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Monday 22 December 2014

Retail

Tesco profit warning sees stocks dive

Tesco is predicting its full-year profits will be £400-800 million below market expectations, prompting its stock price to nosedive by 16%.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Minimum unit pricing push in NI

Northern Ireland health minister Jim Wells has said he plans to bring in minimum unit pricing, with plans for a public consultation in the new year.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

UK wine market split in two

The UK wine market has split into two distinct tiers of consumers: those who splash out and those who are drawn to deep discounts, according to a new report.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Craft beer and spirits fuel Majestic growth

Rather than fine wine, craft beers and spirits are driving growth at Majestic, with sales of small batch beers and spirits up 164% on last year at the UK retailer.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

TWE boss bites back against small retailers

Chief executive Michael Clarke has retaliated against criticism from small retailers, saying they are too quick to get upset when big outlets get better deals.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 4 Comments »

Lidl rapped for ‘selling wines at a loss’

European discount retailer Lidl has been reported to market authorities in Spain as it is alleged that the store has been purposely selling wines at a loss.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s slashes abv on Prosecco

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has cut the alcohol in its own-brand Prosecco from 11% abv to 10.5% as part of its ’20×20′ programme.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s launches retail wing in HK

Auction house Sotheby’s has expanded its retail arm with the opening of a new store at its Hong Kong headquarters in Pacific Place.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 independent wine retailers – part 2

In the second of a two part series, we take a look at five retailers making their mark in the UK independent wine scene.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Tips on how to keep wine safe in an earthquake

Following the recent earthquake in the Napa Valley several industry professionals have shared their tips to help protect your wines from tremors in the future.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

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