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Daily Archive: January 19, 2018

Hennessy’s Progress Drives Cognac To New Heights In 2017

With market leader Hennessy firing on all cylinders, U.S. Cognac shipments surged last year, as volume and value both rose by double-digits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2018

Beam, Stoli Tussle Over Costello Appointment

Beam Suntory is taking aim at former executive Rudy Costello, who recently resigned to become chief commercial officer at Stoli Group USA, asserting Costello’s new role violates a non-compete agreement he signed with Beam in August of 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2018

News Briefs for January 19, 2018

•Rémy Cointreau has posted organic net sales up 5.5% to €862 million ($1.1b) for the nine months through December, with growth driven by progress for its flagship Rémy Martin brand. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for January 19, 2018

•The Lyft ride-sharing service is teaming up with Chicago’s Baderbrau Brewing to market a new beer brand called Five Star Lager. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 19, 2018