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Exclusive: U.S. Spirits Outperformed Beer And Wine For Fifth Consecutive Year in 2016

The U.S. spirits market expanded for the 21st consecutive year in 2016, with a modest 2.5% gain to 221 million nine-liter cases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 6, 2017

Top Whisk(e)y Brands Make Big Gains In 2016, Sparked By Innovation

The U.S. market’s top-selling whisk(e)y brands were all solidly on the rise in 2016.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 12, 2017

New Products Report: U.S. Wine Market Embraces Innovation

The U.S. wine market hit another all-time high in 2016 in consumption volume terms, according to Impact Databank, bolstered in part by American drinkers’ affinity for new, competitively-priced styles—particularly red blends—as well as a growing interest in alternative packaging formats, including premium-boxed and single-serve wines. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 4, 2017

Exclusive: Top 25 Spirits Brands Advance By Nearly 5% In 2016, Reports Impact Databank

While both craft spirits and smaller high-end offerings from the big players are fast making headway, the U.S. market’s biggest spirits brands continue to drive growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 22, 2016

High-End Liqueurs Defy Trends As Baileys, Grand Marnier Make Progress

While the U.S. liqueurs category has been struggling overall—projected to slip 1% to 18.7 million nine-liter cases this year, according to Impact Databank—a number of key brands retailing above $25 a bottle are in growth mode. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 19, 2016

Impact Databank Projects 2.5% Growth For U.S. Spirits Market

The U.S. spirits market is on pace to advance by 2.5% to 221 million nine-liter cases this year, according to Impact Databank projections, following a five-year period in which the market averaged 2.4% annual growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 16, 2016

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