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Monthly Archive: February 2012

News Briefs for February 28, 2012

•Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) has expanded the roles of two region presidents. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 28, 2012

Beam Extending Skinnygirl With New Cocktails, Vodkas

Beam Inc.’s low-calorie Skinnygirl cocktail brand—which reached 586,000 cases on growth of nearly 300% last year—unveiled a line of wines earlier this month. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 27, 2012

News Briefs for February 27, 2012

Campari America (the former Skyy Spirits) has named Paolo Perego as chief operating officer effective in March. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 27, 2012

Central Market Opens New Smaller Prototype in Dallas

San Antonio, Texas-based Central Market, the gourmet grocery store division of supermarket chain H-E-B, last week opened its ninth store in the heart of North Dallas. At 35,000 square feet, the store is half the size of its other eight units, which are located in Austin, Houston, San Antonio and the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2012

News Briefs for February 24, 2012

•Oregon’s wine industry is expecting sales growth of between 7%-11% in 2012, according to research commissioned by the Oregon Wine Board. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 24, 2012

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Surging, With 59% Growth To Nearly 600,000 Cases In 2011

Even in a crowded and hyper-competitive premium vodka category, Tito’s Handmade vodka ($25 a 750-ml.) has stood out in recent years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2012

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