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Wine & Spirits Daily

  • Remy's US Sales Accelerate in Q2
    on October 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

    Remy Cointreau reported global organic sales growth of 7.7% in the first half of its fiscal year ended September, thanks to accelerated growth (9.1%) in the second quarter, particularly in the Americas which was up 5% in H1. […]

  • Pernod Reports Slow Start to Fiscal Year in US
    on October 18, 2018 at 4:02 pm

    Pernod Ricard kicked off its fiscal year with global organic sales up 10.4% to about $2.7 billion. But growth was more modest in the Americas, up 2% thanks to a slower quarter in the US. […]

  • Alert, Constellation Chief Rob Sands Stepping Down
    on October 17, 2018 at 9:16 pm

    After 11 years at the helm, Constellation Brands chief Rob Sands will be stepping down, effective March 1, 2019 and current president and coo Bill Newlands will take his place, reports The Wall Street Journal. […]

  • Distilled Spirits Council Names Chris Swonger New Chief
    on October 17, 2018 at 12:44 pm

    The Distilled Spirits Council has a new chief. Industry veteran Chris Swonger will take the helm of the organization, effective November 12, relieving interim chief Clarkson Hine of his duties. You'll recall, the DSC began looking for a replacement for Kraig Naasz earlier this year, who left the spirits industry to rejoin his partners at Washington2 Advocates in the Pacific Northwest [see WSD 04-27-2018]. […]

  • Kroger Dives into Wine Delivery
    on October 16, 2018 at 7:57 pm

    To stay relevant in the changing retail environment, grocers have been beefing up the e-commerce and delivery side of their businesses. The most recent announcement comes from Kroger, which has partnered with Los Angeles-based wine delivery service Drinks Holdings Inc. to offer home wine delivery in 14 states, reports Bloomberg. […]