded, out of bankruptcy, reports Bloomberg. Brand management firm GBG USA Inc. owns 90 percent of the brand via a joint venture with Combs, according to court papers.

Nestlé announces new launches for spring

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Meg Miller, brand manager for Kit Kat, This story continues at Nestlé announces new launches for spring. Nestlé is to launch a series of new confectionery products for the spring, including Kit Kat Bites and Aero in the form of a chocolate button.

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French biscuits make their way to UK stores

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French biscuit brand LU is launching into the UK in four varieties. each) will offer shoppers a “quintessential taste of France to enjoy at home” Charlotte Parkes, senior brand manager for LU, said: “It’s not every day that you can say.

Eat Natural launches major summer advertising campaign

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Lucia Gimson, brand manager at Eat Natural, said: “Our vision is to enable consumers to reconnect with nature, providing the authentic taste. Snack bar maker Eat Natural is launching its first-ever multi-media advertising campaign this month.

Cono Sur highlights sustainability efforts with digital campaign

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Chilean wine brand Cono Sur has kicked-off a digital campaign focusing on its sustainability credentials. Cono Sur senior brand manager Heather Jones said: “We know from research.

Spar delivers on pledge to launch own-label vegan wine range

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Adam Georgiou, Spar’s brand manager for own-label alcohol in the UK, said: “More than half a million people took part. Spar has launched a range of own-label vegan wines, the first grocer to do so.

Nescafé rolls-out Gold iced coffee range into convenience sector

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Laura Branch-Parker, senior brand manager at Nestlé. Nescafé has launched its Gold Iced Coffee products into convenience stores. Nescafé Gold Iced Cappuccino and Nescafé Gold Iced Latte Salted Caramel contain seven sachets per box, retailing at £2.98

Diet Coke celebrates authenticity with media campaign

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Amber Topalcik, senior brand manager at Diet Coke, said: “With a broad, passionate, and loyal fanbase, this. Diet Coke has launched a media campaign to “shine a light on individual authenticity”.

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Magners kicks off six-figure advertising campaign

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Godelieve Crawford, Magners senior brand manager, said: “Summer is always an exciting season for cider and it is the perfect time to bring ‘When Time Bears. Magners Irish Cider is kicking off its first advertising campaign in four years.

Immersive Queen store opens on Carnaby Street

Retail Focus

The new store, created in partnership with Bravado, Universal Music Group’s merchandise and brand management company, features all of the hallmarks of the band. The Champion collection features unisex T-shirts and sweatshirts, with a nod to the fashion brand’s heritage.

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Five Guys opens first Australian outlet

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Master franchisee Seagrass Hospitality is opening the long-awaited fast food brand at the Penrith Panthers Leagues Club on the busy Mulgoa Road. Robby Andronikos, brand manager of Five Guys Australia, said “It’s been an incredibly fun journey to bring the Five Guys opening to this point.

Virtual masterclasses now available online

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Curious about how the world’s most inclusive fashion brand manages inventory for all shapes and sizes? Ever wondered how Ikea manages to roll out innovative campaigns globally in record time? Business Careers HR Leadership Management Marketing Professional leadership marketing

Quality Street and John Lewis announce the return of in-store pick and mix stations

Retail Focus

Quality Street brand manager Cat Mews said: “We know how much people missed our pick and mix stations at John Lewis last year, so we are delighted to announce that they are back for 2021.

First Steps To Start A Career In Retail Design Without Experience

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Brand Your Business. If you’re not very good at branding yourself, you might need to hire the service of a skilled brand manager who can present your business aesthetically.

Queen to open experiential pop-up shop on Carnaby Street

Retail Focus

The new store, created in partnership with Bravado , Universal Music Group’s merchandise and brand management company, features all of the hallmarks of the band. The Champion collection features unisex T-shirts and sweatshirts, with a nod to the fashion brand’s heritage.

Employee-first tech could transform the retail experience chain

Retail Focus

Our retail brand, and the way it’s experienced by the customer, is now recognised as one of the biggest differentiators in the business. Brands mean business. . A consistent brand experience, in every store. The employee and customer experience are intrinsically linked.

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Experiential Activations: The Return

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In March 2021, WHP Global, a brand management company, acquired a controlling interest in Tru Kids. Connect activitiesto your brand. Companies ‘ biggest mistake when creating trade show experiential activations is not connecting their brand to the event.

Indonesian designers discuss the rise of modest fashion at NYFW

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Widiastuti noted that streetwear brand Erigo X manages to integrate modesty into its designs, while still keeping things sexy and appealing to its target market: Gen Z and Millennials.

Retail appointments for the week

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Williams names retail general manager. Williams has appointed Steven Woolley as its new general manager for retail. Daniel Grieder, the new CEO of Hugo Boss, is now officially on board and will be joining the brand’s managing board. Clothing and footwear company R.M.

All about Viviology, Adore Beauty’s long awaited move into private label

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After selling other brands’ beauty products for the last 22 years, online retailer Adore Beauty has finally launched its own skincare line, Viviology. Viviology is run as a standalone brand, with its own brand manager.

A step back in time: Piaget’s Sydney store blends old with new

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Luxury Swiss watch brand Piaget opened the doors to its very first standalone store in Sydney earlier this month, at Westfield in Pitt Street Mall. How important is it for the brand to have that direct connection with its customer base?

All-in-one fresh foods market, catering and event location BRIDGE opens in Zurich

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A street artist personalises the branding based on the theme and their respective style. . The topics of sustainability & regionality play out through the special selection of the Swiss partner brands, resulting in an overall offer that originates 100% from Swiss farming or production.

Acquirers of top-selling Amazon brands find going tough

Retail Insider

One of the pioneering firms who built a business around acquiring top-selling brands on Amazon and rapidly scaling them is now driving growth from other areas having found the market becoming increasingly saturated with competitors.

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Samsonite strikes a positive note as Covid wreaks havoc on sales

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Covid’s ongoing impact on global travel continues to impact travel-retail brand Samsonite which has recorded a loss attributable to shareholders of US$142.5

“We can’t afford it” and other plus-size fashion excuses designers make

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Since starting LeukBook, it feels like we are seeing new brands pop up nearly every week! Each of these brands, many of whom are run by just one or two people and usually on a shoestring budget, all manage to manufacture larger sizes. Brands that don’t cater to us?

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