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Market Watch Honors Nation’s Top Retailers At Awards Dinner In New York

Market Watch magazine last night toasted America’s most successful retailers at its annual Leaders Awards Dinner at the St. Regis Roof in New York, and also honored the market’s hottest brands and its leading industry executive. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 19, 2014

Scotch Industry Celebrates Stability As Voters Say “No” To Independence

The Scotch whisky industry is breathing a collective sigh of relief today, following Scottish voters’ decision to remain part of the U.K. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 19, 2014

Pabst Acquired By Eastern European Brewer Oasis Beverages For Reported $700 Million

Pabst Brewing Company has been sold by private equity owner Metropoulos & Co. to Oasis Beverages, a Cyprus-headquartered brewer with operations focused in Eastern Europe. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 19, 2014

Wine Spectator: Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Buys Burgundy’s Chateau de Pommard

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Michael Baum has purchased Burgundy winery Château de Pommard from owner Maurice Giraud for an undisclosed sum, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 19, 2014

News Briefs for September 19, 2014

•Proximo Spirits has repackaged and repositioned its Boodles gin brand, backing it with a new campaign under the tagline “Proper British Gin.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 19, 2014

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for September 19, 2014

•Brooklyn-based Greenhook Ginsmiths is releasing a new Old Tom gin into select markets this fall. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 19, 2014

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