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IBWSS UK Conference- Panel Discussion: How Retailers Can Build Profitable Private Label Programs

With bulk wine in the ascendancy, now accounting for over 50% of wine sold in the UK, and with quality high, while meeting economic and ecological criteria, Harpers has assembled a panel of both large and small retailers to explore how best to manage, benefit and profit from embracing Private Label.

Hosted by Harpers Wine & Spirit and Drinks Wholesaler editor, Andrew Catchpole, the discussion will focus on key points to consider, including NPD; best routes for sourcing; shopping around; ensuring consistency of supply; QC; and considerations when looking forward to further developing/expanding a Private Label range.

Speakers: Multiple location buyers, On-trade group buyer, Independent merchant buyer, Smaller on-trade operator.

About Andrew Catchpole:

Andrew Catchpole is editor in chief at Harpers Wine & Spirits. Andrew Catchpole is a wine, food and travel writer and editor, with a broad portfolio of work ranging from consumer wine articles in the national press to in-depth trade analysis in the leading B2B wine and restaurant trade publications. Drawing on his well-honed journalistic experience, including editing leading wine magazines and as a national newspaper wine columnist,

Andrew also now engages in a wide range of wine-related projects spanning editing specialist wine supplements, running trade and consumer tastings and other wine-related events. Specialties: Wine (especially Australia, Italy, South Africa, Argentina, Spain, and Portugal), restaurants, wine and food, travel.

About IBWSS Conference:

At the IBWSS Conference, you can learn from some of the most influential professionals in the beverage industry. These presentations from industry leaders on today’s preeminent ideas on marketing, sales and distribution will challenge and inspire you to grow your bulk wine, bulk spirits, and private labeling business. The conference will have TED-Style talks where speakers will give you insights into the strategies and standards that the industry’s top thinkers are using to shape the marketplace around you.

The International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show aims to give the bulk trade a truly dynamic trading platform where buyers can confidently conduct business with the world’s most reputable suppliers.

Event Producer: Beverage Trade Network

International Bulk Wine and Spirits Competition is brought to you by Beverage Trade Network, the leading online platform dedicated to connecting the global beverage industry. Beverage Trade Network (BTN) successfully connects wineries, breweries, distilleries and brand owners with international importers, distributors, brokers and beverage industry professionals on a daily basis. Strong partnerships with international and US organizations have helped BTN establish IBWSS as a premiere sales and marketing event committed to connecting the private label and bulk beverage industry.

Time & Venue :

The Royal Horticultural Halls Lindley Hall, 80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P 2PE, UK at 10:00 am – 10:30 am

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