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Daily Archive: July 30, 2013

SPI’s Esposito Says Russian Vodka Boycott “Hurts Those It’s Trying To Protect”

Following the enactment of anti-LGBT decrees in Russia, a host of LGBT activists have called for a boycott of Russian vodka in the U.S. market, and several well-known gay bars in Chicago and other markets have pulled brands like Stolichnaya from their shelves. Continue reading →

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Craft Beer Continues Climb, With Volume Up 13% In First Half

Craft beer dollar sales in the U.S. rose 15% in the first six months of 2013, according to data from the Brewers Association (BA) trade group. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 30, 2013

Rémy Cointreau has named Luca Marotta as its new chief financial officer. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 30, 2013

Oskar Blues Brewery has reported volume depletion growth of 38% for the first six months of 2013. Continue reading →

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