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Tuesday 1 December 2015


Budweiser launches Christmas jumper

Budweiser beer has launched a Christmas jumper promotion with UK retailer Tesco in support of an online campaign over the festive period.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Indies cautious of business rates change

Changes to the British business rates have been tentatively welcomed by wine retailers and representative bodies – but they warn they are unlikely to go far enough.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Black Friday kicks off Christmas wine sales

Retailers appear to be “officially” eschewing Black Friday in their BWS aisles – but many are still using it as a launch pad for Christmas deals on wines and spirits.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Bibendum-PLB on track for ‘terrific’ first half

Bibendum-PLB says it is on track for a “terrific” first half as it celebrates its first anniversary of its “game-changing” merger.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 No Comments » doubles online offering in US

US-based online wine retailer has doubled its wine range to include more than 10,000 wines and launched a new mobile site, making it the “world’s largest mobile wine store”.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Aldi and Lidl reach record share of UK market

Discount retailers Aldi and Lidl now own a 10% combined share of the British grocery market, double their share of only three years ago, new figures have revealed.

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic calls in new strategy as profits dip

Majestic Wines has launched a three-year strategy to reach sales of £500 million by 2019, after announcing a 50% drop in pre-tax profits for the first half of this year.

Monday, November 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Port should emulate cider’s success in the on-trade

Port needs to learn from the success of iced cider in order to tap into a new generation of drinkers in the on-trade, according to a leading port industry figure.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 2 Comments »

North London wine shop continues ‘hybrid retail’ trend

A new wine shop in Islington, North London, has added to the growing trend towards “hybridisation” in wine retail, offering around 70 cheeses in addition to its wine range.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Conviviality PLC acquires London events company

Conviviality PLC has announced the acquisition of London-based events company Peppermint, as it also revealed a 38% rise in profits.

Thursday, November 12th, 2015 No Comments »

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