California liquor board to investigate Amazon’s ‘secret’ LA shop

The Californian liquor authority is set to investigate online giant Amazon for a potential breach of the a liquor license for a secret wine shop in LA, according to new reports.

Analysis: UK shoppers trade up to higher priced wine

UK wine consumers are trading up to higher priced wines, exclusive data from Nielsen has shown. db analyses the trend.

Oddbins owner lost £10m and AWRS prior to administration

The parent company of UK wine retailer Oddbins lost £10 million and was stripped of its alcohol wholesale registration scheme licence (AWRS) six months before the retail business was placed in administration, db can reveal.

Aldi launches first spirit ‘festival’ with unicorn gin, Tequila and mezcal

UK retailer Aldi is launching its first spirit festival ahead of the bank holiday weekend, which will see the release of a Tequila and Mezcal for the first time as well as a candy and marshmallow flavoured ‘Unicorn’ gin.

Retail: State of the nation

August 14th, 2019

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