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Daily Archive: January 8, 2015

Double-Digit Beer Growth Boosts Constellation, While Wine Decline Offsets Spirits’ Rise

After solid third-quarter sales growth propelled by double-digit growth for its beer business, Constellation Brands has raised its full-year earnings forecast. Continue reading →

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Patrón Tequila Crosses 2 Million Cases, As New Roca Extension Shows Strong Start

Patrón Spirits saw its flagship Patrón Tequila brand achieve a solid 4% advance to pass the 2-million-case milestone in the U.S. market in 2014, according to Impact Databank, accelerating from a 3% growth rate in 2013. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for January 8, 2015

•Anheuser-Busch InBev has revealed its advertising strategy for upcoming Super Bowl XLIX, detailing plans for new spots backing its Budweiser and Bud Light brands. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 8, 2015

•Oskar Blues Brewery is entering five new markets early this year, raising its profile in the Midwest and New England regions. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 8, 2015