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EXCLUSIVE: Impact Databank’s Fastest-Rising Vodka Brands In The U.S.

While it’s no secret that the U.S. market’s vodka category has been under siege from brown spirits recently, it still managed to grow 1.5% to 72.6 million nine-liter cases in 2014, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 5, 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

News Briefs for March 2, 2015

•Diageo’s Cîroc vodka has launched a new campaign on Instagram, making it the first alcohol brand to launch paid-for advertising on the social media platform, according to news reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 2, 2015

News Briefs for February 6, 2015

•Combs Wine & Spirits, the spirits company founded by entertainment mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs in 2013, has appointed Dia Simms to the role of president. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 6, 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

Exclusive: Vodka Quietly Continues To Carve Out Growth In U.S. Market

Amid the U.S. market’s much-publicized whisk(e)y renaissance, vodka continues to achieve consistent growth and remains the most popular spirits category by a solid margin. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 20, 2015

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