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Record Christmas for supermarkets, but inflation returns

UK supermarkets saw a record Christmas, according to KantarWorldpanel, but the grocery market has returned to inflation after 28 months.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

English fizz earns ‘export wings’ in 2016

Sales of English fizz continued to boom throughout 2016, with the number of countries receiving imports increasing by a third compared with 2015.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

Customers want choice in supermarket wine aisles, Waitrose boss says

UK consumers still want a “rich kaleidoscope” of wines in the BWS aisle, Waitrose BWS head of buying Pierpaolo Petrassi MW has said – despite many supermarkets contracting their ranges over the last few years.

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Waitrose reveals Hospices purchases

UK multiple grocer Waitrose has revealed it acquired two barrels of Burgundy at the recent Hospices de Beaune auction – the first time it has bought wine at the sale.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Port harvest ‘surprisingly good’, Sogevinus reports

Port producer Sogevinus has reported a “surprisingly” good harvest for 2016 despite the difficult conditions.

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Waitrose launches £10 Christmas wine parcels

Waitrose is releasing a selection of £10 wine parcels in store with a range designed to sell-out in two weeks, in a move likely to draw parallels with Lidl’s Wine Cellar events.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Kantar: Tesco sees fastest growth in three years

Tesco has continued to grow its grocery market share, accelerating at its fastest rate in three years, the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel have shown.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Waitrose BWS boss warns of ‘unsustainably’ low wine prices

Waitrose BWS head has warned that the retail industry is “dumbing down” the message of the true cost of wine by concentrating on low priced wines, failing to help consumers understand why they need to pay a sustainable price.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 6 Comments »

Tesco sees growth – but grocery inflation is set to rise

Tesco is back in ‘healthy growth’ but there are signs that the overall price of groceries is set to rise before the end of the year, Kantar Worldpanel has warned.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Waitrose boosts Italian range and focus on small parcels

Waitrose is upping its focus on small volume wines that will see it add a revolving series of fine wines that are better signposted in store, and boosting its Italian range.

Friday, October 14th, 2016 No Comments »

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