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Daily Archive: May 7, 2014

Exclusive: Wayne Chaplin Named Chief Executive Officer of Southern Wine & Spirits, Harvey Chaplin Remains Chairman

Wayne Chaplin, who’s currently president and COO of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, will now assume the additional title of chief executive officer, effective immediately. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for May 7, 2014

•AB-InBev’s U.S. sales to retailers fell 2.6% in the first quarter of the year—compared with an estimated beer industry decrease of 1.7%—as harsh weather during the period dampened demand. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 7, 2014

•Chico, California-based Sierra Nevada is projecting around 8% sales growth this year, following a 4% advance in 2013 and a 12% uptick in 2012. Continue reading →

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