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Daily Archive: September 11, 2013

Market Watch Honors Top Industry Players At Annual Leaders Awards Dinner

The St. Regis Roof was the venue last night for the annual Market Watch Leaders Awards Dinner, which toasted the nation’s best retailers as well as the industry’s top executive and the market’s hottest brands. Continue reading →

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Campari America Unveils $43M Packaging Plant At Wild Turkey Distillery

Gruppo Campari has completed a new $43 million packaging facility project at its Lawrenceburg, Kentucky-based Wild Turkey distillery. Continue reading →

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Burkle’s Yucaipa To Acquire Fresh & Easy, As Tesco Leaves U.S. Behind

Billionaire investor Ron Burkle’s Yucaipa Cos. has agreed to acquire the Fresh & Easy supermarket chain from U.K. grocery giant Tesco, in a move that marks Tesco’s departure from the U.S. market after a largely unsuccessful six-year run. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for September 11, 2013

•Lamberto Frescobaldi has been appointed president of his family’s Tuscany-based wine group Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi, succeeding his uncle Leonardo Frescobaldi who led the company for six years. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for September 11, 2013

•Honeoye Falls, New York-based Custom BrewCrafters has announced that it will change its name to CB Craft Brewers, effective September 19, amidst an expansion of its CB brand. Continue reading →

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