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Duty rates for 2014

Posted on 11 Apr 2014 in HMRC, News, Wine | 0 comments

The wine and spirit industry is set to save £175 million in additional duty payments following the Chancellor’s decision to scrap the Alcohol Duty Escalator according to Budget forecasts.  Wine duty is set to rise by RPI inflation (2.5%), instead of the expected 4.5%, and spirits duty will be frozen altogether for this year. Duty […]

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Vinitaly 2014

Posted on 10 Apr 2014 in News, Wine | 0 comments

On Monday and Tuesday, Taste Hub visited Vinitaly 2014, the international tradeshow for Italian wines and spirits held yearly in Verona (ITA), searching new, innovative and genuine wines, and connecting to our partners and collaborations. The wines tasted and the people met were absolutely worth the trip. Some pictures of halls, bottles and people are […]

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The online and multichannel revolution

Posted on 09 Apr 2014 in Online, Shopper Marketing | 0 comments

Shopping online for groceries has been around for the last 14 or so years and is not new. However, what is new is the rate of change, in particular with the rapid uptake of mobile devices. Multichannel has now become mainstream and the expected norm for consumers. This has left retailers and suppliers largely playing […]

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