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Asda hires Lidl COO to head up small stores

UK retailer Asda has poached Lidl’s COO to head up its small store format, as it looks to capitalise on changing consumer habits.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s trials same day and one-hour delivery service

Sainsbury’s is piloting a same day delivery service across three of its London branches, as well as a limited one-hour delivery service operated from an app.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

MillerCoors takes control of US craft brewer

Georgia’s Terrapin Beer Co has been bought by MillerCoors’ craft and import division, making it the latest in a long line of craft brewers to be snapped up by big beer companies.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

AB InBev wins US approval for £71bn takeover

AB InBev has won approval for its £71 billion takeover of SABMiller in the US on the condition that it divests all interests in MillerCoors and does not acquire further craft brewers without consent.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Wild Geese wins 14-year legal battle against Pernod

Wild Geese Irish whiskey will be released in Australia after it won a fourteen year legal battle launched by Pernod Ricard that had sought to prevent its entry into the market.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

The Wine Society to shut French ‘booze-cruise’ shop

The Wine Society is to close its Montreuil Wine Shop in France, admitting that the impending Brexit confirmed it was the right decision.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

The Co-op sells 298 stores for £117m

The Co-op Group is to offload nearly 300 of its smaller food stores as it looks to strengthen its estate of larger convenience stores.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Berry Bros & Rudd restructures board

Berry Bros & Rudd has restructured its board of directors, and launched a new ‘Family Board’, following the retirement of 90-year old former MD and chairman John Randall Rudd.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Port needs to learn from New World wine

The port sector needs to emulate the approach of the wine industry in the New World in order to grow the wider category, a leading producer has said.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Sogevinus focuses on still wine expansion

Port producer Sogevinus is set to double production of its still wines and consolidate the wine range as it rethinks its strategy.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

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