Category Archives: Private labels

Grape-a-hol: How Big Business is Subverting Artisan Winemaking and the Future of Fine Wine

Introducing Grape-a-hol! Grape-a-hol: How Big Business is Subverting Artisan Winemaking and the Future of Fine Wine, by Michael F. Spratt and Mark L. Feldman As indicated in the title, this book pulls no punches. In summary, “this book exposes the … Continue reading

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Private labels – back to Australia and back to wine

Introduction Welcome to the fifth and final article in the private label series for Wine2030, a forward-looking wine research network at the University of Adelaide. I have asked questions throughout this series and started to answer some of them – it … Continue reading

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The key to success – building and retaining customer loyalty

“Private label has existed in Europe since the beginning of the 19th century. But it wasn’t until the 1970s when Sainsbury penetrated the European market that private label became an important part of grocery retailing. As in Australia, private label … Continue reading

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The evolution of selected private label companies and complex portfolios

Introduction The first two articles in this discussion (links provided at the end of this article or find under Categories: ‘Private labels’ on the right hand side of this page) have set the scene for why Australians in general and … Continue reading

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Private labels – what are they?

The topic of private labels in the wine industry was introduced in the previous article. This series of articles is being released as part of a Wine2030 (University of Adelaide) initiative to invite discussion around this current and emotive development … Continue reading

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Private labels – what’s the problem? Is there a problem? What about wine?

Introduction In recent months a number of articles and reports have caught my attention relating to private labels/home brands and the wine industry. Private labels are simply defined as retailer brands – the definitions and types of private labels are … Continue reading

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