The Daily Mail warns of an impending “vodka war” at Stock Spirits as millionaire investor Luis Amaral leads a coup against chairman David Maloney. Amaral who leads the biggest shareholder in Stock Spirits through Western Gate Investments, wants to have two new directors appointed to the board. He has already led a backstage rout which claimed the scalp of former chief executive Chris Heath who resigned in April. (The Daily Mail)

Glass Lewis, which advises 19 per cent of Stock Spirits investors, now say the five-member board would benefit from “relevant experience and fresh perspective” after generating “very poor total shareholder returns” (The Financial Times £). Shares in the Eastern Europe-focused vodka maker have plunged by 30% since their market debut as the distiller has been caught in a vicious price war in Poland. (The Telegraph)

One of the potential buyers of BHS has pulled out of the running before an announcement from the administrator on the future of the collapsed retailer. Yousuf Bhailok, a Preston-based property millionaire who was interested in buying at least three quarters of BHS’s 160 stores, is understood to have walked away after being told by Duff & Phelps to raise his offer to include the whole of the business (The Times £). He pulled out of the process after being told that he would have to make an offer to buy all of BHS’s 164 shops, including 40 loss-making stores that are on the administrators’ “red list”. (The Telegraph)

Meanwhile, John Hargreaves, private founder of the Matalan retail chain, is the frontman behind a mystery rescue bid for BHS. Hargreaves is understood to working with a rival retailer ahead of a bid deadline on Tuesday. (The Telegraph)

Goldman Sachs is among a host of City institutions that have been linked to Sir Philip Green’s sale of BHS for £1 last year. In the next phase of an investigation into the retailer’s collapse, MPs are expected to summon lawyers, accountants and financial firms who advised companies on both sides of the transaction. (The Financial Times £)

Ian King in The Times (£) writes that the collapse of BHS has left UK regulators “looking distinctly green around the gills”.

Ready meals producer Charlie Bigham’s has bought a disused quarry to build a new production facility, after outgrowing its current London-based space. The company has bought the former Dulcote Quarry between Wells and Shepton Mallet in Somerset for the new building, which will house kitchens as part of a new campus-style workplace. (The Telegraph)

James Staughton, chief executive Tribute pale ale and Korev lager brewer St Austell Brewery, said the business hopes to grow its exports to Europe and also wants crack the US market. (The Telegraph)

UK supermarkets have reported soaring demand for samphire, the salty coastal sea plant also known as sea asparagus, thanks to TV cookery shows. Over the last year, sales of samphire, a healthy accompaniment to fish, have rocketed by 80% at Tesco, thanks to its popularity as an ingredient on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen and Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch. (The Guardian)

The days of using fake ID to buy alcohol and cigarettes are coming to an end as Britain’s biggest retailers are adopting new technology which checks people’s age in real-time. (The Telegraph)

The British strawberry could become an “unaffordable luxury”, according to a leading hospitality company Beacon, which has warned that the national living wage could wipe out nearly 60% of growers’ profits in the coming year. (The Guardian)