Philip Duffy and Matthew Ingram, both of Duff & Phelps, have announced the sale of a substantial part of the business and assets of Whittalls Wine Merchants and associated companies which traded as Oddbins and certain other brands.
Suffolk brewery, St Peter's, is celebrating two brand-boosting contracts with Oddbins and Majestic, which will help raise the profile of its alcohol-free beer, St Peter's Without.
Rackspace, the managed cloud company, has today announced that the wine merchant Oddbins has begun using Rackspace Managed Cloud services to power its website as it stocks up ahead of the festive season and beyond. Oddbins, the well-known brand of UK
European Food Brokers, which trades as Whittalls Wine Merchants, has acquired 37 Oddbins stores as a going concern from administrators Deloitte. Negotiations on the remaining 48 open stores are ongoing but an outcome is expected soon. Lee Manning, joint administrator
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.