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Monday 6 July 2015

Retail

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 »

Tesco to announce more sales woes

Tesco’s travails look set to continue, as City analysts say it is preparing to announce further falling sales despite the millions it has spent on slashing prices.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Online wine sales to grow globally

From a small base of just 5%, the global proportion of wine sales carried out online is expected to rise considerably in the coming years, led by Britain and China.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic could scrap six-bottle minimum

UK retailer Majestic Wine is considering scrapping the minimum purchase rule in its stores in a bid to improve its performance after revealing plummeting profits.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 1 Comment »

‘Brand Aldi’ now worth more than Tesco

The brand value of discount supermarket Aldi is now higher than Tesco after the UK’s largest retailer experienced a dramatic fall from market dominance.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Indie retail: ‘consumers are coming back’

As Bibendum PLB’s independent retail and wholesale division prepares to start trading next month, Walker & Wodehouse Wines’ managing director Gareth Groves has highlighted the “positivity” in this sector.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker outlet lands in Singapore’s airport

The DFS Group and Diageo Global Travel have opened a ‘Johnnie Walker House’ at Changi airport’s departures in Terminal 3.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

UK online drinks market sees huge growth

The UK e-commerce sector for beer, wine and spirits is seeing exceptional growth in 2015, rising “several hundred percent”, research has claimed.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco reveals record £6.4bn loss

Tesco, the UK’s largest supermarket, has posted the worst financial results in its century-long history, with £6.38 billion of pre-tax losses in the year to February 28.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

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