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Daily Archive: April 8, 2016

Interview: Costco’s Dominance In Wine

Costco—the second-largest retailer by revenue in the world—is a major beverage alcohol force. The company posted $3.6 billion in revenue from wine, spirits and beer in its most recent fiscal year, with wine representing half of that total. SND sister publication Market Watch recently spoke with assistant general merchandise manager for beverage alcohol Annette Alvarez-Peters for an update on the chain’s progress. Continue reading →

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Clyde May’s Whiskey Looks To Become A Player In The Premium Spirits Arena

Clyde May’s Whiskey, named for a notorious Alabama moonshiner who died in 1990, was acquired in 2014 by a group led by investor James Ammeen. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for April 8, 2016

•Pernod Ricard USA has appointed Julien Hémard to the newly created position of chief commercial officer, effective July 1. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for April 8, 2016

•Michigan-based Founders Brewing is debuting Sumatra Mountain Brown, an imperial brown ale, as its latest specialty brew. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 8, 2016