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News Briefs for June 5, 2017

•Total Wine & More has launched a campaign aimed at changing Massachusetts’ alcohol laws, which the retailer says are out-of-date and unfriendly to consumers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 5, 2017

Interview: Jonathan Yusen On William Grant & Sons’ Super-Premium Success

William Grant & Sons has enjoyed consistent double-digit growth in the U.S. market in recent years, thanks in part to the upscale, craft-like positioning of its spirits portfolio. Standout brands include Glenfiddich single malt Scotch, Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey, Milagro Tequila and Hendrick’s gin, all of which showed combined growth of nearly 150,000 cases in the U.S. market last year, according to Impact Databank. SND associate editor Christina Jelski recently caught up with Jonathan Yusen, William Grant & Sons’ president and managing director for North America, to discuss the portfolio and plans for the coming year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 7, 2016

Riding Single Malt Boom, Glenfiddich Mounts Innovation Push

With single malt far outpacing overall Scotch sales—up 9% in the U.S. last year, compared with a 0.4% decline for the total category, according to Impact Databank—William Grant & Sons’ Glenfiddich has been among the key growth drivers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 3, 2016

News Briefs for September 2, 2016

•Following yesterday’s announcement that retailers Total Wine & More and BevMax will reverse course and stop marketing spirits prices below the state-mandated minimum in Connecticut, Total Wine noted in a statement that its compromise arrangement with the state’s Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) “made no admission of wrongdoing or liability, and DCP didn’t find there to be any wrongdoing or liability on Total Wine & More’s part.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 2, 2016

Single Malt Scotch On Pace For All-Time High As Consumers Trade Up

With all its top brands in growth mode, the single malt Scotch whisky category looks poised to mark a major milestone this year and cross 1.5 million cases in U.S. volume for the first time. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 21, 2016

Exclusive: Impact Databank’s Look At Single Malt Scotch’s Top Players

While blended Scotch has been steadily losing ground in the U.S. market, the upscale single malt segment is thriving. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 15, 2015

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