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2006 "Build a Better Mousetrap" New Product Innovations of the Year

Non-alcoholic beer for dogs, hot dogs made with salmon, cappuccino-flavored cider and light beer fortified with vitamins were some of the more unusual new product innovations reported in 2006 by Datamonitor's Productscan Online database of new products.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Jan 2007
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Beringer Blass: for women by women

With low-calorie White Lie, Beringer has designed a wine to respond to women's increased health-consciousness. The wine will be marketed as designed by women with an understanding of what women really want. This female-targeted wine will benefit from a growing trend of at-home entertainment occasions and an expanding audience of single women with increased disposable income.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Apr 2005
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Blavod Extreme Spirits: super-premium status could prove lucrative niche

Driving Blavod Extreme Spirits' growth in the US has been the company's line of infused vodkas and rums, while the company's Italian wine portfolio has also showed strong increases. The London-based wine and spirits group has worked hard to market its products as fashionable and is now set to take advantage of a global trend for niche premium drinks.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Apr 2006
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Constellation Wines: brimming with attitude

The younger 25 to 34-year-old segment has historically been overlooked by European and US wine producers. However, with the launch of its new 'young' wine brand called Smashed Grapes, Constellation is clearly seeking to capitalize on the momentum that has seen new hipper wines being made accessible to a younger demographic.

Published By Datamonitor
30 Sep 2005
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Diageo: holding all the aces

Diageo is considering offering financial help to either Pernod Ricard or Constellation Brands, which are involved in a battle to acquire Allied Domecq. Diageo is in a strong position, in that it has the requisite financial muscle to support either side in the bidding war. Whichever side it aligns with, it is well placed to enhance its own offerings by acquiring some useful brands from Allied.

Published By Datamonitor
03 Jun 2005
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Fine wines: the taxman cometh

In the wake of the global financial crisis, high net worth investors continue to look toward not only traditional investments but also collectables such as art and jewelry. Chief among these is fine wines, a market that has grown substantially in the past year. However, this has not escaped the attentions of the taxman, and investors must recognize that a tax clampdown is coming into effect.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Dec 2010
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Foster's: no hangover from Southcorp struggle

Foster's has posted an encouraging increase in its FY2005 profits, suggesting its integration of Southcorp is proceeding smoothly. Southcorp is set to play a critical role in the group's future development, giving it essential global reach in the wine market. Though renowned for brewing 'Australia's famous beer', we may now have to consider Foster's equally as a vintner.

Published By Datamonitor
31 Aug 2005
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Franklin Estates: it's in the can

Australia's Franklin Estates is preparing to release wine in cans to the US, UK and Japanese markets. While there are many practical benefits to the idea - no spoilage, no need for bottle-openers, no need to finish a bottle - its success depends on good weather, and consumers being prepared accept the unorthodox notion of wine in ring-pull cans.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Jul 2003
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Greener packaging for new consumer packaged goods

Despite the recession, consumer packaged goods makers are forging ahead with new packaging innovations that are better for the environment, offer convenience benefits and are more functional than ever. The plastic bottle, which has become a symbol of consumer excess and waste, has been at the receiving end of some promising developments that could rehabilitate its image.

Published By Datamonitor
16 Jul 2009
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LVMH: luxuriating in US and China growth

LVMH has recorded buoyant sales over the past nine months, largely driven by strong economic growth in the US and China. However, luxury goods players such as LVMH remain especially dependent on the continuing strength of global spending power, and while an upturn in European tourism could boost the company's full-year results, the group remains equally susceptible to any kind of slowdown.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Oct 2005

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