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Thursday 3 September 2015

Oddbins

Akintola admits to Naked love letters stunt

Oddbins’ managing director, Ayo Akintola, has admitted that he was behind a recent attempt to poach Naked Wines’ staff via love letters and bottles of wine.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

Oddbins on hunt for ‘amateur palate’

High street wine merchant Oddbins is on the hunt for the UK’s “ultimate amateur palate”, as it launches its The Palate 2015 contest.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Oddbins opens beer-only shop

UK drinks retailer Oddbins has tapped into the country’s craft ale craze with the launch of an outlet dedicated entirely to beer.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Oddbins bolsters German wine selection

Oddbins has increased its focus on German wines to raise awareness of the country’s more interesting styles, emphasising it’s “not all about Riesling”.

Monday, October 13th, 2014 1 Comment »

Oddbins extends branded craft beer range

UK wine merchant, Oddbins, has extended its own-brand range of craft beers in a bid to “leverage the growing strength of its brand.”

Thursday, May 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Former Oddbins owner Nick Baile dies

Nick Baile, the man who ran UK off-licence chain Oddbins for over a decade during the 70s and early 80s, died yesterday.

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 3 Comments »

Oddbins shows alternative to price promotions

Oddbins’ move away from price promotions is proving a success and encouraging consumers to try new wines in a more thoughtful way, according to buyer Ana Sapungiu.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Oddbins opens customer tasting contest

UK wine retailer Oddbins has confirmed details for the second year of its amateur wine tasting competition, The Palate.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Oddbins store manager suspended for ‘inappropriate’ Thatcher tweet

The manager of the Oddbins store in Crouch End, north London, has been suspended after sending an “inappropriate” tweet soon after the news broke of Baroness Thatcher’s death on Monday.

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 1 Comment »

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