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How DCS & Unilever are Working Together Towards a Strong 2023

Our relationships with our suppliers are crucial to our success as a business, and it’s important that our sales and commercial teams stay up to date with all the latest information about the products we sell. On the 21st and 22nd of September, the DCS sales and commercial teams visited the Unilever offices to do just that.
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How DCS Supported Colgate to Launch the New Periogard Range

71% of us suffer from gingivitis or periodontitis - yet 75% of sufferers don’t buy any products to fix the problem. Gums are the trustworthy tissues that hold our teeth in place. Whilst teeth can’t heal themselves, gums can. Therefore, Colgate decided to take action to educate people on the importance of gum health and ensure consumers don’t overlook obvious problems.
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/ 28th September 2022

Attract Loyal Shoppers with Baby Feeding

The baby feeding category can be easily neglected by wholesalers and retailers, but to do so would be a missed opportunity to grow sales and build a loyal customer base.
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/ 21st September 2022

The Psychology of Private Label

As consumers' budgets are stretched further, offering price differentiated alternatives is critical in service of budget-constrained families. However, the consumer is also keenly aware of quality. Private label has evolved to meet these demands beyond the era of ‘No Frills’ and ‘Value’ stripped-back offerings. It is critical that private label offerings continually evolve and follow some principles.
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/ 7th September 2022

How Household Cleaning Can Give a Huge Boost to Your Sales

We all know that Household Cleaning products got a huge sales boost during the pandemic. Stock was flying off the shelves just as quickly as it could be replaced, and manufacturers were diverting all their expertise and resources to keep up with demand. We saw a swathe of product updates too, with antibacterial capabilities added to products that were previously lacking, to help the nation stop the spread of the infection.
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Co-packing and Why It’s a Game Changer

Looking for an addition to your company's packaging operations that could hold the key to unlocking new and innovative retail opportunities? Contract packaging can provide a solution to meet all of your demands and specifications, regardless of whether you're a manufacturer, retailer, distributor, start-up company, or marketer of Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCGs). Because of our ability to optimize the efficiency and productivity of operations, Co-pack is significantly considered a ‘key’ element, rather than a ‘value added’ extra to the supply chain.
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/ 10th August 2022

This Is Why Price Mark Packs Are Making a Major Impact

You don’t need a fancy statistic to know that shoppers are looking to save money in these times of financial uncertainty. Whilst we’re not technically in a recession, it certainly feels like it to many people across the nation, as household budgets are squeezed by rising utility, fuel, housing and grocery costs.
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Positivity at DCS - How Positive Feedback Can Make All the Difference in the Workplace

I think I was slightly sceptical when I first read an article by Shelle Rose Charvet, best-selling author of ‘Words That Change Minds,’ when she described the impact of only giving positive feedback to delegates on her certification training course.  She had been constantly exploring ways to help delegates overcome ‘Incompetency Attacks’ – those negative states that hijack learners’ ability to take on new learning because ‘they can’t do it’ – and hadn’t found one single way to change the unhelpful patterns.
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/ 20th July 2022