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William Grant & Sons has promoted from within to fill the top executive role at its U.S. subsidiary, naming Jonathan Yusen managing director and president of William Grant & Sons USA. Continue reading →Posted in News on April 16, 2013
Last year was another strong one for William Grant & Sons USA, with its brands showing double-digit growth across the portfolio. SND recently caught up with Simon Hunt, president and managing director-North America at William Grant & Sons, to get a recap of 2012 and a look at what’s ahead for 2013. Continue reading →Posted in News on January 8, 2013
Over the past several years, William Grant & Sons USA has been transformed in terms of scale and portfolio diversity, branching out from its Scotch whisky roots and adding brands in vodka, Irish whiskey and Tequila, to name just a few moves. The portfolio has now shown five consecutive years of growth as William Grant builds brand awareness and prepares to take its business to a new level. Shanken News Daily recently spoke with Simon Hunt, president and managing director-North America, at William Grant & Sons, to get an update on William Grant USA’s progress. Continue reading →Posted in News on June 8, 2012
Ad spending on spirits and wine in the U.S. market increased in 2010, reversing a downward trend inflicted by the recession, according to data from Kantar Media and Impact Databank. Spirits outlays rose by 3% to $428 million, while wine spending eked out a 0.2% gain to $80 million. Continue reading →Posted in News on May 4, 2011
While nearly every major spirits category in the U.S. market lost momentum in the past few years, imported vodka has been a notable exception. Imported vodka’s performance actually improved in 2008, 2009 and 2010, advancing by nearly 3 million cases in that period. Continue reading →Posted in News on May 3, 2011