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Amazon Go applies for booze licence

Amazon Go – the ‘grab and go’ bricks and mortar grocery store being trialled by the online giant in Seattle – has applied for a licence to sell alcohol, it has emerged.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 No Comments »

Wine Direct launches new eBay venture

US direct-to-consumer wine platform, Wine Direct, has signed a deal with eBay that will mean its winery clients can tap into a potential customer base of 167 million people.

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 No Comments »

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 »

Virgin Wines predicts top Christmas tipples

Grower champagnes, Aussie reds and German wines are being tipped for online success over Christmas, according to Virgin Wines

Friday, December 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Heineken partners with Deliveroo

Heineken has teamed up with Deliveroo to launch a dedicated direct route to market for the giant brewer’s beer brands.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Aldi poised to sell wine in China

Aldi is poised to sell wine online in China in the second quarter of 2017 using its Australia business as a base, it has been reported.

Tuesday, November 15th, 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 »

Sendagift counts down to Christmas

Luxury wine gift site Sendagift.co.uk has launched its first wine advent calendar, which has already clocked up more than 2,500 pre-orders.

Thursday, October 27th, 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 »

Laithwaite’s launches eBay wine cellar

UK wine retailer Laithwaite’s Wine has opened an online wine cellar on eBay, following the auction site’s first foray into wine earlier this year.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 No Comments »

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