Pernod Ricard invests in aperitivo brand Italicus

Pernod Ricard has invested in Italian premium bergamot-infused aperitivo brand Italicus, as the spirits company continues to strengthen its portfolio.The announcement coincides with the...

Chivas launches new whisky collection in four blends

Pernod-Ricard owned Scotch whisky brand Chivas Brothers has launched a range of four 13-year-old whiskies as part of a new global collection.The Chivas Extra...

Bloedlemoen Gin launches the perfect tipple for hot days

During the past two years, the global consumption of gin grew faster than any other beverage in the alcohol category. That said, it looks like...

Raising a glass to wildlife conservation

Nature has been the lifeblood of humankind’s existence ever since homo naledi and its descendants set foot onto what is now The Cradle of...

SA whisky retailer crowned best in the world

For the first time, a South African retailer has been awarded as the Single Outlet Retailer of the Year at the 2020 Icons of...

The Glenlivet acts to introduce a new generation to single malt...

In the single malt Scotch category, the world’s original single malt, The Glenlivet - a Pernod Ricard brand - is putting a fresh new...

Distell reports profit drop as brewers fight for market share

Distell, the maker of Amarula, Klipdrift and Hunter’s Dry brands, said its profit margins came under pressure in its half-year to end-December, as SA...

‘Link liquor excise tax increase to inflation’

The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (Salba) has called on the government to consider an inflation-only increase in the excise tax for alcoholic...

‘No low’ rising… What the burgeoning alcohol-free trend will mean for...

More and more people are cutting back on their alcohol intake and opting for no or low alcohol alternatives.  Michael Wylie-Harris, Content Director at...

The latest liquor shake-ups for 2020

When it comes to alcoholic beverages, consumers are spoilt for choice. Walk into any notable cocktail bar or liquor outlet and you’ll find yourself...

SA alcohol delivery app Bottles hits 50k user mark, launches range...

South African alcohol delivery app Bottles has acquired over 50,000 users and is launching a range of tailored experiences for its customers.Disrupt Africa first...

Wixworth Gin launches ‘Be A Classic’ campaign

Standing out from the crowd in the third decade of the 21st century is sure to be incredibly challenging. Life as we know it is...

Copeland Spirits takes gin to the beach with new Tiki Gin

Copeland introduces new Copeland Tiki Gin.

THE ORIGINAL GIN & TONIC FESTIVAL RETURNS TO CAPE TOWN

A staple of the Cape Town summer social calendar, The Original Gin & Tonic Festival returns in March 2020, for the 10th event, to...

Shock tax hike coming for South Africans in April, economists warn

Fiscal policy is a huge problem for South Africa, with stuttering tax collections, and an apparent unwillingness of the government to cut the public...

As SA retailers struggle, other African markets start to shine

As more South African retailers announce possible closure of unprofitable stores, their peers in the continent are breaking new grounds, becoming the ones to...

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Are SA retailers stuck in a hole?

t’s the third-largest sector of the economy and a labour-intensive industry in in South Africa. But the retail sector is going through a prolonged...