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Roust Inc switches Belgium, Luxembourg distribution from Remy Cointreau to Alcobrands

12 Mar 2018

Roust Inc has dropped Remy Cointreau as its distributor in Belgium and Luxembourg.

Maxxium UK rebranded as Edrington-Beam Suntory UK Distribution

7 Mar 2018

Maxxium UK, the distribution arm of Edrington and Beam Suntory, has been renamed to better reflect its surviving members.

Beam Suntory hands core distribution to De Kuyper Royal Distillers in Netherlands

29 Nov 2017

Beam Suntory is to realign its distribution in the Netherlands next year, linking up with the family-owned De Kuyper Royal Distillers for some of its core brands.

Beam Suntory splits UK distribution between Catalyst Brands and Maxxium

4 Mar 2016

Beam Suntory has moved the UK distribution of its Sauza Tequilas, Larios Premium 12 gin and Kilbeggan and Tyrconnell whiskey brands from Maxxium to Conviviality's Catalyst Brands.

Beam Suntory uses on-trade to bolster Courvoisier campaign

14 Jan 2016

Beam Suntory has enlisted the global on-trade to add weight to its latest Courvoisier Cognac activation. 

Roust hands Dutch distribution to De Kuyper Royal Distillers

16 Nov 2015

Roust, the owner of Russian Standard vodka, has appointed a new distributor in the Netherlands.

The Black Grouse becomes The Famous Grouse Smoky Black

16 Sep 2015

Edrington has lined up a revamp of its The Black Grouse Scotch whisky brand that includes a name change.

Product Launch - Edrington's The Famous Grouse Mellow Gold

14 Jul 2015

Edrington has launched a new The Famous Grouse expression as it attempts to “challenge perceptions” around blended Scotch.

just a While Ago - On 26 June in...

26 Jun 2015

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Edrington Americas makes senior appointments

11 Jun 2015

Edrington Americas has made several senior appointments.

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20 Apr 2015

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Product Launch - Beam Suntory's Laphroaig 15-Year-Old

20 Apr 2015

As part of the 200th anniversary celebrations for Islay single malt Scotch whisky Laphroaig, brand owner Beam Suntory has announced the limited re-release of the Laphroaig 15-year-old expression.

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1 Apr 2015

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Maxxium UK appoints new MD

10 Mar 2015

Maxxium UK is promoting an internal candidate to head up the unit in the wake of Huw Pennell's upcoming departure.

Beam Suntory launches Kilbeggan 8-year-old into Travel Retail

4 Feb 2015

Beam Suntory has added the eight-year-old Kilbeggan single grain Irish whiskey to its Travel Retail portfolio.

Review of the Year 2014 - Part IV: Spirits

16 Dec 2014

It's that time of year when just-drinks takes a look back at the past 12 months. Here, in part three of our final management briefing of the year, Andy Morton, reviews the major spirits stories of 2014.

just a While Ago - On 20 November in...

20 Nov 2014

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Beam Suntory to roll out "Scotch-infused" Bourbon Kentucky Dram

30 Oct 2014

Beam Suntory is to launch a Jim Beam extension mixed with Scotch exclusively into Travel Retail next year.

LIVE BLOG: Tax Free World Association World Exhibition 2014 Cannes - Monday

27 Oct 2014

The 30th Tax Free World Association exhibition is underway in Cannes. just-drinks reporter Andy Morton is there to keep you informed in this live blog as he meets top management from the Travel Retail sector and attends industry events. Get in touch at or through just-drinks' social media.

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: Beam Suntory's Courvoisier Extravagance

10 Sep 2014

Beam Suntory has launched an extension of its Courvoisier Cognac brand in the Travel Retail channel.

Comment - Rouble Plunge Heaps Pressure on Travel Retail

7 Aug 2014

It's been almost three years since I first went to the Tax Free World Association exhibition, the premier global Travel Retail event held every October in Cannes. The sun shone, and exhibitors chatted happily about the tremendous growth the Chinese and Russians were bringing to the sector.

TRAVEL RETAIL: Beam Suntory launches Jim Beam Signature Craft 12-Year airport push

6 Aug 2014

Beam Suntory's Travel Retail unit, Maxxium, has launched a digital airport activation for Jim Beam Signature Craft 12-Year as it ramps up support for the small-batch Bourbon.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Berry Bros & Rudd Spirits' The Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve

15 Jul 2014

The spirits division of Berry Bros & Rudd has announced the launch of the latest expression from its The Glenrothes Scotch whisky portfolio.

UK: Edrington updates bottle for Naked Grouse

14 Jul 2014

Edrington has confirmed details of a packaging revamp for its Naked Grouse blended Scotch in the UK.

UK: Beam Suntory's Jim Beam Rye gets UK launch

20 Jun 2014

Beam Suntory's Jim Beam Rye brand is being rolled out to the UK this month.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Beam Suntory Inc's Laphroaig Select

19 May 2014

Beam Suntory has lined up a permanent edition to its Laphroaig Scotch whisky portfolio.

US: Treasury Wine Estates appoints new Beringer brand chief

16 Apr 2014

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has recruited a former E&J Gallo and Heinz executive to take responsibility for its Beringer wine brand domestically and globally.

ASIA: Distell tasks new Travel Retail Asia head with spirits growth

3 Mar 2014

Distell has appointed a new general manager for its Asia Pacific Travel Retail arm.

just The Preview - Beam Inc's Q4 & FY

5 Feb 2014

Beam Inc will release its fourth-quarter and year-to-date results today (5 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of December.

Analysis - The Departure of Remy Cointreau's CEO

3 Jan 2014

As one would expect, yesterday's news that Remy Cointreau's CEO, Frederic Pflanz, has stepped down after just three months in the role hit the French company's share price this morning.





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