Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Sad news that Unwins has gone down the Swanney.
But supermarkets ate into its margins, and store sales failed to stem the red ink. It was also hit by the growing popularity of "booze cruises" to France, where wines and beer are cheaper.

Wines and beer aren't cheaper: they just have less tax on them. Are ye listening, O Gordo...?

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