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Tuesday 21 April 2015


Sogrape takes control of Stevens Garnier

Portuguese wine producer Sogrape has increased its shareholding in UK wine agency Stevens Garnier.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 1 Comment »

Trade bodies condemn minimum pricing

Alcohol trade bodies have slammed today’s Scottish government proposal for a minimum price on alcohol.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 1 Comment »

Greene King boss backs minimum pricing

Plans to introduce minimum pricing for alcohol in Scotland have received a boost from the boss of one of the UK’s biggest breweries.

Monday, October 31st, 2011 1 Comment »

Currency Watch: Summit up, but euro problems remain

So the most significant European summit since Maastricht has concluded, and where do we stand?

Friday, October 28th, 2011 No Comments »

Luminar collapse a sign of troubled times

The demise of Luminar signals that trading conditions in the leisure industry and retailing are tightening.

Friday, October 28th, 2011 No Comments »

Heineken Q3 growth defies estimates

Dutch brewer Heineken has defied estimates by recording third quarter revenue growth.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 No Comments »

Shareholders angered by Foster’s predictions

Foster’s has angered its shareholders by saying it expects beer sales to pick up again once the economy improves.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 No Comments »

Diageo chief’s tax tirade is no empty threat

Paul Walsh’s threat to relocate Diageo is far from an empty one.

Monday, October 24th, 2011 2 Comments »

Fans fund BrewDog expansion

BrewDog is using a customer share scheme to help fund a multi-million pound brewery expansion

Monday, October 24th, 2011 No Comments »

Drinks companies show growth despite crisis

Judging from results of four of the world’s major drinks companies, you might be forgiven for not noticing that the global economy remains fragile.

Friday, October 21st, 2011 2 Comments »

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