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Daily Archive: May 27, 2011

Top Spirits Brands Struggle To Make Gains In Control States

The U.S. market’s best-selling spirits brands are still having a tough time carving out significant growth in control state markets. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 27, 2011

Spirits Numbers From SymphonyIRI Show 2.1 Percent Uptick, With Higher Tiers Outperforming Overall Category

Spirits sales in food/drug stores for the 52 weeks ending May 15, 2011 increased by 2.1% to 23.8 million nine-liter cases, according to Chicago-based SymphonyIRI Group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 27, 2011

News Briefs for May 27, 2011

• Klein Constantia, one of South Africa’s most historic wine estates, has been sold. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 27, 2011