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Republic National Distributing Company and Pernod Ricard Partner with Uber for a Safe Holiday Season


Grand Prairie, Texas – December 6, 2019 – Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) announces it is partnering with Pernod Ricard (PRUSA) and Uber to make sure the roads are safer this holiday season. The partnership will sponsor the responsible consumption program “Cheers to A Safe Holiday Season,” gifting discounted Uber rides during the holiday season.

“At RNDC we encourage and advocate responsible consumption year-round but during the holiday season we feel compelled to elevate those efforts,” said Tom Cole, CEO and President of RNDC. “This program is a part of our continued focus to reinforce the importance of responsible consumption and good decision-making while consuming alcohol.”

To receive the offer riders must visit the GoOut365 Facebook or Instagram page to obtain the promotional link and claim their voucher which will unlock the discounted ride. The program will be offered in 11 states within PRUSA partnered markets: Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

“Pernod Ricard USA and RNDC are committed to being leaders – not only in the sales of our premium portfolio, but also in the promotion of responsible drinking and the fight against drunk driving,” says Julien Hemard, Chief Commercial Officer, Pernod Ricard USA.

RNDC is proud to be in the business of selling and distributing alcohol beverage products; however, immoderate or irresponsible use of alcohol can have serious consequences for RNDC customers, suppliers, associates, the company, and the entire industry.

“We’d like to thank Pernod Ricard and Uber for their support of this effort and commitment to keep the roads safe,” said Cole.

About Republic National Distributing Company

RNDC, a world-class distributor of fine wines and spirits in North America, has operations in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. Young’s Market Company, a partner of RNDC, distributes wines, spirits, and select beverages in the western United States including Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Visit www.RNDC-USA.com or www.youngsmarket.com.

About Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard is the No.2 worldwide producer of wines and spirits. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has developed through organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008). Pernod Ricard, which owns 16 of the Top 100 Spirits Brands, holds one of the most prestigious and comprehensive brand portfolios in the industry, including: Absolut Vodka, Ricard Pastis, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Royal Salute, and The Glenlivet Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish whiskey, Martell cognac, Havana Club rum, Beefeater gin, Malibu liqueur, Mumm and Perrier-Jouët champagnes, as well Jacob’s Creek, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo, and Kenwood wines. Pernod Ricard’s brands are distributed across 160+ markets and by its own salesforce in 73 markets.

About Uber

Uber’s mission is to create opportunity through movement. Uber started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how do you get access to a ride at the touch of a button? More than 10 billion trips later, Uber has built products to get people closer to where they want to be. By changing how people, food, and things move through cities, Uber is a platform that opens up the world to new possibilities.

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