William Grant & Sons
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With 2015 drawing to a close, just-drinks looks back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry. Here, deputy editor Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category.
Since forming in 1978, privately-owned Halewood Wines & Spirits has quietly carved a niche in the UK's beer, wine, spirits and RTD categories, through the Lambrini, Red Square vodka and Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer brands. However, performance has suffered in the years following founder John Halewood's death. In the first of a two-part interview, group CEO Stewart Hainsworth talks to just-drinks' deputy editor, Lucy Britner, about his vision for the group's future growth as well as Russian oligarchs and the company's recent stake purchase in The Pogues Irish whiskey.
In the second part of this week's just-drinks interview, William Grant & Sons' chief commercial officer, Simon Hunt, discusses the growing role played by craft spirits, the group's core markets and future targets, and the thinking that allowed The Glenlivet to overtake Glenfiddich as the world's biggest-selling single malt Scotch whisky brand.
William Grant & Sons has launched two single malt Irish whiskeys in the US a month after their UK release.
William Grant & Sons has released two whiskies under its new Experimental Series banner.
William Grant & Sons has launched 14- and 18-year-old Tullamore Dew Irish whiskies on a limited release.
William Grant & Sons has refused to rule out a first extension for its Hendrick's Gin brand.
The former head of William Grant & Sons, Stella David, has returned to her previous employer Bacardi, this time as a director.
William Grant & Sons has readied the release of the latest iteration from its long-running Tun expressions of The Balvenie single malt Scotch whisky.
William Grant & Sons has confirmed a change of leader for its Global Travel Retail division.
William Grant & Sons has joined the growing trend for virtual reality marketing with a 360-degree tour of its Glenfiddich distillery.
William Grant & Sons has confirmed the pending departure of the director of its Travel Retail operations in Europe.
William Grant & Sons UK unit has overhauled its Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Gran Reserva single malt whisky packaging as it looks to highlight the brand's finishing process.
William Grant & Sons has lined up a global packaging refresh for its Wood's Old Navy Rum.
William Grant & Sons has appointed a new marketing head for its Americas Travel Retail unit.
William Grant & Sons has launched the first of six short films in support of The Balvenie.
William Grant & Sons has partnered with Travel Retail operator DFS to launch a 21-year-old iteration of its The Balvenie single malt Scotch brand.
William Grant & Sons has appointed three executives to manage its US regions and channels, in a move that sees the "evolution" of the spirits group's commercial structure in the country.
Pernod Ricard has taken over US distribution of its wine aperitif, Lillet, from William Grant & Sons.
William Grant & Sons' CEO, Stella David, is to leave the Glenfiddich owner after six years in the job.
Diageo has said it wants to fix its malt Scotch "underperformance" in Travel Retail, with plans to lead the category by 2018.
William Grant & Sons has unveiled plans for a multi-million pound capacity upgrade at its Glenfiddich distillery in Speyside.
William Grant & Sons has confirmed the appointment of a former Diageo executive to head its Latin America operations.
William Grant & Sons is to launch a new Kininvie expression, a 23-year-old.
Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & water.
just-drinks is in Cannes this week at the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.
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