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News Briefs for January 18, 2018

•Pernod Ricard has acquired the remaining minority stake in Avion Tequila that it didn’t already own. Pernod took majority control of Avion in 2014. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 18, 2018

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

Pernod Ricard Sees Improvement In U.S., With Full Year Sales Up 4%

After a flat performance in the U.S. market a year ago, Pernod Ricard has regained forward momentum, posting a 4% rise in net U.S. sales for its full fiscal year through June. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 1, 2016

Patrón’s Growth Continues Despite New Challengers At Tequila’s Luxury End

Patrón, which pioneered the U.S. market’s thriving luxury Tequila segment, is now facing competition from a bevy of high-end entrants including Don Julio, Avión, Casamigos and others. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 16, 2016

After Long Decline, Jose Cuervo Finds Silver Lining To Achieve Turnaround

After years of struggle while the Tequila category achieved some of the most impressive growth in the spirits business, Jose Cuervo is again on the rise.

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Posted in News on November 16, 2015

Special Report, Part 2: Fast-Rising New Entries Make Luxury Tequila Even Hotter

The luxury Tequila category, whose impressive success has been driven in recent years by brands like Patrón, Don Julio and Avión, has seen an influx of surging new entrants that are propelling the segment to even stronger growth in 2015. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 14, 2015

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