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CFO Chris Robinson exits Berry Bros & Rudd

20 Aug 2019

Berry Bros & Rudd has announced the departure of its CFO.

Edrington's Highland Park Valfather single malt Scotch whisky - Product Launch

19 Aug 2019

Edrington has released the third and final expression in the Viking Legend series of its Highland Park single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Edrington’s The Macallan Estate 1950 single malt Scotch whisky - Product Launch

1 Aug 2019

Edrington has lined up the latest release in the Exceptional Single Cask range of its single malt Scotch whisky brand, The Macallan.

Edrington expands The Macallan Boutique to Heathrow

22 Jul 2019

Edrington has added another airport store dedicated to its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand, this time in Heathrow.

Edrington appoints Francois Saurel as Asia-Pacific head

17 Jul 2019

Edrington has named a former executive from beauty company Coty to lead its Asia-Pacific operations.

World Spirits Alliance trade organisation comes into being

10 Jul 2019

A raft of spirits companies and trade organisations have combined forces to create a worldwide trade association for the spirits category.

Edrington top-line climbs in fiscal-2019, despite Famous Grouse headache

20 Jun 2019

Edrington has reported a high single-digit increase in sales from its latest financial year, with premiumisation leading the way.

Edrington's Highland Park Ness of Brodgar's Legacy single malt Scotch whisky - Product Launch

13 Jun 2019

Edrington's Highland Park Scotch whisky brand has teamed up with a charity on its home island of Orkney to ready a limited edition single malt expression.

Blended Scotch sales & volumes in UK to fall 4% by 2022 - data

12 Jun 2019

The blended Scotch category will remain under pressure in the UK over the next three years, a new report has said, with sales and volumes expected to decline.

Edrington’s The Macallan Estate single malt Scotch whisky - Product Launch

31 May 2019

Edrington has lined up a permanent extension of its The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Edrington's Highland Park Søren Solkær 26 Years - Product Launch

24 May 2019

Edrington has launched a limited-edition Highland Park in partnership with Danish celebrity photographer Søren Solkær.

Edrington's Highland Park 16 Year Old Twisted Tattoo - Product Launch

1 May 2019

Edrington has launched a new 16-year-old Highland Park in the UK.

Edrington to launch The Macallan Boutique in Dubai airport

23 Apr 2019

Edrington is to open a dedicated store for its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand in Dubai airport.

Why being careful is not careful enough for spirits marketers - Comment

11 Apr 2019

As Edrington's The Macallan is forced to withdraw its major advertising campaign in the UK following a handful of complaints, Neil Ridley wonders if the rules surrounding the above-the-line promotion of spirits are turning us into a nation of naysayers and killjoys, or is there a deeper message here for the drinks industry as a whole?

UK's Advertising Standards Authority bans The Macallan ad - video

10 Apr 2019

Edrington has been told to rethink an ad for its The Macallan Scotch whisky brand after complaints against it were upheld by the UK's advertising watchdog.

Lalique Group forms Scotch whisky JV to take control of The Glenturret distillery

2 Apr 2019

French crystal producer Lalique Group has taken joint-ownership of former Edrington Scotch whisky distillery The Glenturret following a business restructure by the group's chairman.

CEO switch sees Igor Boyadjian head up The Macallan for Edrington

7 Mar 2019

Edrington's MD for Asia Pacific & India has been unveiled as the next head of the group's single malt Scotch whisky flagship, The Macallan.

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.

Why consumers are demanding more experiential marketing activations - Consumer Trends

17 Jan 2019

Flicking through a magazine over the festive break, I happened across an article that was simultaneously fascinating and depressing. Instagram-worthy museums, where people go to take selfies in front of eye-popping exhibits, or whilst floating in ball pools, are apparently taking off in America. What this highlights is how consumers want to place themselves in the centre of the story whilst having fun.

Edrington offloads The Glenturret Scotch distillery and brand

21 Dec 2018

Edrington has closed the year with the divestment of its Glenturret Scotch whisky distillery and brand, with Swiss wine group Art & Terroir marking its entry into the Scotch segment.

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.

Ian Curle - the quiet CEO who dragged Edrington into the 21st Century - Comment

12 Dec 2018

2018 is the year a CEO exodus ripped through the spirits industry. Constellation's Rob Sands, Beam Suntory's Matt Shattock and Brown-Forman's Paul Varga all gave notice of their departures.

Edrington CEO Ian Curle to step down next year

7 Dec 2018

Edrington CEO Ian Curle is to retire next year after 15 years in the post.

FREE TO READ - just-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - November 2018

3 Dec 2018

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during November, a month that saw the Cutty Sark Scotch brand get a(nother) new owner and Diageo sell off a raft of spirits brands to Sazerac.

La Martiniquaise-Bardinet targets international opportunity for Cutty Sark - just-drinks EXCLUSIVE

28 Nov 2018

La Martiniquaise-Bardinet has praised the "unique opportunity" ahead for its pending purchase of Cutty Sark from Edrington.

Why spirits marketing risks losing sight of the actual spirit - Comment

22 Nov 2018

As marketing activity becomes more digitally-focussed, visually-orientated and 'Instagrammable', are spirits companies losing sight of the importance of simply delivering a tasting experience? Neil Ridley warns that some brand owners run the risk of losing the plot.

The Macallan makes global ad debut for Edrington - video

19 Nov 2018

Edrington has released the first global advertising campaign for its single malt Scotch whisky, The Macallan.

Edrington-Beam Suntory UK names former Diageo UK exec as London head

30 Oct 2018

Edrington-Beam Suntory UK has appointed Diageo's former Reserve Brands head to lead its London office.

North British Distillery's 58-year-old single grain Scotch whisky - Product Launch

25 Oct 2018

North British Distillery has partnered with Scotch whisky specialists Douglas Laing & Co to release a limited-edition 58-year-old whisky – North British's first ever commercial bottling.

Edrington names Igor Boyadjian as Asia-Pacific chief

25 Sep 2018

Edrington has appointed the head of its Global Travel Retail operations to the role of Asia-Pacific MD, in an executive shake-up at the spirits group.

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