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Alcohol prices - prosecco

I was at an event last week where a trade marketing manager spoke about the difference between what retailers think customers want and what customers actually want.  Research they’d done had shown that retailers think...
Alcohol

I recently went to the launch of something called the Summit Scorecard, which offered analysis of the Top 50 UK retailers’ online performance. Of the 50 companies analysed, Argos, Sainsbury’s and John Lewis were best...
Alcohol prices

A rethink on the way alcohol is taxed could help bring about a fall in the price of booze at retail, according to a leading thinktank. The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has called...
Alcohol: craft beer

Do you know about what you sell? Not just the size and shape of things and your profit margins; do you have the sort of knowledge that would make people buy more from your...
licensed alcohol wholesalers.

Retailers have just under two months until they are required to ensure their wholesaler is legally registered to sell alcohol, or risk facing a fine or prosecution. The Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS), which goes...
Alcohol trends - gin

Happy New Year. I hope that your Christmas was profitable and enjoyable. I’m going to welcome in the New Year by talking about gin. This is prompted by two things. Firstly, Christmas Day. My elder...
sam Cornelius

Following the success of Eat 17 in London, the team behind the chain have taken a risk by straying from their previous model for the new Whitstable store – but it’s earned them an...
alcohol sales opportunities

Almost 18 months ago in this column, I wrote about “the Shoreditch drinker”. Inspired by Kopparberg’s slow-burn plan to gain traction by getting key influencers in the ‘cool’ areas of the capital city, the...
plain packaging

Public Health England has called on the Government to impose tobacco-style regulations on alcohol and hike the costs with minimum unit pricing (MUP). A new report from the health body said there was strong evidence...

Minimum unit pricing for alcohol is firmly back on the agenda after a government-commissioned public health report named it as an option to tackle related issues. The review, by Public Health England, said minimum unit pricing...