The Week That Was: FMCG and Retail (07/12/18)

7th December 2018


O2 outrage!

O2 customers were outraged this week following a network blackout up and down the country. Millions of furious O2 customers endured a day without data, prompting a barrage of angry tweets racking up into the thousands.

Coca-Cola is coming to town

Despite calls to put an end to the infamous red lorry, the Coca-Cola Christmas truck has begun to make its way to town and cities across the UK. With plenty of cans at its disposal, Coca-Cola is delighting fans throughout all of December – have you seen it yet?!

Are you paying too much for your broadband?

A new investigation from Which? has found that broadband customers who stay with the same provider and don’t haggle for a better deal are being hit with loyalty penalties of up to £220 a year on average. Proof that it’s important to shop around and speak with service providers when looking to find the best deal!

A decade on from Woolworths…

Remember it’s famous Pic n’ Mix? Of course you do! The closure of Woolworths is still, to this day, arguably the biggest casualty British high streets have ever seen. A decade on, what can retailers learn from its collapse?

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