Disastrous Christmas for Tesco and M&S as UK retailers release festive trading figures

The announcement of UK festive sales figures wiped $1 billion off the collective share prices of Tesco and M&S, although hit products such as Heston Blumenthal’s gin make the picture less bleak for Waitrose.

UK retail goes upmarket

The UK retail market is moving away from the cut-price wine that was its benchmark for years, with supermarkets looking to entice consumers into buying more premium offerings instead. Arabella Mileham investigates.

Rising ‘healthification’ driving low-alcohol wine trend

A growing trend for healthy living and teetotalism, particularly among young adults, is continuing to drive sales of low alcohol wine, according to BMI Research, with a number of retailers working to bolster their ranges.

Vegan wine boom to hit UK retail

In keeping with the vegan food boom currently sweeping across Britain, vegan wines are set to be big in UK retail this year as supermarkets cash in on the trend.

The big interview: Dan Jago

August 11th, 2017

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