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Customers want choice in supermarket wine aisles, Waitrose boss says

UK consumers still want a “rich kaleidoscope” of wines in the BWS aisle, Waitrose BWS head of buying Pierpaolo Petrassi MW has said – despite many supermarkets contracting their ranges over the last few years.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Oddbins e-commerce boosts revenue but eats into profits

Growing online sales and a larger store estate boosted revenues at high street wine retailer Oddbins last year, with turnover rising 19% to £16.75 million in the 12 months to 31 January 2016, according to accounts filed at Companies House this week.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 1 Comment »

E-store to offer 6,000 Italian wines to UK consumers

An Italian online wine retailer which has just launched in the UK market is set to make its entire 6,000-strong wine portfolio available to customers on these shores.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Majestic rolls out next day delivery

Majestic is rolling out next day delivery across its online and store service from Wednesday – as revealed by db in June – as it opens it new national fulfilment centre.

Monday, October 31st, 2016 No Comments »

‘Get a grip’, Virgin Wine boss warns industry

Virgin Wine’s boss Jay Wright has warned the UK drinks trade against running down the UK wine market in the wake of the volatile exchange rate and Brexit.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 1 Comment »

Lidl boosts online ambition in Europe

Lidl is said to be ramping up its online ambitions internationally after launching fresh online groceries in its native Germany – but there are no signs of a UK wine site yet.

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s predicts online growth as it opens new dark store

Sainsbury’s has opened its new Bromley fulfilment centre that will cater for online grocery sale across London.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Tesco strengthens own label wine range

Tesco has boosted its own label range with the introduction of more than 20 new lines under its core and premium finest* wine range – which it says has seen “significant” growth over the summer.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Carling’s ‘beer button’ orders beer from the fridge

Carling has launched a ‘beer button’ that sits on your fridge allowing customers to order more beer straight from the supermarket without going online.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Naked Wines ‘most social media-savvy’ wine retailer

Naked Wines delivers the most engaging content to its customers across social media platforms, according to new research into wine retailers’ online activity.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

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