A new partnership between alcohol brands, online retailers and delivery platforms pledges to create robust global standards for responsible online sales and deliveries of alcohol: with AB InBev, Molson Coors, Asahi, Drizly and Uber Eats all part of the...
Social engagement with alcohol brands has risen far more than other sectors during the coronavirus pandemic. And people are particularly keen to engage with brands that are donating money or resources to coronavirus relief efforts.
Brown-Forman’s American whiskey portfolio, which includes Jack Daniel’s products and super-premium brands like Woodford Reserve and Old Forester, has shown strong growth in Q318 helped by product innovation and increased marketing efforts.
Diageo’s recent announcement of a record $1bn deal to takeover Casamigos, the fastest growing super-premium tequila brand in the US (and co-founded by George Clooney), is just the latest indicator of intensified M&A activity in the liquor segment.
Young people are exposed to ‘extensive alcohol marketing’ and governments around the world need to strengthen rules, say public health experts, as a supplement on the subject is published in the journal Addiction. But the Alcohol Information Partnership,...
Brown-Forman may have suffered a 3% loss in net sales, declining to $830m in Q2, but the CEO Paul Varga said the decline was to be expected after the company sold its Southern Comfort and Tuaca brands to Sazerac for $543.5m earlier this year.
The Alcohol Information Partnership (AIP) has been launched in the UK this week. With Diageo, Brown-Forman and Pernod Ricard among its members, the group aims to ‘ensure the debate around alcohol and alcohol misuse remains balanced’.
The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking – a group supported by global alcohol beverage companies including AB InBev, Heineken and Diageo – says ‘good progress’ has been made on a set of commitments to reduce alcohol related harm.
The Jack Daniel Distillery celebrates its 150th anniversary this year, and Brown-Forman sees the milestone as an opportunity to promote its flagship brand in a competitive market where craft is in vogue and ‘small is cool.’
Coca-Cola has taken the #3 spot in Interbrand’s annual Best Global Brands Report, which identifies the most valuable brands across the world. Pepsi, Budweiser, and Nescafé also feature in the top 100, alongside seven other well-known beverage brands.
Top whiskeys are usually discussed as the top volume sellers, but Spiros Malandrakis, senior alcoholic drinks analyst for Euromonitor, says this sometimes skews the results away from good, recognizable brands.
As voted for by you the readers - effectively - and checked by us on Google Analytics, here are our Top 10 most read news stories of 2014 – from Constellation Brands attracting the ire of craft brewers to Dr Pepper’s stevia trials.
Brown-Forman will launch cinnamon-flavored bourbon Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire across the US in 2015 and says it is working hard to ensure such flavor line extensions aren’t simply a ‘flash in the pan’.
Brown-Forman CFO Donald Berg says he is encouraged by ‘nice consumer interest’ in the Australian launch of Gentleman Jack RTD, the first market where the spirits giant has rolled out the Jack Daniel's line extension in this form.
As we await the latest Forbes league tables listing US executive pay, we look back at the 2012 list that saw Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO John Brock take the laurels as top 2011 drinks earner, trumping Muhtar Kent and PepiCo chief Indra Nooyi, though neither...
Bud Light, Smirnoff malt beverages and Budweiser were the brands most widely consumed by by 1000+ underage US drinkers over a 30-day period, according to the authors of a new study who claim to be the first to assess nationwide data.
The potential upsides in Diageo’s potential acquisition of a majority stake in India's United Spirits (USL) are clear but achieving acceptable profitability from the business may be tricky, according to one analyst.