DALLAS, TX – February 4, 2016 – Rémy Cointreau USA announced today that it has renewed its exclusive distribution relationships with Republic National Distributing Company in 21 states, Young’s Market Company in ten states, Breakthru Beverage Group (Charmer Sunbelt Group and Wirtz Beverage Group) in seven states and Southern/Glazer’s Distributors of America in three states. The majority of these decisions represent no change to the company’s current distributor alignment except for three mid-Atlantic markets including Maryland, Washington, D.C. and South Carolina, where Rémy Cointreau USA will move its exclusive distribution to Republic National Distributing. Rémy Cointreau USA will continue its strong relationships with its current distributors in the remaining markets.
“We are pleased to renew and reinforce our relationships with such strong and effective distributors who share our vision for delivering the most authentic consumer experience,” said Philippe Farnier, Chief Executive Officer of Rémy Cointreau USA. “Our partnerships with Republic National Distributing, Young’s Market, Breakthru Beverage and Southern/Glazer’s, some of which date back more than three decades, have strengthened over the years. Through these agreements, Rémy Cointreau USA is positioned to achieve even greater growth and success on our luxury portfolio.”
“These partnerships represent an exciting next phase of our go-to-market strategy,” said Bill Corbett, Rémy Cointreau USA’s Senior VP of Sales. “We have great respect for our distributor partners’ leadership and sales teams and their commitment to our brands.”
These distributor partnerships are a result of a comprehensive review process that focused on partners that have a track record of growing luxury spirit brands.