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Wednesday 25 November 2015


Morrisons’ sales fall, but it insists it is making progress

Morrisons saw its sales fall again over the third quarter, but CEO Potts insists the supermarket chain is on-track.

Thursday, November 5th, 2015 No Comments »

AB-InBev reports ‘solid’ Q3 growth

AB-InBev has reported solid growth in its third quarter, with revenue up 7.9% in the third quarter of 2015.

Friday, October 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl to boost core wine range by 30%

Lidl is expanding its core wine range by more than third as well as upping its focus on premium spirits and new wave beers.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod reports ‘gradual improvement’ in Q1

Pernod Ricard has reported gradual improvement in sales in its first quarter, as it sale rose 3%.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Off-piste wines toasts strong year

Wine distributor Off Piste Wines reported a strong year during 2015, with pretax profits up more than 56%, despite the challenging climate.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Lurton financier facing embezzlement charges

French winemaker François Lurton’s former finance director is due in court for embezzling €50,000 of funds from the wine company between 2008 and 2011.

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 No Comments »

US is ‘the linchpin’ for Diageo

God Bless America. That could have been the theme tune accompanying the announcement of Diageo’s annual results for the year to the end of June.

Thursday, August 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Diageo profits and sales grow in 2013

Diageo has announced net sales growth of 5% and an operating profit growth of 8% in its preliminary results for the year ending 30 June 2013.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Grape prices hit Constellation Brands profits

Constellation Brands reported a 6% growth in net sales for the first quarter of its financial year, but said that higher grape prices and other costs had cut into its profits.

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Beam defies takeover pessimists

When Beam Inc was separated from Fortune Brands in late 2011, speculation was widespread that it would become a takeover target, but the group’s progress makes that unlikely.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 No Comments »

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