Christmas/New Year Moratorium
Posted: 12 September 2017
We request your assistance in planning your list price
changesandproduct launches to occur outside the moratorium periods
and as usual confirm the price moratorium does not apply to the
normal mutually agreed promotional pricing.
For products implementing excise changes during the proposed
moratorium period, special arrangements will be notified directly
to the trading partners concerned.
List Price Adjustments:
Our price adjustment moratorium will commence on Monday
20th November 2017 and run through until Sunday
28th January 2018 inclusive.
This means the last
effective date for changes is Monday 13th November
2017 and first effective date post the moratorium is Monday
29th January 2018.
- The latest date to
confirm any pricing adjustments for 2017 is Friday
30thSeptember 2017, allowing 6 weeks lead time for
implementation prior to the moratorium period taking
New Product Introductions:
The new product introduction moratorium will commence on Monday
27thNovember 2017 and run through until Sunday
7th January 2018 inclusive.
- This means the
last effective date for listing is Monday
20th November 2017, and first effective date post
the moratorium, Monday 8th January 2018.
- We wish to highlight
the need for you to take into consideration category team
presentation and workflow lead times associated with new lines
meaning presentations will need to be well prior to the moratorium
taking effect. For further clarification we request you seek
counsel from your relevant category stakeholder.
If any new products are launched to the market during the
proposed moratorium period, we request you approach the individual
Foodstuffs businesses for special review and
As always, your partnership support is greatly appreciated and
we wish you good luck and great trading over the peak Christmas