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Saturday 5 September 2015

Retail

BBR feeds demand for own label

Berry Bros & Rudd has unveiled a revamped own label wine range, complete with revised quality tiers and a new look, as demand for this type of offering rises among the merchant’s customers in emerging markets.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Naked launches ‘text for wine’ service

Naked Wines has launched a “text for wine” service for its customers – the “first of its kind” in the trade.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl ramps up Wine Cellar promotion

Discount supermarket Lidl continues to move into upmarket wine retailing in the UK, as it takes on 60 new lines and plans six “Wine Cellar” promotions for next year.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic launches Naked ‘click & collect’ service

Majestic Wine is rolling out a Naked Wines’ click and collect service in all of its stores, cutting delivery costs for both the company and its 150,000 “Angels”.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Akintola admits to Naked love letters stunt

Oddbins’ managing director, Ayo Akintola, has admitted that he was behind a recent attempt to poach Naked Wines’ staff via love letters and bottles of wine.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Gormley invests 96% of Naked sale stake in Majestic

Naked Wines founder and Majestic’s new chief executive Rowan Gormley has taken 96% of his cut from the £70m sale of Naked in the form of shares in Majestic.

Friday, July 24th, 2015 No Comments »

US wine lovers yet to embrace online

While using the internet to seek out information about wine has surged over the last four years, only 11% of American wine drinkers have bought wine online this year.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 8 Comments »

Dewar’s whisky outlet opens in Taiwan

Due to Taiwan’s “strong potential for growth” in the whisky market, Bacardi and Ever Rich have launched Asia’s first Dewar’s Fine Whisky Emporium at Taoyuan airport in Taipei.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Oddbins woos Naked staff with love letters

Oddbins has allegedly been sending love letters and bottles of wine to key staff at rival merchant Naked Wines in a bid to poach them.

Friday, June 26th, 2015 1 Comment »

Online retailer to highlight ‘hidden gems’

A new online boutique wine importer and retailer Perfect Cellar has opened for business, seeking to make luxury wines “accessible to everyone.”

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

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