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Saturday 1 November 2014

Business

Aperol sales at Waitrose jump 800%

The Italian apéritif brand Aperol has seen sales at UK supermarket Waitrose soar by 800% in one year.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Bibendum-PLB venture ‘complementary’

“I can’t think of another merger that would work this neatly,” Bibendum MD Michael Saunders told db today of its merger with PLB.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Bibendum Wine merges with PLB Group

Bibendum Wine Limited has merged with drinks importer the PLB Group to create The Bibendum PLB Group.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Serious Fraud Office to investigate Tesco

The Serious Fraud Office is to carry out a criminal investigation into the finances of UK supermarket Tesco.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod results mark global turning point

Pernod Ricard’s recent sales figures have confirmed a trend of small but gradual improvement in the global trading environment.

Friday, October 24th, 2014 No Comments »

LVMH sees wine and spirit growth stall

LVMH has reported a 4% increase to its revenue for the first nine months of 2014, however wine and spirits was its only category not to achieve any growth.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco’s Dan Jago suspended

Tesco has suspended three executives – including its director for beer, wine and spirits – as part of an investigation into a £250 million profit overestimation.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 2 Comments »

Pernod Ricard in tax turmoil

Pernod Ricard’s South Korean arm has allegedly been fined 10 billion Korean won (£5m) by the country’s National Tax Service.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Global wine production set to drop

Wine grape production is set to decline across nearly every major wine producing region in the world in 2014, according to analysts at Rabobank.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Oddbins bolsters German wine selection

Oddbins has increased its focus on German wines to raise awareness of the country’s more interesting styles, emphasising it’s “not all about Riesling”.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

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