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Friday 6 March 2015

On-Trade

Aldi to sell ‘wagyu’ beef burgers

Discount supermarket Aldi has upped the stakes in the fine foods department with plans to sell Japan’s famed delicacy wagyu beef in the form of burgers.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Owl bar takes booze off the menu

A pop-up cocktail bar featuring live owls has removed alcohol from its menu due to concerns over animal welfare.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Starbucks to serve alcohol at UK outlets

Starbucks has launched its “evenings” programme in the UK, which will see the coffee chain offer a range of wine and craft beers to customers after 4pm.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Pizza Hut in £60m cocktail bar revamp

Cocktail bars are set to be installed at a number of Pizza Hut restaurants as part of a bid to tap into the young adult market.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Airports pressured to restrict booze sales

British airports have been told to impose tougher restrictions on alcohol sales in the departure lounge following a surge in “air rage” incidents.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Rules to win in the UK on-trade

Alcohol brands in the UK on-trade must play by this set of rules to stand out and win with drinkers, according to Sean Kelly, on-trade specialist at marketing agency Space.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 No Comments »

UK on-trade sees premium wine boost

Spending on cheaper wine in restaurants has dropped almost 10% in the last year, while high-end sparkling wine sales are soaring.

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Conviviality spends £6m on new stores

UK off-licence group Conviviality Retail has expanded its portfolio with the acquisition of 37 new stores in a deal worth £6 million

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Ireland agrees minimum alcohol pricing

Ireland is to introduce a minimum price on alcohol and restrictions to its marketing in a bid to curb “dangerous” misuse after its health minister declared a public health emergency.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 1 Comment »

Cointreau celebrates je ne sais quoi

Cointreau has unveiled Laetitia Casta as its new creative director, hailing the model-turned-actress as a modern embodiment of the house’s values.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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