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• Liquor sales surge, steal market share from beer

Liquor sales surge, steal market share from beer

The U.S. stock market’s worst performance in three years didn’t damp Americans’ taste for cocktails. Spirits sales by suppliers including Beam Inc. and Brown- Forman Corp. rose 4 percent to $19.9 billion in 2011, the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S. said today at its annual industry update in New York. Americans weren’t afraid to […]