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Saturday 19 April 2014

Oddbins

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 »

UK press picks for Wine Relief

Matthew Jukes recommends a “near perfect wine” and “one of the finest value Chardonnays on the planet” from the wines available for Wine Relief.

Monday, March 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Emma Nichols leaves Oddbins

Oddbins’ head buyer, Emma Nichols, has left after nearly a decade with the company.

Friday, March 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Baile’s ExCellar goes into administration

The ExCellar chain owned by former Oddbins director, Simon Baile, has been placed into administration.

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 7 Comments »

Oddbins cuts prices for Germans and gingers

Oddbins has launched a series of January promotions targeted at mothers, bankers, journalists, Germans and gingers.

Friday, January 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Baile forced to close two Excellar stores

Simon Baile has had to close two of the stores in his Excellar chain, including the Paris site.

Monday, December 17th, 2012 No Comments »

Oddbins bolsters Portuguese selection

Oddbins has added to its Portuguese portfolio as the retailer seeks to “fly the flag for premiumisation” and bring more “interesting wines to the UK consumer”.

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 No Comments »

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