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Friday 29 May 2015

Supermarkets

Discounters squeeze leading supermarkets

A new market report shows that discounters and even traditional markets and local shops are continuing to take market share away from the four big UK supermarkets.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Asda unveils wine makeover

Asda has announced a “complete review” of its wine range, including the introduction of a new exclusive label, as the UK retailer seeks to offer its customers “more choice and inspiration”.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Big brands join Fairtrade push

UK retailer The Co-operative Food is set to sell a million cases of Fairtrade wine this year after overhauling its own label range and partnering with some major brands.

Wednesday, May 6th, 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 »

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 »

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