Spar said it is proud to be the only convenience retailer proactively supporting National Wine Month. The initiative, which is being co-ordinated by the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, is launching this year for the first time and hopes to
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Alcohol, a key product for many retailers is subject to many legislative rules & regulations. How do retailers keep ahead of the curve and what innovative products are being developed to keep the sector alive?
Fine + Rare, the international fine wine trader, has launched a website, which provides fine wine collectors the opportunity to purchase the 2010 En Primeurs (futures). These wines will be released over the next few months to be delivered usually
Fine French wines from specialist merchant Seabright and Seabright will go on display at the London International Wine Fair (LIWF) next week after scooping a top prize. Four wines, available exclusively through Seabright and Seabright in the UK, were selected
Wadworth is to relaunch its entry level beer, Horizon. The revamp will see the golden ale transferred to a new flint bottle to improve visibility, while new labeling will highlight the heritage of the brand as well as provide tasting
Oddbins administrators Deloitte has revealed it has received several enquiries from companies looking to buy the business. Deloitte said it has also been in discussions with several interested parties to provide the necessary funding required to recapitalise the wine chain.
Spar is launching its second national Wine Festival across its 2,100 licensed UK stores, following a successful promotion in 2010. From the 28 April 2011, Spar will be cutting the cost of popular wines from France and Australia by at
The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) claims the Government’s impending ban on below cost selling of alcohol will barely affect the supermarket promotions that have attracted criticism. Under plans to be unveiled by the government later today (18 January 2011),
Local shops have criticised ‘superfluous’ underage sales legislation proposed by the Government in the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Bill. The Bill proposes increasing the maximum fine for persistently selling alcohol to children from £10,000 to £20,000. It also increases
Recession has fueled massive societal change, according to international chief marketing officer at Wal-Mart, Rick Bendel. Speaking at the 2010 IGD Convention this week, Bendel said society was fed up. New Labour had been found to have no substance and
Retailers in England and Wales will be legally required to check under-18s for ID under new measures proposed today by the government to cut down on alcohol-related crime. But the government has stopped short of introducing minimum pricing for alcohol