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Interview, Part 2: Pernod Ricard’s Paul Duffy

In the second part of our interview with Paul Duffy, the Pernod Ricard North America chairman and CEO discusses the recent acquisition of craft distiller Smooth Ambler, as well as the company’s efforts in the rising Cognac and Tequila categories. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 15, 2017

News Briefs for March 1, 2017

•Brown-Forman’s Slane Distillery is nearing completion and is set to begin producing Irish whiskey by July 2017. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 1, 2017

Mobile Drinks Rebate App bevRAGE Off To Fast Start

Since launching last August, mobile beverage rebate app bevRAGE has hit $1.5 million in cash rebates to its customers on beer, wine and spirits purchases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 21, 2017

Solid Growth In U.S. Drives Pernod To 4% Sales Gain In First Half

Pernod Ricard achieved 4% organic sales growth (+2% reported) to €5.06 billion ($5.41b) in the first half of its fiscal year, as the U.S. market drove gains while conditions improved in China, Russia and travel retail. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 9, 2017

News Briefs for January 18, 2017

•Johnson Brothers, one of the country’s largest spirits and wine distributors, has entered the West Virginia market through a partnership with Mountain State Beverage. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 18, 2017

Pernod’s U.S. Upswing Continues In First Quarter, With Sales Rising Nearly 5%

Pernod Ricard followed up solid U.S. sales growth in its last fiscal year with a strong first quarter (ending September 30). Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 20, 2016

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