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Diageo North America Sales Turn Positive In Third Quarter As Global Revenue Slips

Diageo posted a 0.7% global decline in net sales in its third quarter, ended in March, as Asia Pacific (-6%) and Latin America (-10%), two formerly high-flying emerging markets, weighed down results. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2015

Bacardi Merges Global Creative, Digital And Media Duties With BBDO, OMD

Bacardi Ltd. is consolidating the creative, digital and media operations for its core portfolio via a new partnership with BBDO Worldwide and Omnicom Group’s OMD Worldwide. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2015

SABMiller Achieves Global Growth Despite U.S. Softness

SABMiller achieved volume and revenue growth in its recently completed fiscal year, even as it endured depletion declines in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2015

News Briefs for April 16, 2015

•St. Cloud, Minnesota-based Coborn’s Inc. has agreed to purchase western Wisconsin’s Marketplace Foods, a chain of four grocery stores, each with an adjacent liquor store. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2015

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 16, 2015

•St. Louis-based The Legendary Hatfield & McCoy Family Brand LLC has launched a new American whiskey in key U.S. markets. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 16, 2015

Rémy Cointreau Rebounds In Fourth Quarter With Double-Digit Sales Growth

After facing declining sales for the first nine months of its fiscal year, Rémy Cointreau posted a sharp turnaround, with organic sales up 23.4%, to around €224 million ($238m), for its fourth quarter ended March 31. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 15, 2015

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