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Retention of Title: Part one

Published:  01 March, 2013

In the first of a series of articles, wine law specialist Andrew Park looks at wine trade-specific problems that arise when enforcing retention of title claims, and how suppliers can maximise their chances of success.

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Pinning your hopes on social media

Published:  01 March, 2013

Pinterest is not just a place to store pretty pictures ? it can have real commercial value for your business

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Regions vs brands: What's right for France?

Published:  01 March, 2013

With regions as well known as those in France, is there any point in marketing by brand instead of region? Laura Heywood...

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ProWein 2013: Why it's the place to be

Published:  01 March, 2013

ProWein is going from strength to strength with sell-out exhibition space, high customer satisfaction and new...

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Andrew Catchpole: review of this week's SITT tastings in London and Manchester

Published:  28 February, 2013

The buzz at the Spring 2013 round of Specialist Importers Trade Tastings (SITT) in London and Manchester confirmed the trade's appetite for more focused events, reflecting the ever-increasing popularity of tailored tastings aimed at the independent sector of the market.

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What can suppliers learn from the demise of Thierry's?

Published:  01 February, 2013

Thierry's was one of several wine businesses to fall foul of the tough economic climate last year. Elinor Zuke takes a look at what went wrong for the wine agency and how suppliers can learn from its collapse

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Mayday, Mayday... company in distress

Published:  18 January, 2013

For many, 2012 was a year to forget, with a series of high-profile company failures causing knock-on effects across the trade. But can you spot the warning signs when a potential supplier or customer is in financial difficulty? Specialist corporate lawyer Paul Taylor explains how

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Country reports: Italy

Published:  18 January, 2013

How many consumers have really embraced Italian diversity? And for those that haven't, is it because they find it too complex or....

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Country reports: Spain

Published:  30 November, 2012

Spain has been reaching out to export markets, such as the UK, with an increasingly "can-do" attitude...

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Sustainability: the choice of a lifetime

Published:  24 August, 2012

Businesses not on board with sustainability run the risk of losing out to their savvier counterparts across the industry

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Country reports: Argentina

Published:  25 May, 2012

One of the joys of communicating about Argentina is that the country provokes such a positive...

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Country reports: Australia

Published:  27 January, 2012

For my money, Australia remains the most diverse and exciting wine producer in the southern hemisphere...

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Getting to grips with new bribery legislation

Published:  27 April, 2011

"Corporate hospitality is not a bribe, says minister"
This headline recently appeared on this website in response to the announcement concerning guidance which was being offered to industry regarding how they should respond to the new legislation dealing with Bribery and Corruption which will come into force in June 2011.

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