Irish spirits group C&C International has appointed Alexander James & Co. as its exclusive US duty-free distributor.

The deal, which covers US airport shops, border stores and cruise line operators, includes key C&C brands such as Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey and liqueur brands Carolans, Frangelico and Irish Mist.

Alexander James & Co.'s growing brand portfolio includes Camus cognac, Cutty Sark whisky, Grand Marnier liqueur, Herradura tequila, Sonama-Cutrer wine and Campari.

C&C's brands are distributed in over 80 international markets.