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Monday 26 September 2016 loc: GB

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Indie merchant House of Townend boosts online investment

Independent retailer and wholesaler House of Townend is looking to boost its private client and retail sales, after relaunching its online wine site.

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Wal-Mart reaffirms commitment to Asda amid falling sales

Falling footfall at Asda has contributed to a 7.5% drop in sales, the UK retailer’s parent company reported, but it said it remained committed to turning around the business.

Friday, August 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Treasury Wine Estates’ profits more than double

Treasury Wine Estates’ full-year net profits have more than doubled compared to last year, with its business said to be accelerating in all regions, according to its full year 2016 results.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 1 Comment »

Accolade Wines moves closer to listing

The owner of Accolade Wines has confirmed its intent to offload its majority interest in the wine giant as it moves towards an initial public offering on the Stock Exchange

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Colheita port brand wins first multiple listing

Premium port brand Kopke has won its first UK multiple listing after its 1996 Colheita Port launched with Marks and Spencer online.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 No Comments »

HMRC sets out new spirits legislation to ease licence applications

HMRC has set out changes to the UK’s alcohol excise duty structure for spirits, making it easier for distillers to become licensed producers.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Experts renew calls for UK to rejoin OIV

Leading wine academics have echoed wine critic and expert Jancis Robinson MW’s call for the UK to rejoin the OIV, saying they represent the views of producers, traders and retailers across the UK wine sector.

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo rebrands beer business in the US

Diageo is refocusing its efforts on the US beer market by dropping ‘Guinness’ from the name of its beer business in a bid to better reflect its entire portfolio.

Monday, August 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Lidl broadens focus on regional France

Lidl has introduced its broadest Cellar of French wines, which is the first to be largely chosen by its consultant MW team.

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Brexit ‘not a big deal for us’ says Diageo chief

Brexit “is not a big deal” for Diageo, according to its chief executive, who believes there will be benefits if the transition is approached in the right way.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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