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April 1, 2006
In the Store- Giant Eagle Soars To Seasonal Success
When the going got tough, this savvy retailer got even tougher and smarter — not to mention very strategic — with seasonal candy.
Category Drivers- 2006 Category Driver/Silver Circle Awards
There were a few new categories/surprises this year in Confectioner’s fifth annual award program for recognizing excellence in candy vendors. Here’s a close-up look at the Category Driver and Silver Circle Winners.- Hail Category Drivers, 2006
State of the Industry Report- The Annual Industry Review
Sure, there are challenges in the candy industry — especially now that it competes against all snacks — but there’s still tremendous opportunity to address new consumers’ needs with the sweetest products of all.
Upfront- Lessons From The Field
News- 1-800-flowers.com Agrees To Buy Fannie May Confections - Ferrara Pan Expands Portfolio With Upscale Kraft Brands, Brand Close-Up and more... - Candy’s Challenges Cataloged - People Watch
Product Update- Jolly Rancher Blasts, Ghirardelli Goes Gourmet and more... - Cordial Lovers Sampler, Heart Gift Boxes and more...
Last Word- Congratulations To The Category Driver And Silver Circle Award Winners!
Advertiser Index- Index