Tag: alcohol pricing

Minimum unit pricing in England is back under consideration | The Drinks Business

Minimum unit pricing in England is back under consideration | The Drinks Business

Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, junior health minister Steve Brine said health officials carry out a “review of the evidence for minimum unit price in England,” as part of the government’s commitment to tackling problem drinking. “That’s why we are developing a new alcohol strategy,” he said. Scotland became the first country to […]

SNP’s new minimum alcohol pricing law has HUGE Amazon ‘loophole’ | Express

SNP’s new minimum alcohol pricing law has HUGE Amazon ‘loophole’ | Express

On the day the new legislation came into force north of the Border, we were able to purchase two boxes of drink for considerably less than it would now cost in Scotland. Our order from online shopping giant Amazon was dispatched from Doncaster in South Yorkshire, therefore avoiding the minimum price of 50p per unit […]

Minimum Pricing: English whisky shops near Scots border expect surge in customers | The Scotsman

Minimum Pricing: English whisky shops near Scots border expect surge in customers | The Scotsman

English whisky shops just south of the border are anticipating a surge in Scottish customers following the implementation’s of Scotland’s minimum alcohol pricing laws. Yesterday was a landmark day for Scots as retailers will now need to ensure a unit of alcohol is not priced below 50p. The moves comes as the Scottish Government attempt […]

Minimum alcohol pricing: Scotland’s elite have their priorities all wrong | The National

Minimum alcohol pricing: Scotland’s elite have their priorities all wrong | The National

At night there would be a special reception at Holyrood for those higher up the social ladder. This would include all the advisors and lobbying firms who filled their boots from the millions spent by the Scottish Government pushing its legislation through the courts and influencing broadcasters and newspapers. The champagne would be flowing at […]

Watch: Minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland | Euronews

Watch: Minimum alcohol pricing in Scotland | Euronews

Let’s say you have a drinking problem — as a nation — and, let’s say, as the government, you wanted to do something about that. What are your options? There’s restricting alcohol or banning alcohol sales, there’s taxation which raised prices on all alcohol. But come May 1st, Scotland will become the first country to […]

Alison Douglas: I welcome minimum unit pricing for alcohol | The Scotsman

Alison Douglas: I welcome minimum unit pricing for alcohol | The Scotsman

The historic introduction of Minimum Unit ­Pricing (MUP) of ­alcohol is just weeks away and will mark a significant turning point in ­Scotland’s damaging relationship with drink. When this life-saving ­policy comes into effect on May 1, the positive impact on the nation’s health will be felt in a matter of months. In the first […]

Bottling Fine Wine, With Notes Of Data | PYMNTS.com

Bottling Fine Wine, With Notes Of Data | PYMNTS.com

Giving Traders More Confidence One of the reasons behind traders’ previously low confidence in wine trading marketplaces was a lack of objective, transparent and trackable data on factors like pricing and scarcity, he added. Statistics by any source – including data on certain varietals’ pricing, or how many bottles of a wine were left unconsumed […]

Stock Spirits Boosts Payout Amid Improved Trading In Key Poland Market | London South East

Stock Spirits Boosts Payout Amid Improved Trading In Key Poland Market | London South East

“2017 was a year of stabilisation for Stock Spirits, and one in which we embedded the significant changes accomplished in 2016,” Stock Spirits Chief Executive Officer Mirek Stachowicz said. “Turning around the performance in our largest market, Poland, was the group’s top priority during the year and, through a combination of strategic investment, realigned pricing […]

Alcohol minimum unit pricing could be delayed by Brexit and North’s political crisis | Irish Times

Alcohol minimum unit pricing could be delayed by Brexit and North’s political crisis | Irish Times

The introduction of minimum unit pricing for alcohol could be delayed because of Brexit and the failure to re-establish the Northern Ireland Executive, the Dáil has heard. The Government hoped to introduce the measure at the same time as in the North to ensure the same price per unit of alcohol on both sides of […]

Alcohol prices: National Alcohol Strategy suggests floor pricing for standard drinks | news.com.au

Alcohol prices: National Alcohol Strategy suggests floor pricing for standard drinks | news.com.au

WINE lovers and young drinkers would be hardest hit by a government proposal to increase booze prices. A draft strategy released by federal government ministers, which aims to significantly reduce Australians’ alcohol consumption, has recommended a “minimum floor price” for alcohol. The pricing plan would prevent the cost of all alcoholic drinks from dropping below […]