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Tuesday 30 June 2015

UK retail

Waitrose rides the gin wave

Waitrose has seized on the UK’s current gin boom, almost doubling its range in the last 12 months and reporting a 7% year-on-year sales increase.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Broadland feeds thirst for exclusivity

A UK wine producer and importer believes it can “comfortably” grow fivefold in the next decade thanks to an efficient business model and new products that meet demand for private label offerings.

Tuesday, May 26th, 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 »

Oddbins opens beer-only shop

UK drinks retailer Oddbins has tapped into the country’s craft ale craze with the launch of an outlet dedicated entirely to beer.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Virgin hails sparkling success

The UK thirst for Champagne and Prosecco helped online retailer Virgin Wines to achieve its best Christmas ever, with like-for-like December sales up 20%.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Conviviality enjoys Christmas cheer

UK off-licence group Conviviality Retail has bucked the trend by reporting “strong” Christmas trading announcing a first half pre-tax profit rise of 46.7%.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Majestic feels the heat over Christmas

Majestic Wine’s margins took a hit over Christmas as the retailer embarked on an aggressive promotional push to keep pace with supermarket rivals.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Courvoisier lines up Christmas treats

Courvoisier is releasing a series of four high-end, limited edition Cognacs into the UK just in time to tap into the Christmas shopping season.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco joins forces with army charity

Tesco has launched a beer created by injured war veterans to raise money for British armed forces charity Help for Heroes.

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 No Comments »

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