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Thursday 24 July 2014

UK retail

World Cup proves damp squib for beer sales

Early signs indicate this year’s World Cup in Brazil created less of a boost for UK beer and cider retailers than the South Africa tournament four years ago.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Cono Sur rides high on Tour de France

The success of this month’s Tour de France Grand Départ has helped boost UK sales of the event’s official wine sponsor Cono Sur by 73.6%.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Bargain Booze owner hails profit surge

Conviviality Retail, owner of UK convenience store brands Wine Rack and Bargain Booze, has outlined “a significant opportunity” for its business after its pre-tax profits jumped by 31.5%.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 1 Comment »

Tesco takes wine tasting to the consumer

In a move which could help break down barriers Tesco is bringing interactive wine tastings into homes across the UK throughout the summer.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Majestic toasts fine wine, rosé and Malbec

UK retailer Majestic Wine posted a small sales increase in its 2013/14 results, but reported major growth in the fine wine, Malbec and Provençal rosé categories.

Monday, June 16th, 2014 1 Comment »

Hardys creates online sales outlet

Hardys has launched its own online shop in the UK as a retail showcase for the Australian brand’s top end wines.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Berry Bros relaunches Basingstoke outlet

UK wine merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd has revamped its Basingstoke retail outlet to create the Warehouse Shop, which opens later this week.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Majestic suffers unexpected dip

Majestic Wine has issued a profit warning predicting a flat performance in its year-end results due to “challenging trading conditions” in the first part of 2014.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 2 Comments »

Tesco bolsters wine team

Tesco has strengthened its wine team with the appointment of Charlotte Lemoine as assistant product developer.

Monday, February 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Waitrose adds new MW buyers

Waitrose has bolstered its Master of Wine quota with the addition of two new buyers to the team.

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 1 Comment »

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