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Sobieski Is Fastest Vodka Ever To 1 Million Cases, According To Impact Databank

Belvédère SA’s Sobieski vodka brand shipped more than 1 million cases in the U.S. during the 2011 fiscal year, making it the fastest vodka ever to reach that mark, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 4, 2012

Texas Retailer Sigel’s Reveals Female-Friendly Strategy

The buying power of women has soared, with most estimates showing that female shoppers account for more than 80% of all purchasing decisions. Beverage alcohol is very much in that mix, and many liquor retailers have responded by revamping their selling strategies. Tony Bandiera Jr., owner and CEO of the 13-unit Sigel’s Beverages L.P. in Dallas, Texas, has modeled all his stores with female shoppers in mind, and the effort has paid off. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 9, 2011

Nielsen: Prepared Cocktails, Flavored Vodkas, Irish Whiskey Still Drive Off-Premise Growth

Total spirits sales grew 2.8% by volume in the 52-week period ending November 12, 2011 to 57.7 million cases, according to the latest figures from Nielsen. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 5, 2011

Amended Lawsuit Accuses Skinnygirl Of False Labeling

Beam Inc.’s Skinnygirl Margarita has been hit with an amended version of a $10 million lawsuit filed earlier this year, the New York Post reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 22, 2011

Competitively Priced Pinnacle, Upscale Cîroc Lead Potent Spirits Mix In Control States

The explosive rise of brands like Pinnacle vodka, Skinnygirl premix cocktails, Fireball cinnamon schnapps and Jack Daniel’s Tennesee Honey liqueur is sparking solid spirits growth in control states across the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 1, 2011

News Briefs for October 31, 2011

•Beam Inc. is expanding its fast-growing Skinnygirl range with Skinnygirl White Cranberry Cosmo, a vodka-based RTD cocktail with 100 calories per 4-ounce serving. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 31, 2011

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