Germany: Buying Wine Via Smartphone App?

Consumers can already order all sorts of things via smartphone using numerous apps. In the wine trade, mobile applications tailored specifically for wine purchases are still rare. However, shopping via app is becoming increasingly common.

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The Rise and Fall of Drizly, the Alcohol Delivery App

Drizly was supposed to reinvent DtC, offering consumers a way to access wine and other drinks whenever they wanted. Jeff Siegel reports on what went wrong.

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Uber to Close Drizly, its Billion Dollar Alcohol Delivery Business

In February 2021, Uber paid $1.1bn for a young start-up called Drizly. Now that business is to close.

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Club of Wine Introduces AI-Powered Recommendations

The online retailer Club of Wine now offers wine recommendations through artificial intelligence, approved by MUNDUS VINI.

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Wine-Searcher Has a New Owner

E-commerce specialist for spirits, Flaviar, has marked its entry into the wine market with the purchase of Wine-Searcher. This move promises to bring more convenient shopping experiences and integration of artificial intelligence.

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Amazon Proves an Alternative Route to Market in Germany

Amazon’s lack of focus on the wine sector has made the platform an attractive option for German distributors who have learned how to exploit it. Felix Bodmann explains.

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Making the Most of the Post-Pandemic Digital Wine Market

Although the pandemic gave a boost to online wine sales, online retailers have to work harder now. But, says Sarah Phillips McCartan, there are big rewards to be found online for those who get it right.

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Sweden's Wine Market: How Far Will Liberalisation Go?

The Swedish Supreme Court has ruled that online marketing and sales of wine from abroad may now be allowed as a private import, even if a Swedish parent company is involved in the administration of the company. Anja Zimmer takes a look at the background.

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E-commerce: Upswing or Downswing?

Corona gave online retail a fat boom. With the return to more normality, the boom also slowed down. However, a decline of e-commerce is not to be expected.

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