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Wednesday 30 July 2014

Business

Beam drinks to 10% earnings rise

Beam Inc’s fourth-quarter earnings rose 10% as the spirits company saw margins improve despite slower-than-expected sales growth.

Monday, February 6th, 2012 No Comments »

Currency Watch: Manufacturing the recovery

UK manufacturing boosted the pound as the Purchasing Managers Index bounced back into positive territory this week.

Friday, February 3rd, 2012 No Comments »

On-trade administrations continue to rise

The number of hotel and licensed trade businesses falling into administration increased by 29.2% from Q3 to Q4 of 2011.

Friday, February 3rd, 2012 No Comments »

Kingsland creates new Legacy

Kingsland Wines and Spirits has launched Legacy Wines – a new division which will focus on impulse, on-trade and European export sectors.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 No Comments »

Record-breaking year for Roederer

Champagne Louis Roederer had a record year of sales in 2011 thanks to its distribution network and market positioning.

Friday, January 27th, 2012 No Comments »

Tough action needed on fraud and tax evasion

Such is the reliance of governments on alcohol as a cash cow that you would expect them to collect every tax penny. But they don’t.

Friday, January 27th, 2012 1 Comment »

Currency watch: No need to panic

UK growth, or the lack of it, dominated the markets this week.

Friday, January 27th, 2012 No Comments »

Call for collaboration in duty fraud fight

The Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) has urged the drinks industry to work alongside HMRC to eradicate alcohol duty fraud.

Thursday, January 26th, 2012 No Comments »

Nick Dobson Wines to close

Nick Dobson Wines is to cease trading this year, for reasons of ill health.

Thursday, January 26th, 2012 No Comments »

Doctor questions minimum pricing effect

An academic behind the drive for minimum pricing in Scotland has admitted the measure might not stop young people binge drinking.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 1 Comment »

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