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Beam Suntory’s Sales Rise On The Strength Of Its Bourbon Range

Beam Suntory, the spirits arm of Japanese conglomerate Suntory Ltd., achieved a mid-single digit sales increase in the first nine months of 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 4, 2016

Interview, Part 1: Tim Hassett, President, Americas, Beam Suntory

The third-largest spirits player nationally, Beam Suntory saw its U.S. volume climb by an estimated 1% to 21.7 million nine-liter cases in 2015, according to Impact Databank. Among its top brands, Jim Beam grew 3% to 4.3 million cases, while Sauza rose 4% to 2.2 million cases and Maker’s Mark advanced 6% to 1.4 million cases. Upscale whiskies Knob Creek, Basil Hayden’s and Laphroaig all increased by double-digits, while Pinnacle vodka declined slightly. Consumer goods veteran Tim Hassett was named president, North America, at Beam Suntory in 2014—the same year as Suntory’s $16 billion acquisition of Beam Inc.—and last year added responsibility for South America. SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller recently met with Hassett to look at Beam Suntory’s U.S. roadmap. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 12, 2016

News Briefs for March 19, 2015

•Maison Alex Gambal, the small Burgundy négociant, has acquired 19 acres of vineyards in the Côte d’Or for an undisclosed price. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 19, 2015

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