28th September 2020
There was once a time in fine wine retailing when to be a wine merchant meant being a stockholder; buying and paying for stock you owned to sell or to lay down.
Today there are two retailer archetypes firmly established: low stockholders and merchants who believe in the power of stockholding.
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22nd September 2020
The independent wine industry had been gradually going digital before Covid struck; the shift in consumer behaviour that subsequently occurred to online over the last few months was striking, with the best positioned businesses experiencing high double-digit growth. Events can act as a tipping point for long-term trends. Lockdown has been that tipping point for
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New, first of a kind, digital operating platform for the independent wine sector set to power growth
7th August 2020
The Hub provides the basis for fine wine merchants, retailers, brokers and importers to strengthen and grow their operations with a software platform capable of improving current operations and opening up new market opportunities.
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15th July 2020
Nick Martin examines what type of investment wine companies should be looking to make to improve their back office, management and accounting support systems.
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29th June 2020
The first quarter numbers for the Knight Frank Fine Wine Icons (KFFWII) have just been crunched. So what do they tell us? Focusing on the fine wine market, it’s once again proved remarkably resilient through the market turmoil of the first half of 2020. This begs the perennial question of correlation. Does the blue chip
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5th June 2020
In 2020 what makes a business software system effective? The ERP designs of the last 20 years are no longer fit for purpose, due to online being such a big driver of business growth. Business systems need to be more flexible and more connected. Enter the Digital Operating Platform (DOP), comprised of integrated solutions on a single platform capable of powering a business through the digital era. Flexible enough to respond to market opportunity and new operating models. Find out how the Wine Hub meets the success criteria for a DOP and can open up opportunities to develop your fine wine business.
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21st May 2020
Wine Owners provides software solutions for more than a dozen fine wine warehouses worldwide. Octavian is the latest, and largest single-site, wine warehouse to embrace the technology with the launch of a new service called MyCellarportal.
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21st May 2020
In his wide-ranging interview with Richard Siddle, Nick Martin (co-founder of Wine Owners) explains how it all started, and how our software as a service (SaaS) platform broadened as businesses approached us to solve their wine-specific challenges
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3rd December 2019
With the most demanding of clients, and a desire to offer the best possible service in an increasingly competitive market, what identifiers associated with inventorying should a wine warehouse consider?
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4th November 2019
From 18th October French, Spanish, German and UK wines were subjected to a 25% import tariff on wines less than 14° alcohol by volume (ABV). That lets off much of Spanish output and hotter Mediterranean regions.
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