Boost your sales with the World Cup

Posted on 4th June, 2014

Love it or loathe it – The World Cup never fails to capture the nation’s attention when it arrives every four years. Soon to grace our screens once more, make sure that your business is ready for football fever and that you capture some extra sales from the event. Here’s a number of ideas for you to try:

Football sweets

We’ve got a number of great ideas at Hancocks including bulk pick and mix bags of Chocolate Foil Wrapped Footballs and Football Gum Sherbet Fill. A large Football Lolly is also in stock right now and perfect to accompany any match viewing. Hancocks is also stocking M&M’s Brazilian themed bags, offering a sporting twist to a popular product.

Develop an England theme

Taking the colours of the England flag, we stock a raft of red sweets and white sweets, allowing you to develop a great window display or to pack up into smaller bags and containers, ready to share amongst friends and family whilst watching the action. We’ve also got a great array of red and white combined sweets so get creative and see how you might boost your sales over the coming month.

Popular red sweets

  • Juicy Lips
  • Kingsway Strawberries
  • Red Liquorice Roll
  • Fizzy Strawberries
  • Cherry Bon Bons
  • Strawberry Mini Jelly Beans


Popular white sweets

  • White Mice
  • White Drops
  • Mint Cubes
  • Candy Sticks
  • Milk Bottles
  • Mint Imperials


Popular red and white sweets

  • Clove Drops
  • Sour Strawberry Bites
  • Strawberries & Cream
  • Heart Throbs
  • Strawberry Cream Dips
  • Dracula Teeth


In addition to stocking the sweets, we can also help with the bags and containers, should you decide to create some England themed sharing products. You might want to try our empty jars and clear bags and offer your customers sharing ideas to enjoy in front of the TV with friends.

Develop a Brazilian theme

It might suit some to embrace the national colours of the World Cup host! With that in mind, Hancocks can offer pick and mix sweets in green, yellow and blue. Think Apple Bon Bons, Bumper Bananas and Sour Blue Raspberry Bon Bons! Just search by colour on our website and see the wide choice available to you.

With the finals starting on the 12th June, and England’s first game versus Italy on the 14th, you’ll want to get stocked up for your World Cup display right now!

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