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Interview, Part 1: Pete Carr, President, Bacardi North America

Pete Carr was appointed regional president of Bacardi North America in 2014, marking another milestone in a 25-year drinks industry career that has also included time as executive vice president, Glazer’s; president, U.S. Spirits, Diageo; and president, Diageo-Guinness USA. Since joining Bacardi, Carr has engineered the family-owned spirits giant’s new national alignment with Southern Glazer’s and led the effort to reinvigorate the company’s flagship rum brand with a variety of new initiatives. SND managing editor Daniel Marsteller recently spoke with Carr to discuss the latest developments within the Bacardi portfolio and what the future holds for the company.

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Posted in News on June 12, 2017

News Briefs for May 25, 2017

•Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is extending its partnership with Delegat, which owns the Oyster Bay and Barossa Valley Estate wine brands, becoming Delegat’s exclusive distributor across 32 states. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 25, 2017

Campari Posts Brisk Start To 2017, With U.S. Sales Up 7.5%

Campari has revealed a strong set of numbers for its fiscal first quarter ended in March, with U.S. sales up 7.5%. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 9, 2017

WSWA Convention Update: Gerry Ruvo, Carmine Martignetti Address General Session

The 74th Annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) convention kicked off yesterday with a general session featuring speeches by incoming WSWA chairman Carmine Martignetti and Campari America chairman Gerry Ruvo, who was presented with the Sidney Frank Innovation Award. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 20, 2017

Exclusive: Top U.S. Wine And Spirits Distributors Expect Solid Gains After Slow Start To 2017

While 2017 started off more slowly than anticipated across the wine and spirits business, the U.S. market’s major wholesalers expect conditions to improve over the course of the year, with premiumization and the expansion of craft spirits driving solid increases in value. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 19, 2017

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 28, 2017

•A bill that would permit craft distilleries to bypass wholesalers and distribute their own products directly has been proposed in Illinois by a Republican state senator, Dan McConchie, who represents a district north of Chicago. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2017

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