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Sunday 5 July 2015

Rum

‘Directionless’ Bacardi heading for a cliff, writes former exec

Bacardi is “plagued” by “fundamental issues” that are pushing it “off the business cliff”, one of the company’s former regional presidents has said in a blistering public attack.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 1 Comment »

Marketing overhaul sees Bacardi exec quit

Bacardi’s chief marketing officer has quit the company after only six months in the role.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Shipwreck could hold vast stock of 250-year-old rum

A British shipwreck discovered in Uruguay could hold treasure worth millions, including thousands of litres of 250-year-old rum.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi job cuts spread to London

Spirits producer Bacardi is cutting jobs at its Global Brands Unit in London, following the announcement last week that it was making around 15% of its staff in North America redundant.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Bacardi lays off 15% of North American staff

Bacardi has begun the process of firing around 80 of its 600 employees in North America, maintaining that “it is business as usual” at the company.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Rhum JM in triple win at SB Masters

Martinique rum brand Rhum JM has won three medals, including the illustrious Master prize, at db‘s sister title The Spirits Business‘ Global Rum Masters competition.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard: The thirst to be first

As Alexandre Ricard prepares to take the throne at Pernod Ricard this month, returning the family name to the top job, he and his predecessor Pierre Pringuet speak to Ron Emler about the ever-growing ambitions of the company

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Market for rum growing in HK

An increased interest in spirits and cocktails and changing economics in the Americas is helping open up the market for rum in Hong Kong.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

On this day 1808…the Rum Rebellion

On this day in 1808 Australia experienced its first and only military coup, against a governor who tried to control liquor sales.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Dolan to stay as Bacardi CEO

Family-owned spirits producer Bacardi has revealed that interim CEO Mike Dolan will stay on as the head of the company after eight months in the role.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

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