COMMENT: Australian discounting - how low can it go?

By Tony Baker | 3 February 2003

The hectic start to the year in Australian wine industry - the abrupt fall from grace of Southcorp chief executive Keith Lambert hard on the heels of Constellation Brands' virtually assured takeover of BRL Hardy - leaves one huge question to be answered. Will the ferocious discounting which has become the industry norm continue?

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The hectic start to the year in Australian wine industry - the abrupt fall from grace of Southcorp chief executive Keith Lambert hard on the heels of Constellation Brands' virtually assured takeover of BRL Hardy - leaves one huge question to be answered. Will the ferocious discounting which has become the industry norm continue?

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