Whisky will be world’s second most popular spirit

Whisky is set to overtake vodka to become the second-largest spirit consumed around the world by 2020, slipping in behind national spirits like baijiu and soju. You read that right, whisky is not already the most popular spirit in the world – that would be the aforementioned baijiu, thanks to 1.3 billion people in China. … Continued

Plan to increase Sunday shopping hours in Britain

The British government announced plans on Tuesday to allow shops to open longer on Sundays to compete with online shopping and global tourist destinations like Paris and New York. Finance Minister George Osborne said he wanted to give mayors and local authorities the power to decide Sunday shopping hours in his budget, which will be … Continued