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Monday 8 February 2016

UK

‘More formal relationships’ in wake of Tesco GCA ruling

Retailers’ relationships with suppliers are likely to be more formal in the wake of the Grocery Code Adjudicator’s ruling on Tesco – which will benefit everyone, suppliers have said.

Friday, January 29th, 2016 1 Comment »

Bordeaux sweeps the board at Sotheby’s sale

It was a clean sweep for Bordeaux at Sotheby’s latest London sale with wines from the region accounting for the 10 top-selling lots.

Friday, January 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Copestick Murray boosts off-trade team

Drinks supplier Copestick Murray has boosted its off-trade team as its ‘I heart Prosecco’ tops the impulse and convenience sector for the first time.

Friday, January 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Spirits in off-trade still growing, Diageo says

Spirits in the UK off-trade are continuing to see growth, Diageo’s European boss said, but on-trade beer sales continue to suffer.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 1 Comment »

Diageo ‘resilient’ in first half despite currency woes

Diageo has reported value sales growth of 1.8% and volume growth of 1% in the first six months of the year, with chief executive Ivan Menezes saying the company has “momentum and resilience”.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Hush Heath releases extra-dry cuvée

English wine producer Hush Heath has expanded its range with the release of an extra dry, non-vintage cuvée, ‘Leslie’s Reserve’.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 No Comments »

The price of money

As the fine wine market is measured in sterling, its performance affects everything – especially price returns.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Instil Drinks Co boosts off-trade with new portfolio

Instil Drinks Company, Bibendum PLB’s spirit and beer arm, is set to relaunch with a refreshed portfolio in March.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 No Comments »

Conviviality poaches Argos COO

British drinks supplier and off-trade retailer Conviviality has appointed the COO of Argos as its new managing director of its retail business.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 No Comments »

SWA calls for further 2% spirits tax cut

The Scotch Whisky Association has today launched a campaign calling for a further 2% cut in spirits duty in the upcoming UK Budget.

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 No Comments »

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