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"Forget what you think you know about retail"

These days, omni-channel is the latest buzzword in retail circles, with Alibaba's 'new retail' concept in China, Hema, one of the leading pl...

Where has Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits gone wrong?

Earlier this week, Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits confirmed it is considering selling off some brands in a bid to reduce costs. At the same ti...

How grocery featured on Amazon's latest Prime Day

Amazon held its fourth annual Prime Day earlier this month. It again lasted more than a day - 36 hours to be exact - and took in new countri...

Pernod Ricard's ambitions in China - Focus

Last week, Pernod Ricard hosted analysts, journalists and investors at its latest Capital Market Day, in China. The company outlined its amb...

Latest Interviews

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes on the future of gin, the growth of no-alcohol and the plan to kick-start vodka 26 Jul 2018

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Diageo released its full-year 2018 results, with growth coming from all regions. just-drinks spoke to CEO Ivan Menezes after the announcement to discuss the challenging vodka market, increasing thirst for no- and low-alcohol drinks and the booming gin category. 


"More Chinese people like wine - they want to know more about it" - Interview, Alan's Wines & Spirits chairman Alan Wang 12 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

Alan Wang is the founder of Alan's Wines & Spirits, which has 86 off-premise sites across China. just-drinks sat down with him during the 2017 China Food & Drinks Fair in Chengdu, where he spoke about the changing face of the Chinese consumer and reveals what he looks for in wine before allowing it on his shelves.

Latest News

If you read only one thing... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 19 Oct 18

Lucy Britner

Here's a look at the biggest stories and the best content from just-drinks this week.


Quintessential Brands’ Bloom Lemon & Elderflower Gin Liqueur - Product Launch 15 Oct 18

Lucy Britner

Quintessential Brands has released a gin liqueur under its Bloom brand.


Accolade Wines takes Stone's into UK's burgeoning gin category 15 Oct 18

Lucy Britner

Accolade Wines has lined up a gin under its Stone's brand, as it looks to capitalise on the UK's booming gin market.


Les Grands Chais de France targets moderation in new JP Chenet campaign 8 Oct 18

Lucy Britner

Les Grands Chais de France (GCF) has launched a nation-wide marketing push in the UK, highlighting single-serve JP Chenet bottles.


Sazerac's Paddy Irish Whiskey partners with London Irish Rugby Club 24 Sep 18

Lucy Britner

Sazerac's UK distribution unit has announced a sponsorship deal between its Paddy Irish Whiskey brand and London Irish Rugby Club.


UK retailers get VR help to understand customers' thinking 21 Sep 18

Lucy Britner

Data analytics firm Nielsen has released a virtual reality tool in the UK, as it looks to help retailers in the country understand shopper behaviour.

Latest blogs

What's on offer in the UK off-trade? 18 Jun 15

Lucy Britner

A red sticker to a shopper is like a red rag to a bull. And as the masses charge at the deals, UK off licences and supermarkets are finding new and novel ways to entice the herd.



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