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Absolut collaborates with emerging artists for interactive outdoor art exhibit

Open Canvas inspires artists to depict the message “The Future is Yours to Create”

Through Absolut’s Open Canvas initiative, the Purchase, N.Y.-based brand of Pernod Ricard USA invited more than 15 emerging artists to transform Divisadero Street in San Francisco into a public interactive art exhibit. From coast to coast, Absolut is working to inspire creative risk-taking by collaborating with local artists to transform entire street blocks into pieces of art. The initiative first launched in Williamsburg, a neighborhood in Brooklyn, N.Y., earlier this summer and now is available for local San Francisco passers-by to interact with and enjoy through Sept. 1.


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Starbucks opens first café in Colombia

Public-private partnership with USAID will increase Colombian coffee yields, enhance economic opportunities for Colombian farmers

Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle, announced that it will open its first café in Colombia next year, expanding the company’s longstanding relationship with Latin America and its 42-year heritage with Colombian coffee farmers.


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Workplace productivity declines before holiday weekend, survey finds

National poll conducted on behalf of Red Bull shows energy is primary obstacle to productivity

A national poll of U.S. workers conducted by Harris Interactive, Rochester, N.Y., on behalf of Santa Monica, Calif.-based Red Bull North America found that lack of energy is a primary obstacle to productivity in the workplace. In fact, 4 percent of American employees report tiring after just one hour of work, and employed adults between the ages of 18 and 54 are three times more likely than those ages 55 and older to start feeling less productive within the first three hours of their workdays, it reports.


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Ciroc, Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs introduce amaretto-flavored vodka

New product joins existing Peach, Coconut and Red Berry flavors

Through a strategic alliance between Ciroc and musical artist Sean “Diddy” Combs, brand owner Diageo plc, London, introduced Ciroc Amaretto.


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Wat-aah! to sponsor ‘Songs For A Healthier America’ program

Functional water brand partners with Hip Hop Public Health, Partnership for a Healthier America

New York-based functional water brand Wat-aah! announced its role as presenting sponsor of the "Songs for a Healthier America" program, which will be produced by Hip Hop Public Health (HHPH), and Washington, D.C.-based The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), whose honorary chairwoman is First Lady Michelle Obama.


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About.com releases beer market infographic

Graphic highlights ingredients, consumption and nutrition

The New York Times Co.’s About.com, a website that provides consumers with information on numerous topics, released an infographic detailing aspects of the American beer market.


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Pepsi Max airs new commercial to promote gaming campaign

‘Disappearing Sanders’ spot features NFL Hall of Famer Barry Sanders

Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo’s Pepsi Max brand debuted a new TV commercial to support its latest gaming campaign.


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Southern Wine & Spirits of Utah acquires Phoenix Wine & Spirits

New deal creates largest wine broker in Utah

Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc., Miami, announced that Phoenix Wine & Spirits, Salt Lake City, joined its Southern Wine & Spirits of Utah (SWS-Utah) division. The combined entity, which will operate under the SWS-Utah name, will be the largest wine broker in the state, according to the company.


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Pepsi releases Beyoncé ‘Dance for a Chance’ super fan video

Eight winners received VIP concert passes, meet-and-greet with the pop star

Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo’s Pepsi brand released a super fan video featuring the eight winners of its “Dance for a Chance” contest. The winners worked with pop star Beyoncé’s choreographer, Chris Grant, to create a unique video of them dancing to her hit song “Grown Woman.”


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Malibu, Maroon 5 partner for Marooned on Malibu Island competition

Competition enables fans to nominate their hometown to host a Maroon 5 concert

Purchase, N.Y.-based Pernod Ricard USA, a subsidiary of Pernod Ricard SA, partnered its Malibu rum brand with pop band Maroon 5 to host a collaborative competition titled Marooned on Malibu Island.


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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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