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Rum Loses Ground In U.S., But $15-And-Up Segment Enjoys Progress, Sees Upside

Despite consumer tastes in the U.S. moving in the direction of aged spirits and full-flavored offerings, the rum category has been slow to make meaningful volume advances in recent years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 23, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Diageo North America President Larry Schwartz To Retire After Illustrious 40-Year Drinks Industry Career

Diageo North America president Larry Schwartz has announced his retirement, 40 years to the day after he began his illustrious career in the drinks industry. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 15, 2015

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

Exclusive: Challenging Year For Top 100 Spirits Brands, But Bourbon Rides High

Impact’s exclusive report on the top 100 premium spirits brands worldwide reveals that 2014 was a challenging year for the industry’s biggest-volume players. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2015

News Briefs for February 12, 2015

•Beam Suntory has introduced two new offerings under its Skinnygirl brand, a Spicy Lime Margarita and a Pinot Noir, bringing the franchise to a total of 20 products. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 12, 2015

Diageo’s First Half Profit Falls By 18% As Most Top Brands Suffer Sales Declines

Diageo’s net profit fell by 18% in its fiscal first half (ended December 31, 2014), as the drinks giant’s North American sales slipped by 2% and its struggles in Asia continued. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 29, 2015

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