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2013 Begins / Explosive Growth

The holidays have long since passed and each year I find it interesting and refreshing to see the productivity of our society after the holidays are over and things come back to order. Many people have New Year’s resolutions and are taking actions to make their lives better after the holiday slow down. This is where I always say that rest and relaxation can lead to great reflection. That reflection is often needed for people to step out of the daily grind and realize what can be done for self-improvement on a journey to achieve a better quality of life.

Here at Premier Innovations Group, I could not be more optimistic or humbled by the profound movement of our productive family as we surge into the first quarter of 2013. This year will be filled with amazing growth and life changing events that stem from great corporate care and culture for our Premier team, our supporters and the general community that surrounds us. Our corporate focus this year is “Creating action, while being aware and responsible culturally and continuing to hold our high corporate standards”. That’s what 2013 has in store for us. We look forward to action at its best. Total team commitment to create action is the focus. In 2012 we sacrificed together and we made our big move that enabled the Clique Vodka facelift to “the new black”.

Only a few months after the launch and in the first month of 2013, we already feel an overwhelmingly positive response from our supporters, foreshadowing eminent long term success. I could not be more proud of where we have come from and where we are going.

The question is: where are we going and what can be expected as a customer, supporter, investor or just a spectator in our movement together? Things are heating up as global interest grows for our product and long term relationships are being solidified that represent big wins in an ever changing global sprits landscape. We have positioned ourselves at the helm and forefront of something different and incredible.  With unprecedented value, my biggest sales virtue starts to take life now. Empowerment, great culture and amazing people are the drivers of the vision that will begin to unfold with game changing wins in 2013.

We have finally worked out the logistics with the Pennsylvania Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores with the help of the people working within the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. I’m proud to say we are making progress in leaps and bounds by having our new black Clique Vodka bottles in every store in the state and to never see a store sell out of our product. We want to express our appreciation for everyone’s patience throughout this transition. The road has been long with many turns, but we are better logistically than ever before. West Virginia has also fully transitioned to the new bottle and we have had an amazing nationwide response to Clique Vodka through our partnership with Total Wine & More.

Consumer interest and responses spanning over 20 states and many new countries are abundant. Inquiries to partner with our company are overwhelming and at an all-time high. We can’t thank everyone enough for getting involved and reaching out to our movement in any way. We remain transparent, humble and ready to work and communicate with achievers around the world.

We have pending deals in Japan, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and several other countries. Two broker agreements to expand into another 15 states are on the horizon. There is much interest in purchasing and opening new territories. Great communication, relationship building and efficiency form the foundation that will continue to lead us through. Our goal is to be in over 30 states by the end of 2013. I’m proud to say we will be strong in well over three countries by the end of the year as well. We are on track to grow our business by at least four-times the gross revenue of 2012. That’s explosive growth in a less than forgiving economy.

We are always looking to give our customers more. We have an interest in launching several new brands with the expansion of flavors and different size bottles of Clique Vodka. The import, export and logistics services of our company grow stronger everyday as we continue to successfully navigate the global alcoholic beverage producing landscape. We have proven that we are capable of creating anything in the alcoholic beverage industry and in 2013 we look to further extend our importation and brand creation services to others, while maintaining the integrity of our own in-house brands.

As we continue to grow and change, we want to sincerely thank everyone involved in our movement. We want to once again encourage the public to get involved and be part of our wonderful business. At Premier, we would like to wish everyone an amazing 2013 filled with positive achievements leading to incredible changes and memorable life events. Within the creation of these memorable events, alcoholic beverages for those of age often are included to enhance the experience. We want to encourage others to drink our fine products and we will continue to assure the best quality money can buy.

Once again, I want to remind everyone as I always do, that drinking alcohol is to be taken seriously and can lead to dangerous matters when not handled cautiously. In closing, as we embark on 2013, we must all remember to drink Don Pantaleon Tequila and Clique Vodka intelligently.

Sharing In Success.

Noah Cohen

Founder/CEO Premier Innovations Group

Award Winning Clique Vodka Launches New Black Bottle and Expands to 12 More States

Clique Vodka reinvents its brand and launches a new sleek black bottle design, and expands to 12 more states with national private distributor Total Wines & More.

