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Friday 31 July 2015

Business

Diageo signals turnaround as sales rise

Diageo has reported a 5% rise in net sales for 2014/15, signalling a turnaround in the company’s fortunes after a challenging few years.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic launches Naked ‘click & collect’ service

Majestic Wine is rolling out a Naked Wines’ click and collect service in all of its stores, cutting delivery costs for both the company and its 150,000 “Angels”.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Suntory sells Louis Royer Cognac for €100m

Suntory has sold its Louis Royer Cognac brand to France’s Terroirs Distillers for €100 million (£74m).

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

UK sparkling wine industry takes off

Sales of sparkling wine produced in the UK have more than doubled since 2010, rising to £6 million in 2014 from £2.9m in 2010.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Accolade lists top three UK on-trade wines

Wine brands Stowells, Jack Rabbit and Hardys are the current top three most popular wines in the UK on-trade, according to the latest report by CGA Strategy.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Growth in cider poses ‘real threat’ to wine

The wine industry has been urged to “assess the threat” posed by the recent growth of the cider category in global markets by Rabobank in its Wine Quarterly report.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Conviviality poised to buy Matthew Clark

Conviviality Retail has confirmed that it is in talks to buy Matthew Clark, one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi snaps up Leblon cachaça

Bacardi has taken full ownership of Leblon Holdings LLC, including its cachaça brand Leblon, the latest in a rash of acquisitions by the producer.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi acquires Banks Rum

Bacardi has expanded its portfolio of super-premium rums with the acquisition of Banks for an undisclosed sum.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

German man launches ‘Grexit’ vodka

A German entrepreneur has trademarked the word “Grexit”, referring to Greece’s possible exit from the Euro, and is launching a satirical vodka-based drink off the back of it.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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