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Friday 30 January 2015

Tesco

New retail standards guide published

An “unprecedented” new body combining the drinks trade and retailers has published its first set of guidelines on alcohol standards in retail.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Tesco announces store closures

Retail giant Tesco has announced it will close 43 unprofitable stores across the UK and has shelved plans to open larger stores.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Brewdog founders reveal funding lie

The pair behind controversial craft beer company Brewdog have admitted that they lied to a bank in order to secure funding for their rapid expansion.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Magnum sales up 122% at Waitrose

Sales of magnums are up 122% at Waitrose with consumers splashing out on larger bottles in the run up to Christmas.

Monday, December 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco slashes wine prices via social media

Tesco is offering 26% off cases of Château Léoville Las Cases 2009 via a social selling campaign targeting fine wine lovers with “co-buying” service Buyapowa.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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 »

Supermarkets in cut-price Champagne war

Champagne prices in UK supermarkets are in free fall as supermarkets compete for market share using French fizz as their weapon of choice.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Tesco’s Jago ‘expected to be dismissed’

Tesco’s suspended head of beer, wine and spirits Dan Jago is expected to be fired along with four remaining executives under investigation.

Friday, November 28th, 2014 4 Comments »

Tesco slashes price of Champagne to £8

The festive fizz wars have begun and Tesco has thrown down the gauntlet by selling one of its Champagnes for just £8, undercutting Aldi by £1.99.

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 2 Comments »

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