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Diageo To Launch New $1.9 Billion Offer To Raise Its Stake In USL To 55%

Diageo says it will offer up to $1.9 billion to shareholders of Indian spirits giant United Spirits Ltd. (USL) to raise its stake in the company from 28.8% to 54.8%. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 15, 2014

Scotch Exports Flat Amid China’s Dropoff, But Single Malt Propels U.S. To Record High

Scotch exports were flat by value in 2013 due largely to a sharp dropoff in China, but the category reached a record-high in the U.S. as its single malt segment continued to expand markedly. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 11, 2014

Absolut Partners With Local Entrepreneurs On Micro-Distilling Project, Our/Vodka

Pernod Ricard-owned Absolut vodka is introducing a new vodka series in partnership with local entrepreneurs around the globe. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 3, 2014

News Briefs for April 2, 2014

•Mike’s Hard Lemonade Co. is celebrating its 15th anniversary with the release of new flavored products, a redesigned logo and packaging and a refocused media push. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 2, 2014

Interview, Part 1: Pernod Ricard USA President And CEO Bryan Fry

Pernod Ricard USA has been a key player in the U.S. market’s whisk(e)y boom. Jameson, Pernod’s flagship Irish whiskey brand, has been one of the market’s strongest performers—in any spirits category—and The Glenlivet has solidified its lead of the thriving single malt Scotch segment. But like the blended Scotch category as a whole, Pernod-owned Chivas Regal hasn’t ridden the whisk(e)y wave, and it’s struggling to hold its ground in the U.S. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 31, 2014

Impact Seminar Snapshot: Menezes Urges Responsibility Drive With Industry-Wide “Call To Action”

While beverage alcohol industry leaders have emphasized responsible consumption of their products in recent years, the sector continues to face intense scrutiny from government agencies, NGOs and other critics. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 21, 2014

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