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Strong growth in Pernod Ricard’s wine portfolio

Pernod Ricard has claimed it is the ‘fastest growing supplier’ of branded wine in the UK after seeing strong growth in its Rioja brand, Campo Viejo and Jacob’s Creek.

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017 No Comments »

‘Dry January’ retail booze boost, as Aldi becomes UK’s fifth largest grocer

Beer and wine sales saw a boost despite ‘Dry January’, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel data, as Aldi became the UK’s fifth largest grocer.

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 No Comments »

Conviviality half-year profits up by 285%

Christmas provided an extra boost for UK drink company Conviviality, after it reported soaring half-year profits, up 285%.

Monday, January 30th, 2017 1 Comment »

Diageo builds momentum

Diageo has continued to build momentum in its half-year results, driven by improvements in its US spirit business and Scotch portfolio.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 No Comments »

Innovation key to boosting travel retail, TFWA boss says

Innovation, new tech and overcoming the perception of poor value are key to attracting customers back to travel retail, the TFWA president has claimed.

Friday, January 13th, 2017 No Comments »

Prosecco fuels Aldi’s Christmas

Sales of Prosecco fueled a record Christmas for discounter Aldi in the UK, as it revealed it sold more than 13.5m bottles of wine during December.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

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 »

Majestic sees bumper Christmas

UK multiple specialist Majestic has reported strong Christmas sales up 15% across the group, with its retail business seeing its biggest Christmas trading but stiff competition on price saw gross margin down by 1% on last year.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s like-for-like sales hit, but revenue rises

Sainsbury’s saw its like-for-likes sales fall by 1% in the first half of the year, despite rising total revenues across the group, in the first set of results that includes the newly acquired Home Retail Group and Argos businesses.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 No Comments »

M&S to focus on food and drinks

M&S is overhauling its estate, boosting the number of its Simply Food outlets – which include its award-winning wine aisles – by 200 in the next two years, while cutting back on its loss-making clothing outlets.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 No Comments »

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