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Monthly Archive: March 2013

DeNiro, Partners Bringing Nobu To Chicago With Hotel/Restaurant Concept

The Japanese restaurant chain Nobu, which owns establishments in more than two dozen cities on five continents, is preparing to enter the Chicago market for the first time with a combination restaurant/boutique hotel along the crowded Randolph Street nightlife corridor. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2013

Beam’s Pucker Extended With Watermelon, Aims To Stem Slide

Beam Inc. has extended its Pucker flavored vodka line with a new entry, Watermelon Wow. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2013

News Briefs for March 28, 2013

•Brazil’s government has officially recognized Bourbon and Tennessee whiskey as distinctive products of the U.S., in a move expected to help fuel an ongoing increase in U.S. whiskey exports to the South American country. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 28, 2013

IMPACT Seminar Snapshot: Ed Shirley And Simon Hunt On Global Brand-Building

A year ago this month Shanken News Daily exclusively broke the news that Bacardi Ltd. had tapped consumer goods veteran Ed Shirley as its new president and CEO. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2013

Fetzer To Intro New Single-Serve PET Packaging

Fetzer Vineyards is looking to expand its consumption occasions with single-serve PET packaging in a partnership with industry newcomer Zipz. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2013

Beam Tells SND It’s “Aiming To Own” Shot Occasion With Hornitos Lime Shot

Beam Inc. is launching a new addition to its Hornitos Tequila brand, Hornitos Lime Shot. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2013

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