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BJ’s Wholesale Club Targets Growth With Brand-Focused Strategy

Westborough, Massachusetts-based BJ’s Wholesale Club operates 215 membership-only stores in 16 eastern states, 60% of which sell beverage alcohol, including 49 locations that offer beer, wine and spirits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 8, 2017

Interview: Morrell & Co.’s Jeremy Noye On The State Of The Wine Market

Located in New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza, fine wine and spirits retailer Morrell & Co. has been operating for almost 70 years. With annual revenues in excess of $24 million, Morrell touches multiple aspects of the wine market—it has a retail space, wine bar, auction permit and storage facilities—giving it a unique insight to industry trends. SND’s Julia Higgins recently met with Morrell president and CEO Jeremy Noye to discuss where the world of fine wine is today, and what’s in store for Morrell. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 7, 2017

With A Revamped Spirits Portfolio, Halewood Looks To Build On Its U.S. Success

Since the arrival of CEO Stewart Hainsworth in June 2015, U.K.-based Halewood Wines & Spirits has undertaken a flurry of investments and acquisitions focused on upscale craft brands, ranging from its Liverpool gin brand to West Cork Distillers in Ireland. Hainsworth is now readying a significant push in the U.S. market, where the company’s key success so far has been Crabbie’s ginger beer. Crabbie’s was an Impact “Hot Brand” in 2015 up 62% to nearly 400,000 (2.25-gallon) cases, but it has faced some pressure since then. SND recently spoke with Hainsworth at the Liverpool-based company’s London offices. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 14, 2017