Thursday, July 10, 2014
Europe`s Largest Wine and Spirits Retailers
German Wine Journalist Mario Scheuermann issued an interesting posting on his web page Weinreporter's DrinkTank recently with a list of the largest wine and spirits retailers in Europe. Here is the list, ranked by the number of shops.
Gall & Gall 586 Shops (Netherlands). Gall & Gall (founded in 1884) belongs to the food retail giant Ahold (acquired in 1989).
Nicolas 530 Shops (France, GB). Owned by Groupe Castel.
Symbolaget 421 Shops (Sweden). Government monopoly in Sweden.
Jacques´ Wein Depot 285 Depots (Germany, Austria). Owned by the German wine and spirits trade giant HAWESKO.
Vom Fass over 280 Shops (33 countries)
Majestic Wines 206 Shops (GB)
Oddbins 158 Shops Shops (GB)
Wein & Co 29 Shops (Austria)
Weinland Mövenpick 28 Shops (Germany, Switzerland)
Vino 20 (Germany)
Rindchen´s Weinkontor 17 (Germany, including franchise partners).
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