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Wednesday 18 January 2017 loc: US


‘More formal relationships’ in wake of Tesco GCA ruling

Retailers’ relationships with suppliers are likely to be more formal in the wake of the Grocery Code Adjudicator’s ruling on Tesco – which will benefit everyone, suppliers have said.

Friday, January 29th, 2016 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

The Australia Day tasting was the big drinks event of the week, but charity appeals and the crowning of two new Riesling Fellows also kept the trade busy.

Friday, January 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Pernod buys majority share of Monkey 47

French drinks giant Pernod Ricard has announced it has acquired the majority stake in German gin brand, Monkey 47.

Friday, January 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Spirits in off-trade still growing, Diageo says

Spirits in the UK off-trade are continuing to see growth, Diageo’s European boss said, but on-trade beer sales continue to suffer.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 1 Comment »

Diageo ‘resilient’ in first half despite currency woes

Diageo has reported value sales growth of 1.8% and volume growth of 1% in the first six months of the year, with chief executive Ivan Menezes saying the company has “momentum and resilience”.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 No Comments »

NFL fans’ most popular drinks brands

The preferred beer and spirits brands among fans of all 32 National Football League teams have been tracked through social media.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Instil Drinks Co boosts off-trade with new portfolio

Instil Drinks Company, Bibendum PLB’s spirit and beer arm, is set to relaunch with a refreshed portfolio in March.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 No Comments »

SWA calls for further 2% spirits tax cut

The Scotch Whisky Association has today launched a campaign calling for a further 2% cut in spirits duty in the upcoming UK Budget.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Top trade exhibitions for 2016

It’s time to take out those year planners as the drinks business presents the must-attend exhibitions of the 2016 international wine industry calendar.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Tesco treated suppliers unacceptably, says watchdog

Britain’s biggest retailer has been found to have deliberately delayed payments to its suppliers in order to meet its own financial targets.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 No Comments »

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