Online retail

Founders of Amazon’s Wine.Woot launch direct to consumer wine model

The founder of, which was bought by Amazon in 2010 for US$110 million, has launched a new online wine outlet in the US in a bid to revive "the best model for online wine deals" after Amazon announced it was axing its wine business.

‘Disruptive’ wine app tops US$40m sales

Wine review app Vivino has topped sales of wine worth over US$40 million within a year of launching its e-commerce site, as it predicts a shift to 'disruptive' e-commerce models.

HonestBrew launches craft beer investment fund

Online craft beer retailer HonestBrew has launched an investment fund that aims to raise £50,000 each year to help fund the growth of independent craft breweries. 

Copestick Murray acquires controlling stake in Slurp Trade

UK drinks producer and distributor Copestick Murray has acquired a controlling stake in from SH Jones, more than four years after the website went into administration.

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