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Exclusive: Bacardi’s Pete Carr On The New Alliance With Southern Glazer’s

Editor’s Note: In this exclusive interview, Pete Carr, regional president of Bacardi North America, spoke with Marvin R. Shanken, chairman of M. Shanken Communications, about his company’s new alliance with Southern Glazer’s and what it signifies for the future.

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Posted in News on January 12, 2016

Exclusive: Gekkeikan Sake Moves From Sidney Frank To Shaw-Ross

Shaw-Ross International Importers has become the exclusive U.S. importer for Gekkeikan sake, SND has learned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 4, 2015

Walmart Gains An Ally In Kroger In Texas Spirits Push, But Publix Objects To Florida Bill

Walmart has fresh support for its bid to sell spirits in Texas, as supermarket chain Kroger has joined a new legislative push to allow publicly traded companies to sell liquor in the Lone Star State. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 20, 2015

Interview, Part 1: Total Wine Aims For $3B In Sales Within Five Years

Within a U.S. drinks market where multi-state retail and on-premise chains are steadily amplifying their influence, Maryland-based Total Wine & More, which reached 100 stores and $1.5 billion in sales last year, has been a trailblazer. Now in 16 states, Total Wine continues to expand rapidly and has set ambitious targets in terms of both revenues and store locations for the years ahead. In this first part of a two-part interview with SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller, company president and co-owner David Trone details Total Wine’s plans to conquer new territory across a range of markets and discusses which categories are driving growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 22, 2014

Wal-Mart’s Push For Expanded Spirits Sales In Florida Hits Roadblock

Florida state Senator Bill Galvano has withdrawn a bill for consideration in the Regulated Industries Committee that would have loosened requirements for spirits retailers in the state and paved the way for expanded grocery sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 11, 2014

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