Martin Green - Editor

Martin Green

Martin is the editor of Off Licence News magazine and drinksretailingnews.co.uk, responsible for the editorial strategy of the title in print and online. He has previously worked on various newspapers and magazines across the UK, from reporter right the way up to editor. He has an MA from Newcastle University and a BA from the University of the West of England, along with NCTJ and NCE qualifications in journalism, including law, shorthand and news writing. 


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Lifting the spirits

I were to sum up alcohol sales over Christmas 2017 in one word, it would be “gin”. At Nielsen, we define the Christmas period as the 12 weeks to December 30 and in that time gin sales were £199.4 million, which means they increased by £55.4 million compared with Christmas 2016. There’s no sign the bubble is about to burst either. Growth at Christmas 2016 was £22.4 million, so gin has increased its value growth nearly two-and-a-half times in a year. The spirit added more value to
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