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Sunday 3 May 2015

Supermarkets

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 »

Beringer launches sampling strips

Beringer Vineyards is pioneering a try before you buy scheme where consumers can sample three of its wines in supermarkets via “taste strips”.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 1 Comment »

Is the Prosecco bubble about to burst?

While the Prosecco boom shows no sign of slowing in the UK, under £6 bottles from discount retailers threaten to damage to the sparkler’s carefully crafted brand image.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 2 Comments »

Single serve wines flying at supermarkets

Sales of single serve bottles of wine are soaring at UK supermarkets due to a consumer desire to control their weekly unit intake and avoid wastage.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Consumers ‘misled’ by wine-based drinks

Shoppers are being ‘misled’ by supermarkets selling “wine based” drinks, which only contain 75% wine but are marketed as wine and sold in the wine aisle.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 3 Comments »

Bollinger refuses ‘crazy promotions’

Bollinger broke a new record in terms of turnover last year, but suffered a slight volume decline because it didn’t participate in “crazy promotions”.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 2 Comments »

Morrisons CEO latest victim of price war

The board of UK supermarket Morrisons has voted to oust its CEO after the retailer performed the worst of the big supermarkets over Christmas.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 1 Comment »

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 »

Portugal offers best value wines in UK

Portuguese wines offer UK consumers the best value for money for their quality according to a recent survey carried out by Wotwine.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 2 Comments »

Tesco chairman steps down amid turmoil

Tesco has been found to have overstated its profits by £263m, £14m more than first thought, as it revealed today that its post-tax profits are down 92%.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

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