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Tuesday 29 July 2014

Archive for 2010

Week in pictures

This week featuring the Fine Wine Fair, Rumfest and fooling the police – db style.

Monday, October 18th, 2010 No Comments »

Chilean sales soar after dramatic rescue

Major multiples have reported a surge in sales of Chilean wine following last week’s rescue of 33 trapped miners in the South American country.

Monday, October 18th, 2010 No Comments »

RETAIL: Variety show

Even though many retailers arrange bottles by country of origin, could merchandising by variety or brand be a better option? Alan Lodge reports on the arguments for and against change in the September issue of the drinks business.

Monday, October 18th, 2010 No Comments »

Travel retail big hitters revealed

Big brands are becoming ever more dominant in the travel retail sector, according to the Top 50 Travel Retail Brands report.

Monday, October 18th, 2010 No Comments »

Wine Rack expansion picks up pace

The new owners of retailer brand Wine Rack have invested in four more store openings in the last two months.

Monday, October 18th, 2010 No Comments »

Waitrose buries brands

Waitrose is pushing its point of difference to other supermarket wine ranges by “scaling back on brands” according to Andrew Shaw,buying manager for wines with particular responsibility for Italy and Australia.

Monday, October 18th, 2010 No Comments »

Tesco invests in online Fine Wine

Tesco’s online Fine Wine range is increasing by more than 300% following a successful trial with 50 lines last year.

Monday, October 18th, 2010 No Comments »

Currency watch: Britain reliant on business

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee’s interest rate decision took centre stage at the end of last week after they decided to hold rates at 0.5% and not inject extra quantitative easing just yet.

Friday, October 15th, 2010 No Comments »

UK braced for Osborne spending review

It’s crunch time next Wednesday. That’s when chancellor George Osborne is to announce the outcome of the Comprehensive Spending Review the coalition government has been conducting. And it is when UK households will start to evaluate how his austerity measures will affect them.

Friday, October 15th, 2010 No Comments »

Australia tops IWSC Southern Hemisphere results

Australia sent out a strong message about its quality focus with a striking performance in this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition.

Thursday, October 14th, 2010 No Comments »

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