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Moonshine’s Growth Slows, But Key Brands Stick To Their Guns

Moonshine, one of the most vibrant spirits growth segments of recent years, has seen its momentum ease lately, prompting some players to leave the category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 3, 2015

Captain Morgan Targets Shot Occasion With New Cannon Blast Extension

Aiming to bolster its presence in the on-premise shot occasion, Diageo is extending Captain Morgan with a new offering called Cannon Blast. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 3, 2015

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

Brown-Forman’s U.S. Sales Jump 10% In First Quarter, Boosted By Tennessee Fire

Brown-Forman recorded impressive U.S. growth in its fiscal first quarter ended in July, with sales rising 10% on an underlying basis. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 26, 2015

Plenty Of Upside For Deep Eddy, But Price May Have Been Steep As Well

Following last Thursday’s acquisition of Impact “Hot Brand” Deep Eddy vodka by Heaven Hill Brands, Deep Eddy CEO Eric Dopkins says it’s “business as usual,” as the brand’s new owners look to continue its explosive growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2015

Exclusive: Upscale Medea Vodka Targets 100,000-Case Threshold As It Enters On-Premise

Vodka may have cooled off in the U.S. market amid the whisk(e)y boom, but some of the category’s emerging players are standing out from the crowd in a variety of ways. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 21, 2015

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