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Spirits Sales Up 2.4 Percent In 52 Weeks Through September 4, IRI Numbers Show

Spirits volume growth in food and drug stores accelerated over the past two months, according to SymphonyIRI group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 15, 2011

News Briefs for September 8, 2011

• With Whole Foods pulling fast-rising Skinnygirl Margarita from its shelves and two class action suits filed in California against brand owner Beam Global in recent days, Beam and Skinnygirl creator Bethenny Frankel have said they plan to change the brand’s packaging from its current “all-natural” label to say “natural flavoring.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 8, 2011

News Briefs for August 17, 2011

•While the U.S. economy remains shaky, premium and ultra-premium spirits are rising fast in the off-premise, according to Nielsen. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 17, 2011

After Record Second Quarter, Beam Says It Will Step Up Brand Investment

Beam Global Spirits & Wine enjoyed record sales of $703 million, up 11%, in the three months through June, and says it intends to continue aggressively upping its spend behind key brands in the second half of 2011. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 4, 2011

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