Independent UK retailers experienced a surprising 8% sales drop on average over the Royal Wedding weekend, as consumers abandoned high streets up and down the country in favour of watching the televised nuptials.
Coca-Cola will be launching its first alcoholic beverage in Japan. It will come in the form of “chu-hi,” a canned alcopop. According to Jorge Garduno, president of the company’s Japanese division, the move “makes sense” given the increasing demand for such drinks.
Film and music stars are seemingly discontent with the millions they make from their day jobs, as there is no shortage of celebrity alcohol brands on the market.
In a deal worth $1bn, George Clooney tequila brand Casamigos has been acquired by beverage giant Diageo, which will oversee global expansion.
You might have a craving, but there are various taboo lunchtime eating habits that have no place at work, according to almost half of the UK’s employees.
From 1982 to 1987 I travelled a wild and rocky road on Wall Street. My five years as a futures trader at the epicentre of capitalism were stressful, and to deal with it I played hard. I was young and impressionable and was taken in by all the temptations the city could offer, like a kid in a candy store. It took overcoming alcoholism to boot me in the right direction.
Networking is a large part of business, so the revelation that most Brits drink on a work night shouldn’t come as a surprise – but it turns out networking is far down the list of reasons why.
With prosecco sales on the rise, Christmas has come early for vendors of the Italian wine, which is selling at a faster rate than champagne.
We can all be found guilty of making daft choices while under the influence of alcohol, but shopping while drunk can work out to be quite expensive – as proven with this list of weird spending decisions.
A study has revealed that the trend binge drinking is having an impact on the productivity within British companies, especially where younger workers are concerned – but employers are guilty of encouraging the behaviour.
Let’s raise a glass to the latest in our 30 Digital Champions campaign with Microsoft, as Wild Knight English Vodka becomes the newest growing enterprise using tech to help scale the operation.
Mark and Matthew Steer are the father and son duo behind Lancar, a Sheffield-based business that has scaled from IT service provider into pub acquisitions – a move which has now resulted in the launch of independent brewery Little Critters.