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18 March, 2018

Beer Hawk hails the importance of bricks and mortar retailing

The UK’s largest online beer retailer has hailed the importance of bricks and mortar stores after unveiling plans to open a bottle shop in central London.

The Benevolent's annual major fundraiser event, The Benevolent Ball, has raised more than £57,000 for the charity. 

Broadland Wineries is introducing Proudly Vegan, to tap into growing demand from consumers who are making this lifestyle choice.

Retailers have proved that brand loyalty in BWS is a myth and it is more of a commodity category than suppliers like to admit, according to a leading analyst.


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Somerset cidermaker Thatchers has unveiled a marketing campaign designed to drive sales of its Katy single variety cider this spring.

We Brought Beer is embarking on a crowdfunding campaign to aid ambitious expansion plans, following its merger with beer retailer The Beer Boutique earlier this year. 

Aldi is to introduce a half-bottle wine range and is bolstering both its rosé offer and its top-tier Exquisite Collection.

Love Drinks has added Kamm & Sons British Aperitif to its stable of handcrafted spirits.

Kingsland Drinks has invested in a new facility, which it claims will make its bottling business the biggest in the UK.

Bulwark Cider has parachuted over to the UK from Canada.

Diageo has acquired Belsazar GmbH, the first company to join the portfolio via the drinks giant’s Distill Ventures arm.

Baileys has announced the nationwide launch of the dairy-free Baileys Almande, to help retailers tap into the growing demand for dairy-free products.

Trading in Conviviality shares was suspended this morning after it identified a need for short-term funding to pay a VAT bill due on March 29.

Love Drinks has taken on distribution of Kamm, the aperitif spirit brand created by acclaimed mixologist and industry consultant Alex Kammerling.

Malfy Gin has added a new Sicilian blood orange variant to its portfolio.

Magners cider has been brought back into growth in the UK market after distribution in England and Wales was taken on by AB-Inbev in the first quarter of 2017.

A group of Sussex wine producer have teamed together to form ‘Sussex Wineries’ with the aim of promoting regional Sussex Wine tourism.

Conviviality’s share price took a further hit today as it confirmed the detailed effect of a profit warning issued last week.

Waddesdon Wine has been appointed as UK distributor for Château Léoube wines.

Fever-Tree plans to extend its range of low calorie mixers.

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