Brown-Forman Corporation manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets, and sells various alcoholic beverage brands. Brands The company’s principal brands are Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey; Jack Daniel’s Single Barrel; Jack Daniel’s RTDs; Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey; Jack Daniel’s Winter Jack; Gentleman Jack; Jack Daniel’s Sinatra Select; Jack Daniel’s No. 27 Gold Tennessee Whiskey; Jack Daniel’s 1907 Tennessee Whiskey; Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Rye Whiskeys; Southern Comfort; Southern Comfort RTDs; Southern Comfort flavored line extensions; Finlandia Vodkas; Finlandia RTDs; Maximus Vodka; Antiguo Tequila; el Jimador Tequilas; el Jimador New Mix RTDs; Herradura Tequilas; Pepe Lopez Tequilas; Woodford Reserve Bourbons; Canadian Mist Blended Canadian Whiskies; Chambord Liqueur; Chambord Vodka; Collingwood Canadian Whisky; Early Times Bourbon; Early Times flavored line extensions; Early Times Kentucky Whisky; Korbel California Champagnes; Old Forester Bourbon; Sonoma-Cutrer Wines; and Tuaca Liqueur. Markets The company’s products are sold in approximately 160 countries worldwide. Its international markets include Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Poland, Russia, France, Turkey, Canada, and Japan. Distribution Network and Customers Outside the United States, the company uses various route-to-consumer models. The company owns and operates distribution companies in 11 markets: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Korea, Mexico, Poland, and Turkey. In these markets, it sells its products directly to retail stores, to wholesalers, or, in Canada, to provincial governments. In the United Kingdom, the company partners in a cost-sharing arrangement with another supplier, Bacardi Limited, to sell a portfolio of both companies’ brands. In many other markets, including Russia, Japan, Spain, Italy, and South Africa, the company relies on others to distribute its brands, generally under fixed-term distribution contracts. Seasonality Holiday buying makes the fourth calendar quarter the peak season for the company’s business. For the fiscal year ended April 30, 2014, approximately 32% of the company’s net sales were in the fourth calendar quarter. History Brown-Forman Corporation was founded in 1870.
brown-forman corp-class b
850 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40210
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