It seems like Tito's Handmade Vodka cannot be stopped. The Texas-based vodka has usurped Pernod Ricard's Absolut for the title of exclusive vodka supplier on United Airlines flights.
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You'll recall lawmakers in Missouri are currently contemplating a set of proposals that would reverse the Eighth Circuit court's definition of "franchise" that was established in the Missouri Beverage Company v. Shelton Brothers decision...
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You may recall (see WSD 08-08-2012 ) over the last six months The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and other non-US Caribbean rum producing countries have been threatening to take their grievances over the American rum cover-over subsidy to...
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In a move that was widely anticipated, Diageo has announced that ceo Paul Walsh is stepping down after 13 years with the company. Coo Ivan Menezes will succeed him, effective July 1. Paul will stay on at Diageo for another year to suppor...
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We reported earlier this morning that long-time Diageo ceo Paul Walsh is stepping down in July, at which time coo Ivan Menezes will take over. However, the company won't be toasting his retirement until June 2014 as Paul will stay on to ...
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And so the 70th annual Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Association convention is in our rear view mirror, and what an eventful event it was. It's not hard to believe that spirits sold 206 million cases (up 3.6%) in 2012, and wine sold 318 m...
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Every quarter UBS puts out the results of a wholesaler survey to gauge how the normally silent second-tier views the market. The March survey results show that on the whole, wholesalers remain pretty positive about the industry, but they...
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Despite going up against its toughest comparison of the year, Beam Inc. is pleased with the results it delivered in its first quarter of 2013, ending March 31. Power brands and rising stars like Pinnacle, Maker's Mark, Skinnygirl and Sau...
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In a move that significantly increases market share and coverage, Johnson Brothers and Wirtz Beverage Group have agreed on a spirits brokerage partnership for the state of Iowa. Both already have operations in the state, but by combining...
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Italian Prosecco brand Valdo has made its mark on Europe as the leading Prosecco in Italy and Germany with a 13% and 18% market share, respectively. In 2009, after realizing the growth potential of prosecco in the US, Valdo introduced Pr...
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