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Saturday 24 January 2015

Business

Wetherspoon pulls Heineken from UK pubs

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has pulled all Heineken products from its 926 pubs in the UK after a row over supply to a single pub in Ireland.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Emerging markets will be key in 2015

The one certainty about 2015 is that a drive by drinks companies to expand into emerging countries will continue.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Heritage: A brand’s secret weapon

How many brands are older than 50 years? Not many, but perhaps more than you think within the world of drinks.

Monday, December 8th, 2014 1 Comment »

Ex-Diageo boss in line for F1 chair?

Former boss of drinks giant Diageo, Paul Walsh, is thought to be the front-runner to become the next chair of Formula One racing.

Friday, December 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Pub trade welcomes business rate relief

The UK pub trade has welcomed proposals put forward by the Chancellor in his autumn statement to cut business rates for small businesses, including pubs.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Accolade confirms purchase of Grant Burge

Accolade Wines has confirmed an agreement to buy Australia’s Barossa-based Grant Burge Wines for an undisclosed sum.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

The changing face of the UK wine trade

The last few years have been tumultuous for the British wine industry. Rising consumption reversed in trajectory during the recession and is yet to recover.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Maison Sichel signs deal with Amazon

Maison Sichel’s flagship brand, Sirius Red AOC Bordeaux, is now available to buy on Amazon.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Marston’s Brewery to sell 200 UK pubs

Maston’s has announced plans to dispose of 200 of its pubs in the coming 12 months to focus instead on women and budget family dining.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Rémy Cointreau reports 15% net sales drop

Rémy Cointreau’s net sales declined 15.5% in the first six months of 2014, a drop blamed on “evolving consumption patterns” and de-stocking in China.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

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