grocery industry trade communications


on-the-line is a specialist trade communications agency operating exclusively in grocery.

Services include grocery trade media planning and buying and what our clients call grocery trade pr, though the correct terminology is actually grocery trade communications as PR means public relations, which means communicating with the consumer.

A small agency which gives good service and value to big clients pretty much sums up why food and non-food suppliers find on-the-line to be cost-effective with the emphasis on effective.

  Use the links below to explore this web site and external grocery related sites


The Grocer's web site:

Talking Retail web site from Metropolis:



Publishers of Retail Newsagent and Retail Express:

Wholesale News

Caravan The Grocery industry charity:

Convenience Store:




Cash & Carry Management:

Asian Trader:



For independently audited media figures and to download ABC certificates visit: 

A negative view of British Grocery retailing from: and


on-the-line | 28 Buxton Road | Whaley Bridge | High Peak | Derbyshire | SK23 7JE Tel:  01663 733706