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Monthly Archive: December 2021

Impact Databank: Upscale Tequila Brands Drive Spirits Industry Growth

Even as retail dollar gains for spirits have decelerated markedly this year, the resilient Tequila category continues to increase at double-digit rates, and among all spirits categories, only pre-mixed, single-serve cocktails have outperformed the upscale Tequila sector in 2021. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 29, 2021

News Briefs for December 28, 2021

•Lyle Stutzman, president of Johnson Brothers of Iowa, has announced his retirement, effective at the end of this year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 29, 2021

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 28, 2021

•Baltimore, Maryland’s DuClaw Brewing Company has launched three new seasonal beers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 29, 2021

Interview, Part 1: Pacific Stone CEO Skip Motsenbocker

Skip Motsenbocker recently took the reins as CEO of Pacific Stone, a Santa Barbara-based cannabis company that now claims a 6.5% market share of the flower category in California. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 28, 2021

Addressing Deceleration In U.S. Cannabis Sales, Headset Says Pandemic-Driven Surge Was An Anomaly

The onset of the pandemic last year gave cannabis sales in the U.S. a temporary sugar high that’s now receding somewhat, according to new research. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 28, 2021

Cannabis Briefs for December 28, 2021

•Las Vegas, Nevada-based cannabis retailer Planet 13 has entered a definitive arrangement to acquire California-based cannabis grower Next Green Wave for approximately $71 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 28, 2021

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