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Nick Rose hired by Blakemore Wholesale to grow Lifestyle Express

22 Jun 2014 | By Sara Spary

Blakemore Wholesale has hired a stores group director to bolster its retail portfolio for Lifestyle Express…

Cubanisto rum flavoured beer

AB InBev joins spirit beer market with rum-flavoured Cubanisto

09 Mar 2014 | By Vince Bamford

AB InBev has become the latest brewer to enter the spirit beers category, this week unveiling rum-flavoured Cubanisto…

Budweiser

AB InBev defies falling beer volumes to deliver ‘solid progress’

26 Feb 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

UK performance of Budweiser and good growth in China provided a boost to AB InBev in 2013, despite a “challenging macro-environment” and falling beer volumes.

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BB’s Warehouse piles ’em high in Wakefield Subscription

29 Jul 2014 | Updated: 30 Jul 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

BB’s Warehouse, which opened on Monday, is Conviviality Retail’s new brand designed to be “bold, fun and democratic”. The Grocer paid a visit.

Branching Out - Britain's Biggest Alcohol Brands

Alcohol market sees shoppers shift towards premium products

20 Jul 2014 | By Helen Stares

The 2014 edition of Britain’s Biggest Alcohol Brands is out this week and there’s plenty to celebrate…

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Owen Paterson's green blobs: some would shrink UK farming

26 Jul 2014

We suspect some environmental NGOs would like to shrink British farming…

Plastic carrier bags

Plastic bar war must be kept up says Midcounties Co-op

26 Jul 2014

We have reduced our carrier bag usage by 2.1 million carrier bags across our food stores so far this year…

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