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Friday 9 December 2016 loc: GB

Waitrose

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 »

Top 14 UK retailers: multiple opportunities

Retailers are battling not just each other, but also a 2% fall in wine volume sales in the UK. Arabella Mileham looks at how the top 10 store chains are coping.

Monday, October 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Waitrose launches consumer wine event

Upmarket retailer Waitrose is targeting consumers with the launch of its first two-day Waitrose Drinks Festival in central London.

Monday, August 8th, 2016 1 Comment »

Waitrose puts its faith in Andalusia

Waitrose is putting its faith in southern Spain via a new wine from Andalusia soon to go on sale in 77 of its stores ­– the only non-fortified from the region currently available at a UK supermarket.

Monday, August 1st, 2016 No Comments »

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