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Absolut Writedown Hurts Pernod’s Profits, But Company Carves Out 2% Sales Growth

Pernod Ricard achieved 2% organic sales growth in its recently ended fiscal year (positive currency exchange impact pushed reported sales to +8%), but its flagship Absolut vodka brand is weighing down the French drinks giant. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 27, 2015

Special Report, Part 1: Luxury Tequila’s Robust Growth Takes Category To New Heights

Tequila, perhaps more than any other spirits category, has undergone a dramatic transition within the U.S. market over the past two decades. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 13, 2015

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

Chivas Brothers Opens New Dalmunach Distillery In Speyside

Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers unit has upped its Scotch whisky production capacity with the opening of its new Dalmunach distillery in Speyside. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 22, 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

Brown Spirits Ramp Up Innovation Efforts, As Flavored Vodka Shifts Gears

With vodka’s growth cooling and the whisk(e)y renaissance in full swing, brown spirits are leading innovation efforts across the U.S. market, courting both connoisseurs with upscale, craft-like offerings and neophytes with a variety of entry-level and flavored options. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 12, 2015

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