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Tequila, Irish Whiskey, Premixed Cocktails Drive Spirits’ Control State Growth

Spirits volumes in control states rose by a solid 4% in the month of November to bring year-to-date growth down slightly to a cumulative 4.6%, according to NABCA. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 5, 2022

Impact Databank: Spirits’ Premium And Above Tier Driving Industry Growth

While the overall spirits category has slowed down notably in 2021 after last year’s pandemic-driven surge, brands priced at least $25 a 750-ml. bottle have maintained their strong momentum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 1, 2021

Impact’s “Hot Brand” Tequilas Continue To Soar In 2021

Last year, Tequila shipments to the U.S. surged 24% to above 28 million 9-liter cases, more than doubling in size from a decade earlier. The U.S. accounted for nearly 90% of global Tequila exports in 2020, and achieved a new milestone with 60% of shipments comprised by the higher-priced 100%-blue agave segment, an all-time high. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 23, 2021

Diageo’s Full-Year Sales Jump 16% To $17.7 Billion

Diageo this morning posted sales up 16% on an organic basis to £12.7 billion ($17.7b) for its fiscal year ended in June, with operating profit up 17.7% to £3.7 billion ($5.2b). Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 29, 2021

Interview, Part 1: Debra Crew, President, Diageo North America

Debra Crew was named president of Diageo North America last summer, having previously served on the company’s board.   Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 15, 2021

Diageo Posts Strong U.S. Growth In Fiscal First Half

Solid gains in North America led Diageo to an organic sales increase of 1% to £6.9 billion ($9.4b) in its fiscal first half ended in December, despite ongoing challenges like on-premise restrictions and a depressed travel retail market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 28, 2021

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