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Beam Suntory's Legent Bourbon - Product Launch

11 Mar 2019

Beam Suntory has launched new Bourbon Legent that was distilled by Jim Beam's master distiller and blended by Suntory's chief blender.

How did Coca-Cola Amatil perform in 2018? - results data

25 Feb 2019

A disappointing 12 months in Australia has been bolstered by improving sales of third-party alcohol brands in 2018 for Coca-Cola Amatil, in the first of a two-year "transition phase" for the group.

Beam Suntory takes Courvoisier Sherry Cask Finish to US

25 Feb 2019

Beam Suntory has extended the release of the Sherry-cask-finished expression of Courvoisier Cognac to the US.

How did Beam Suntory and Suntory Holdings perform in 2018? - results data

15 Feb 2019

Suntory Holdings has reported a mid-single-digit lift in full-year sales from its alcohol operations in 2018, with Beam Suntory posting growth for most of its major brands.

Beam Suntory turns ABV Brands into Beam Suntory South Africa

11 Feb 2019

Beam Suntory, the global spirits division of Suntory Holdings, has renamed a South African distributor it took full control of last year.

Jim Beam goes global in latest ad campaign - segment data

6 Feb 2019

Beam Suntory has released details of a new worldwide marketing push for the Jim Beam brand.

A tentative start for spirits at the Super Bowl - just-drinks thinks

4 Feb 2019

Last week, in the just-drinks pre-game round-up of the beverage industry's Super Bowl ads, we noted that this year's offerings threw up little in the way of surprise. Once again, there were the usual suspects supporting their biggest brands inside the most expensive real estate in marketing.

What beverage ads will air at Super Bowl 2019? - Focus

1 Feb 2019

Advertisers love to spring a surprise or two in their Super Bowl campaigns - anything to get people talking, and tweeting. In terms of which beverage companies are taking part, however, 2019 lacks any real shocks.

"We've still got a job to do" - just-drinks speaks to Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes

1 Feb 2019

Earlier this week, Diageo released its results for the second half of 2018. The group posted a 7.5% increase in sales from the six months to the end of December. Late yesterday, just-drinks spoke to Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes as he travelled between media interviews in London.

Where are all the female CEOs? Ask again in 2029 - Comment

29 Jan 2019

Last year saw a raft of CEOs from global drinks firms announce their intentions to either move on or retire. As the stories unfolded, it became clear that those of us hoping for more female leaders in the industry would potentially have to wait another ten years.

Anheuser-Busch InBev puts overhauled Bon & Viv Spiked Seltzer on Super Bowl stage

17 Jan 2019

Anheuser-Busch InBev has handed a debut Super Bowl commercial slot to its newly-reformulated alcoholic seltzer brand Bon & Viv's Spiked Seltzer.

What's coming up in brown spirits in 2019? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - Comment

15 Jan 2019

After the excesses of December, brown spirits commentator Neil Ridley takes a cursory glance into what 2019 is likely to bring, including a few shake-ups in the no-/low-alcohol segment of the category.

The spirits category in 2019 - just-drinks predicts

20 Dec 2018

In just-drinks' spirits review of 2018, we looked back at the year just passed. But, what is in store for 2019? We take a look into our crystal ball to predict the biggest news and trends for the year ahead.

The spirits category in 2018 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part III - FREE TO ACCESS

19 Dec 2018

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, deputy editor Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category.

Maker’s Mark global activation to push "purposeful inefficiency" with Scarlett Johansson - video

4 Dec 2018

Beam Suntory has lined up a worldwide marketing push for Maker’s Mark, highlighting the Bourbon brand’s home in Kentucky.

Anheuser-Busch InBev, Beam Suntory to co-host Repeal Day campaign

30 Nov 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev and Beam Suntory have ramped up a marketing partnership over their two main brands with a Budwesier and Jim Beam campaign celebrating Prohibition's repeal.

Where can RTD and cider categories find future growth? - Research in Focus

30 Nov 2018

The world's RTD brands can benefit from a growing market over the next few years, but divergent trends involving premiumisation and health consciousness will create varied conditions in the category's major markets.

Greg Hughes to move into Beam Suntory's vacant North America president seat

16 Nov 2018

Beam Suntory has named a new head of its North America operations, filling the position vacated by Albert Baladi's upcoming move to become group CEO.

Who could buy Brockmans Gin? - What just-drinks thinks

1 Nov 2018

Brockmans Gin is reportedly up for sale, and could be set to go the same way as many of its gin start-up peers, snapped up by international spirits companies keen to jump aboard the gin boom.

Beam Suntory's Kilbeggan Small Batch Rye - Product Launch

29 Oct 2018

Beam Suntory has launched a rye whiskey under its Irish brand Kilbeggan.

Beam Suntory announces Amazon-exclusive Bowmore whisky

15 Oct 2018

Islay single malt whisky distillery Bowmore has lined up its first ever Amazon-exclusive bottling.

Beam Suntory readies succession as CEO Matt Shattock set to stand down next year

4 Oct 2018

The head of Beam Suntory, Matt Shattock will step down as CEO in April, after ten years in the hot seat.

Beam Suntory's Jim Beam Repeal Batch - Product Launch

19 Sep 2018

Beam Suntory has unveiled a limited release addition to its Jim Beam portfolio to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition in the US.

Beam Suntory's Bowmore 27 Year Old Port Cask - Product Launch

12 Sep 2018

Beam Suntory has rounded off the Vintner's Trilogy range from its Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky portfolio, almost a year after the range was initially launched.

Beam Suntory deepens ties with De Kuyper Royal Distillers in Netherlands

3 Sep 2018

Beam Suntory has extended its distribution agreement with De Kuyper Royal Distillers in the Netherlands.

Beam Suntory gives Houston Astros, New York Mets fans Effen vodka treat

24 Aug 2018

Beam Suntory has released a pair of limited edition bottles for its Effen vodka brand in the US, one each for fans of the Houston Astros and New York Mets baseball teams.

How did Beam Suntory and Suntory Holdings perform in their H1? - results data

7 Aug 2018

Beam Suntory has been credited with having performed well in the six months to the end of June, with parent Suntory Holdings fighting headwinds elsewhere, in both beer and soft drinks.

Beam Suntory CEO joins Clorox board

27 Jul 2018

Beam Suntory chairman & CEO Matt Shattock has been appointed as a director of consumer goods business The Clorox Co, with effect from 1 August.

How will the coming years treat the gin segment? - Research in Focus

12 Jul 2018

As the global gin bandwagon rolls on, growth is set to continue in the vast majority of markets around the world – although the US is yet to fulfil its potential.

Anheuser-Busch InBev links with Burger King for "Whassup!" revival - video

28 Jun 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev has teamed up with Burger King to bring its 1990s "Whassup!" Budweiser ad to a new generation of consumers.

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