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US: Castle Brands trims losses in H1

15 Nov 2011

Castle Brands has said that a combination of higher net sales on key brands and job cuts are moving the company towards the black, after it trimmed losses in the first half of its fiscal year.

just On Call - SABMiller sizes up Africa beer bounty

14 Oct 2011

SABMiller is focusing on local premium beers in Africa and believes that there is an untapped US$3.7bn of sales across nine of its key markets on the continent.

US: Castle Brands appoints marketing senior VP

8 Sep 2011

Castle Brands has appointed Alejandra Peña as its senior VP of global marketing.

UK: Halewood International Crabbie's brand signs Scottish Open deal

21 Jun 2011

Halewood International has said that its Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer will again sponsor the Scottish Open golf tournament.

US: Castle Brands hamstrung by prior-year gains in Q3

15 Feb 2011

Castle Brands has seen net losses in its fiscal third quarter soar as a prior-year foreign exchange gain went up against a foreign exchange loss in the three-month period.

September 2010 Management Briefing - Innovation in the Drinks Industry – Part II

7 Sep 2010

A little healthy competition can drive innovation – and often pays off for those who think outside the box. The beverage industry is no exception, and drinks industry awards continue to recognise some of the industry’s most creative ideas.

US: Scion Spirits teams with Gemini Spirits & Wine for Coole Swan in US

18 Aug 2010

Scion Spirits has confirmed the appointment of Gemini Spirits & Wine as US importer for its cream liqueur, Coole Swan.

US: Castle Brands full-year sales rise

30 Jun 2010

Castle Brands has reported a rise in full-year sales off lower volumes for its fiscal full-year.

US: Castle Brands announces share repurchase

23 Jun 2010

Castle Brands, developer and international marketer of premium alcoholic drinks, has announced a US$1m share repurchase.

US: Castle Brands signs premium wine deal

16 Jun 2010

Castle Brands has signed a partnership deal with New York-based Grand Cru Selections to expand its premium wine business.

US: A. de Fussigny teams with Castle Brands for US return

4 May 2010

Cognac producer A. de Fussigny is returning to the US through a distribution tie-up with Castle Brands.

S AFRICA: SABMiller gatecrashes Budweiser, FIFA World Cup party

26 Mar 2010

While Budweiser lager will be available in stadiums at this summer's FIFA World Cup, SABMiller has secured a deal with the football body to exclusively supply hundreds of thousands of fans at screenings.

US: Castle Brands cuts losses, sales rise

16 Feb 2010

Castle Brands, the international spirits and fine wine group, has cut losses and increased sales in the first nine months of its fiscal year.

US: Castle Brands cuts H1 losses

17 Nov 2009

Castle Brands has hailed "significant progress" in its goal of turning a profit after cutting losses in the first six months of its fiscal year.

NORWAY: Castle Brands partners with Arcus in Nordics

26 Oct 2009

Castle Brands Spirits Group, a subsidiary of Castle Brands, has entered into a marketing and distribution agreement covering the Nordic region with Arcus, Norway's largest spirits producer and wholesaler.

UK: National Trust to launch branded drinks, food

5 Oct 2009

The National Trust, the UK heritage charity, is to launch a range of food and drinks products, including its own beer and bread.

US: Castle Brands acquires Betts & Scholl

22 Sep 2009

Castle Brands has acquired premium wine company Betts & Scholl.

UK: Uncertainty lingers over HwCg jobs

14 Sep 2009

Job cuts are likely at the collapsed HwCg wine agency as part of the group's incorporation into rival wine merchant PLB Group, just-drinks has learnt.

AFRICA: SABMiller to build Namibia brewery, buys Maheu drinks business

8 Sep 2009

SABMiller is to expand further in Africa by building a brewery in Namibia and buying the non-alcoholic Maheu drinks business of Trade Kings Ltd in Zambia.

Product Launch - US: Castle Brands' Jefferson’s Presidential Select 17 year

20 Aug 2009

Castle Brands' Jefferson’s Presidential Select 17 year

UK: HwCg goes to the wall, PLB steps in

19 Aug 2009

UK-based wine agency HwCg has gone into administration, with family-owned rival PLB stepping in to acquire its assets.

US: Private placement helps improve Castle Brands' Q1 losses

17 Aug 2009

Castle Brands has posted a strong reduction in net losses for its first fiscal quarter.

US: Castle Brands FY sales slip, trims losses

29 Jun 2009

Castle Brands, the US-based spirits group, has reported a slip in net sales and reduced net losses for its fiscal full-year.

UK: This Water launches in glass bottles

5 May 2009

UK fruit beverage company This Water has launched three of its recipes in glass bottle formats.

US: Reduced A&P spend slows losses at Castle Brands

18 Feb 2009

Castle Brands has trimmed back its losses in the first nine months of its fiscal year, despite slowing sales in the period.

The Losh Cause - Australian wine

27 Jan 2009

The best laid plans, as they say, can go awry. However, for Chris Losh, the Australian wine industry’s Direction to 2025 plan has not only been overtaken by events in the country’s main markets but was overly optimistic and ill-conceived to begin with.

US: Losses deepen for Castle Brands in H1

17 Nov 2008

Castle Brands has slipped deeper into the red in its first half, with net sales hampered by tax rises in Ireland.

US: Castle Brands completes cash infusion

22 Oct 2008

Castle Brands has said that it has completed a cash infusion of US$15m, designed to improve the drinks group's stability by cutting debt.

US: Castle Brands seals cash infusion deal

13 Oct 2008

Castle Brands has said that it has boosted company stability by signing a cash infusion deal worth US$15m.

US: Castle Brands moves to boost stability

9 Oct 2008

Castle Brands has said it is in advanced discussions to receive a US$12.5m cash infusion, as the drinks group looks to make itself more secure.




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