Tag Archives: New York Stock Exchange

• Why Boston Beer Co. Inc. Stock Fell 15% in February

Why Boston Beer Co. Inc. Stock Fell 15% in February

What: Shares of craft beer giant Boston Beer (NYSE: SAM  ) fell 15% last month. The stock had reached an all-time high of $324 per share just a month earlier, but turned sharply lower to hit $267 per share in the last week of February, according to S&P Capital IQ data. So what: Wall Street flashed […]

• Invest all your money in booze and fags, suggests study

Invest all your money in booze and fags, suggests study

If you’ve ever thought about investing, and are lacking in scruples, then put all your money on fags and booze. That’s the suggestion of one study that found ethically-minded investors have historically avoided buying shares in the alcohol and cigarette industry because, ultimately, it fuels user addiction. But those who’ve kicked their conscience to the kerb have enjoyed high […]

• Why Diageo Should Ditch Cutthroat Captain Morgan

Why Diageo Should Ditch Cutthroat Captain Morgan

Diageo should ditch lucrative rum brand Captain Morgan altogether since the real life Captain left an orgy of bloodshed and violence across the Caribbean, Ben Bouckley argues.

• Beer or Booze Lover on Your List? Give a Gift That Keeps on Giving

Beer or Booze Lover on Your List? Give a Gift That Keeps on Giving

Owning stock in a company whose products you love can be a rewarding experience, and not just financially. iPhone fans can take pride in owning shares of Apple. Car buffs can feel good about owning stock in a resurgent Ford. Coffee lovers get some extra perk from owning a piece of Starbucks. It also gives […]

• Crown Royal Introduces Maple Finished Whisky

Crown Royal Introduces Maple Finished Whisky

Iconic Canadian Flavor Inspires New Variant, Combining the Legendary Taste of Crown Royal with a Touch of Natural Maple Flavor. Crown Royal added another branch to the family tree with the announcement of the brand’s first foray into the rapidly growing flavored whisky category – Crown Royal Maple Finished.  Inspired by the heritage and authenticity […]

• Crown Royal Releases New XR Whisky

Crown Royal Releases New XR Whisky

Crown Royal recently unveiled the latest Crown Royal Extra Rare Whisky. The original Crown Royal XR was introduced in 2005, and its selling point was the inclusion of rare whiskey stocks from the now-defunct Waterloo Distillery. The new Crown Royal XR follows the same game plan, this time including a small reserve of whiskeys saved […]

• Diageo Acquires Cabin Fever Maple Flavored Whisky

Diageo Acquires Cabin Fever Maple Flavored Whisky

Diageo, the world’s leading premium beer, wine and spirits company, announced today that it has acquired Cabin Fever Maple Flavored Whisky.  The acquisition will provide Diageo with a new brand that delivers on two emerging growth trends within the US spirits market: flavored whisky and craft distilling. Flavors continue to be a growing category within […]

• Crown Royal Creates Extra Rare Whisky Series

Crown Royal Creates Extra Rare Whisky Series

Last Remaining Whiskies from Famed LaSalle Distillery Included to Create New Crown Royal XR. Inspired by a desire to provide whisky lovers with the perfect blend to celebrate life’s special moments responsibly, Crown Royal® today announced the second installment in the brand’s Extra Rare Whisky Series.  The latest Crown Royal XR® blend includes select remaining […]

• Pall uncovers new technologies for beer, beverage production

Pall uncovers new technologies for beer, beverage production

Pall Corporation, a US based manufacturer of a filtration, separation and purification technologies, will unveil new technologies it has developed for beer and beverage production at Brau Beviale in Nuremberg, Germany on 9-11 November. Pall has developed a new instrument for detection of beer-spoiling microorganisms, GeneDisc system. The company claims that its new system is […]

• CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka Named ‘Spirits Brand of the Year’

CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka Named ‘Spirits Brand of the Year’

More than 250 top retailers recognize the brand’s amazing growth in a challenging economy. Diageo, the world’s leading, spirits, wine and beer company today announced that its CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka was recognized as ‘Spirits Brand of the Year’ by Market Watch magazine. The award is voted on by more than 250 Market Watch Leaders, […]

• Why is craft beer so expensive in Washington?

Why is craft beer so expensive in Washington?

Talk about liquid assets. At the new Big Board burger joint on H Street NE, you can watch beer prices rise and fall in real time on a large digital screen mounted to the wall. The more pints you buy of any particular brew, the farther its cost will drop. So you’re left standing there, […]

• Beam Launches Investor Road Show

Beam Launches Investor Road Show

Beam Launches Investor Road Show Before Becoming Pure-Play Spirits Company. Company Primed to Accelerate Profitable Long-Term Growth. Beam, the spirits business of Fortune Brands, Inc. FO +0.42% , today began its equity road show to present the company’s value proposition to current and prospective investors. As previously announced, upon the expected separation of Fortune Brands’ […]

• Fortune Brands Announces Stock Listings for Proposed Indie Companies

Fortune Brands Announces Stock Listings for Proposed Indie Companies

Companies Expect to Trade on New York Stock Exchange with Ticker Symbols “BEAM” and “FBHS” Upon Anticipated Separation in Early Fourth Quarter. Fortune Brands, Inc. FO +0.02% today announced that, upon completion of its proposed separation plan, two of its businesses expect to trade as independent companies on the New York Stock Exchange. Fortune Brands […]

• Can’t Live Without A Martha Stewart Cocktails™ App?

Can’t Live Without A Martha Stewart Cocktails™ App?

New iPad App Features Cocktail & Bar Snack Recipes, Interactive Tools, Tips, “How-to” Videos & More. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) and Callaway Digital Arts announced today that the Martha Stewart Cocktails™ App for iPad is now available on the App Store. Designed specifically for iPad, the app provides recipes for refreshing cocktails […]

• Diageo Buys Stake in Halico/Hanoi

Diageo Buys Stake in Halico/Hanoi

Diageo PLC (DGE.LN), a premium drinks business, said Wednesday that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Hanoi Liquor Joint Stock Company in Vietnam. MAIN FACTS: -In addition, Diageo has agreed to acquire a 23.6% stake in Halico from VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Ltd, for GBP33 million. -As Halico’s strategic partner, Diageo will […]