Wild Card Brewery lands national deal with Tesco

Walthamstow craft brewery Wild Card has secured a listing for three of its beers in UK supermarket Tesco as it seeks investment and doubles production to meet demand. 

St Austell adds Cornish Saison to Marks & Spencer beer range

Cornish brewer St Austell has launched its Cornish Saison into Marks & Spencer stores, brewing it exclusively for the UK retailer as part of its permanent range of own-brand beers.

Gin buying service launches for UK retail and hospitality buyers

UK trade supplier The Great British Exchange has launched a gin buying service for retail and hospitality buyers to support "up and coming, UK-based gin makers into the mainstream". 

Bargain Booze and Wine Rack sold to Bestway for £7.25m

Drinks wholesaler Conviviality has confirmed the sale of its retail businesses, which include Bargain Booze and Wine Rack, to UK grocery retailer and wholesaler Bestway for £7.25 million, meaning that both the 'retail' and 'direct' brands have now been sold to outside investors.

UK retail goes upmarket

January 9th, 2018

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