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Daily Archive: October 5, 2015

Jameson Still Dominant, But Competitors Are Rising In The Irish Whiskey Arena

Jameson has become synonymous with Irish whiskey, but the category’s other leading brands are also enjoying considerable growth in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

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A-B InBev Expected To Up Bid Price For SABMiller

Aiming to create a brewing colossus with a global beer market share of as much as 35%, Anheuser-Busch InBev is expected to launch a revised bid for SABMiller this week, with an offer that may be more than 10% higher than its initial bid. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for October 5, 2015

•Diageo plc has named Kathryn Mikells as its new chief financial officer, replacing Deirdre Mahlan, who is moving to become president of Diageo North America. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 5, 2015

•Alaskan Brewing Co. is launching Heritage Coffee Brown Ale, a new edition within its Pilot Series of beers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 5, 2015