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Virgin Wines ramps up Fairtrade Fortnight support

Published:  31 January, 2014

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Stand out from the crowd and enter the Harpers Awards 2014

Published:  22 January, 2014

The Harpers Awards is your opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for all the hard work you do. With a host of categories across the industry and the on- and off-trade, here's how you can get involved.

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Euromonitor reveals the key global consumer trends for 2014

Published:  20 January, 2014

The increased blurring between online and offline shopping, turning social media followers into buyers and the growing importance of ethical, green and community needs when making purchasing decisions are some of the key conclusions in a major study of consumer trends for 2014 from Euromonitor, the research specialists.

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Direct Wines on course to hit annual sales target after strong Christmas performance

Published:  20 January, 2014

Direct Wines is on course to hit its annual financial targets after a strong Christmas performance, particularly online, according to group chief executive, Simon McMurtrie.

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Q&A with Conviviality boss Diana Hunter and her plans for Wine Rack and Bargain Booze

Published:  20 January, 2014

Diana Hunter, chief executive of Conviviality Retail, which owns Bargain Booze and Wine Rack, talks acquisitions, Wine Rack's expansion and why wine is a major priority for the group. 

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Christmas cheer for Conviviality as half year sales fall

Published:  20 January, 2014

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Windsor 2014 attracts key players with collective buying power of over £222m

Published:  17 January, 2014

Up to two thirds of the buyers signed up for the Windsor 2014 Wine Buyers' Forum are from the independent on and off-trade sectors whilst the collective buying power of all the buyers attending is now over £222m.

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Rolling update: Key drinks figures tell MPs about the damage duty increases have on UK businesses

Published:  16 January, 2014

Leading figures from across the UK wine and spirits industry joined the trade lobby that took the Call Time On Duty campaign to MPs at the House of Commons last night.

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Wine retailing: turning stores into entertainment destinations to compete with online

Published:  10 January, 2014

To stop losing sales to the internet, high-street outlets must become destinations, offering as much theatre as wine, reports Glynn Davis

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Morrisons ecommerce site goes live

Published:  10 January, 2014

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Christmas boost for 2013 sales across on and off-trades

Published:  10 January, 2014

Despite the weather, most operators in the on- and off-trade had a great December. Gemma McKenna reports

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?Harpers Awards 2014: How to enter and new awards categories

Published:  10 January, 2014

The Harpers Awards is your opportunity to be recognised and rewarded for all the hard work you do. With a host of categories across the industry and the on- and off-trade, here's how you can get involved

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Rolling update: Major retailers report mixed Xmas results, but wines still perform well

Published:  09 January, 2014

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Q&A with Steve Lewis, chief executive of Majestic Wine

Published:  09 January, 2014

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WSTA refutes 'cosy relationship' between drinks industry and government

Published:  08 January, 2014

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Rolling Update: Majestic Wine's Christmas sales up 5.9%

Published:  08 January, 2014

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Justin Howard-Sneyd MW joins board of closures company

Published:  07 January, 2014

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Shake-up at Bargain Booze parent board

Published:  06 January, 2014

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Rolling update: wine retailers celebrate festive Prosecco sales boom

Published:  03 January, 2014

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Two Good, 2 Bad for 2013, 2 Hopes and Fears for 2014: Rupert Pritchett, Taurus Wines

Published:  02 January, 2014

Rupert Pritchett of independent wine merchants, Taurus Wines, rounds up our festive series of 2 Good, 2 Bad for 2013 and 2 Hopes and Fears for 2014.

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