Thursday, July 27, 2017

2016 Ranking of major Italian wineries

2016 Ranking of major Italian wineries:

  • 17 companies with a revenue over 100.000 €
  • 107 companies with a revenue over 10.000 €

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Hema, first Chinese cashless supermarket

Hema, first Chinese cashless supermarket by Italian Wine & Food in China | Vito Donatiello

Several months we have heard of the innovative Amazon Go, a “prototype grocery store partially-automated, with customers able to purchase products without using a cashier or checkout station” (Wikipedia).

Despite delays in opening of cashierless store, in order to fix glitches in technology that automatically charges customers (The Wall Street Journal), the future ahead is clearly drawn.

Following on the footsteps of cashierless Amazon Go, China now has its own equivalent: the cashless supermarket: we could not resist going and experiencing it.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Largest Italian wine export markets in 2016

Largest Italian wine export markets in 2016 by Italian Wine & Food in China | Vito Donatiello

Largest Italian wine export markets:

  • USA + Germany + UK represent 55.1% of total export
  • Japan with 2.7% is the largest Asian market
  • any South-East Asian countries is significant

Source: WineMonitor based on ISTAT data, % of value year 2016