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Daily Archive: August 9, 2013

Interview: Russian Standard’s Roustam Tariko

EDITOR’S NOTE: Russian Standard is Russia’s biggest vodka producer, with a portfolio led by flagship vodka brand Russian Standard, whose global volume was 2.9 million cases in 2012, according to Impact Databank. In the U.S. market, Russian Standard vodka was up 19% to 220,000 cases last year, earning an IMPACT “Hot Brand” award. The line includes Russian Standard Original ($20 a 750-ml.), as well as Russian Standard Platinum ($25-$26), Russian Standard Gold ($30-$35), and ultra-premium vodka Imperia ($40). Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 9, 2013

News Briefs for August 9, 2013

•Tesco’s talks toward a sale of its Fresh & Easy retail chain to billionaire Ron Burkle have hit a stumbling block, and the most likely outcome may now be an outright closure or a breakup of the Fresh & Easy business, reports the Financial Times. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 9, 2013