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2008-08-05 15:00:36

By MARK WILLIAMSON PROFITS leaped at Glenmorangie last year as the company received a lift from the booming popularity of malt whisky overseas and investment in new lines. Accounts for the Glenmorangie Company filed at Companies House show pretax profits increased by 45per cent, to GBP10.6m in calendar 2007, when the company was in the enviable position of growing at home and overseas. Glenmorangie grew total turnover 26per cent to GBP83.8m. The fastest increase was recorded in Asia,...

2008-07-09 21:00:24

By MARK SMITH DEPUTY BUSINESS EDITOR LUXURY goods giant Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy yesterday announced a GBP45m investment plan that will see its premium whisky Glenmorangie relocate its headquarters to Edinburgh and a major revamp at the Highland distillery where the brand is made. Paris-listed LVMH, whose stable includes Moet & Chandon and Dom Perignon champagnes, also announced it would build a new Glenmorangie bottling plant in the Lothians, but it said the precise location was...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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