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Friday 3 July 2015

Naked Wines

Oddbins woos Naked staff with love letters

Oddbins has allegedly been sending love letters and bottles of wine to key staff at rival merchant Naked Wines in a bid to poach them.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Majestic could scrap six-bottle minimum

UK retailer Majestic Wine is considering scrapping the minimum purchase rule in its stores in a bid to improve its performance after revealing plummeting profits.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

Majestic Wine profits fall 22.5%

Majestic Wine has reported a drop in its annual pre-tax profit of 22.5% to £18.4 million in its first annual report since acquiring Naked Wines for £70 million.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

£720m UK online wine market ‘unprofitable’

Just hours after the announcement that Majestic Wines has bought loss-making Naked Wines, an event in London has highlighted the challenges of turning a profit in the UK’s £720m online wine market.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic buys Naked Wines

UK wine merchant, Majestic, has bought the online retailer Naked Wines for £70 million and appointed its founder Rowan Gormley as CEO.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 2 Comments »

Is climate change altering wine tastes?

Climate change is altering the tastes of wine drinkers, encouraging them to prefer intense, higher alcohol wines, according to research by Naked Wines.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Ex-Ruinart winemaker launches Champagne

Jean Philippe “JP” Moulin, a former winemaker for Ruinart, has launched his own range of Champagnes after raising €500,000 through crowdfunding.

Friday, December 12th, 2014 No Comments »

London’s love of wine mapped by Naked

Londoners’ taste for vino has been mapped revealing a “river of red” through its centre, according to a survey by Naked Wines.

Monday, November 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Halfwine sets sights on expansion

Halfwine, a new UK wine operation specialising in half bottles, has launched a crowdfunding project to help it expand and build on this growing trend.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Naked Wines enjoys sales boom

Crowdfunding wine retailer Naked Wines has reported 40% sales growth for its 2013 financial year to hit £53 million, with its UK operation nearly doubling profits.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

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