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Interview, Part 2: Great North Distributors’ Doug Wieland

In the second part of our interview with Doug Wieland, the president of Southern Glazer’s Canada and cannabis subsidiary Great North Distributors discusses the parallels between cannabis and beverage alcohol, as well as what form factors he sees driving Canada’s recreational cannabis market now that Legalization 2.0 is underway. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 21, 2020

News Briefs for January 10, 2020

•Baron Philippe de Rothschild Chile has appointed New York-based Monsieur Touton Selection as the exclusive U.S. importer for Chilean wines Escudo Rojo and Mapu. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 10, 2020

News Briefs for January 8, 2020

•Tequila Partida, part of the Edrington portfolio, has announced a national release for its Single Barrel Reserve Reposado. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 8, 2020

Interview, Part 1: Southern Glazer’s Doug Wieland On The Progress Of Cannabis Subsidiary Great North

Southern Glazer’s, through its subsidiary Great North Distributors, has been among the key beverage alcohol players branching into cannabis in Canada’s recreational market. While Canada’s adult-use cannabis category has seen its share of growing pains over the past year—among them oversupply and an uneven retail rollout—Great North and others have been laying the groundwork for future growth. According to Statistics Canada, adult-use retail sales totaled C$908 million ($690m) from October 2018 through September of last year, with more than 400 brick-and-mortar retailers in operation. Shanken News Daily executive editor Daniel Marsteller caught up with Doug Wieland, president of both Southern Glazer’s Canada and Great North, to get an update on progress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 7, 2020

News Briefs for December 17, 2019

•Puerto Rico rum maker Destilería Serrallés has launched Don Q Single Barrel 2009, the latest label in the brand’s Signature Release series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 17, 2019

U.S. Wine And Spirits Wholesalers Dive Into E-Commerce

E-commerce now accounts for roughly 11% of all retail sales in the U.S., according to the Department of Commerce, and is growing at around 13% annually, far ahead of the broader market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 22, 2019

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