(November 23, 2012)—Clique Vodka is happy to announce their national expansion to 12 more states, making a total of 17 available states for purchase. You will now be able to purchase Clique Vodka in the following: Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

In conjunction with the national expansion, a revolutionary new packaging and brand identity is also launching at the same time. A new, sleek, state-of-the-art black bottle will be introduced – a first for the industry.

“Premier’s vision with Clique Vodka has always been to provide our consumers with the best value in the industry”, said Noah Cohen, CEO Premier Innovations Group. “The new packaging was the final step after the 2012 accolades for quality. Extensive traveling and relationship building with global packaging and decoration factories led us to a new partnership in eastern Europe with unprecedented capabilities in the decorative packaging landscape. This relationship represents a game changer in premiers ability to build unique brands that effectively and efficiently penetrate the market.”

The idea began when Frank Bachurski, VP of Marketing for Premier Innovations Group decided that it was time for Clique Vodka to use the industry research gathered over the past two years to really tap into the brand’s true potential and create a defined niche for itself in the international vodka market.  The vodka’s quality and taste has been proven again and again, winning 2 Gold medals in the SIP Awards and the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition in 2012.

“Every so often a brand will emerge that will revolutionize an industry. The spirits industry has reached a tipping point with growing technology and its evolution and there is now an opportunity for a brand to emerge and change the way this industry speaks to its consumers. Now is the time for a innovative, intelligent brand to change the game while maintaining the traditional production quality of a truly superior product. Our group of young, forward-thinking visionaries will speak to an informed demographic and raise the bar for the future of vodka and the way we do business. Clique Vodka is the new black, and will become a timeless staple in the vodka industry.” – Frank Bachurski, VP of Marketing

For additional information, contact: Lauren Norris, Premier Innovations Group  – [email protected]

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About Premier Innovations Group

Premier Innovations Group is a multi-faceted alcoholic beverage importing Umbrella Corporation that develops internal private label brands while penetrating markets with in- house fusion of viral event-driven entertainment, art and design.  Premier has a global network conducive to beverage product distribution, development and logistics with full importing and exporting services.  Premier also provides these services to other companies that have or wish to develop brands that can complement our portfolio.

Autumn Greetings

2012 has flown by like a whirlwind filled with unprecedented growth, preparation and activity. For us at Premier it represented taking a step back demonstrating preparation, patience and sacrifice. These cultural musts lead us two steps forward that will start to become recognizable and culminate in these last three months of 2012.

We made a bold decision with our flagship brand, Clique Vodka, to completely change the packaging and not purchase any more of the old components. This may create a manageable risk that we face in October of being short to meet the demand for the product remaining. We ask for understanding amongst our consumers and supporters in our territories for the transition and we want to stress the reason for this change.   Sales grow stronger everyday throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Tennessee. August was our biggest month ever and Clique Vodka out sold many well-known giants in the industry. With that being said, it does not change our main goal, which is to provide award-winning quality with award-winning esthetics translating into exceptional packaging at an unbelievable price. Incredible value is what sets us apart and with this latest change, I feel confident promising that to you, our consumer. With the big medal wins for formulation the product formula will stay exactly unchanged throughout. The package we are about to unveil is a complete and dramatic facelift boasting an exclusive decorative bottle that we feel will be a true game changer in the spirits industry.

The new face lift is upon us, as a large shipment of new finished product leaves Latvia landing in the United States in early November. Over 20 states, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Japan are all awaiting product. Negotiations in Spain, Canada, India and several other countries continue. Everyone is excited and ramping up resources to represent the new Clique Vodka. In November we will be unveiling this masterpiece.  We look forward to your presence at events as well.

Fiscally we will do more sales in three months then we did for the whole first nine  months of the year pending all of the accumulated orders for the new bottles. We are proud of the accomplishments and could not be more optimistic with the sales projections leading towards the start of a banner year in 2013. It is eminent that it will be a huge revenue year in comparison to the last start up year.

Premier is also in the stages of expanding our portfolio with several new brands for 2013. We can guarantee that they will be trend setters with unprecedented value. We always have only the best for our consumers in mind. Announcements will proceed at the beginning of 2013.

The Premier team grows everyday with more brand ambassadors and promotional help. We are proud of the size and impact our business is starting to have as a corporate and socially responsible company in the community around us. We continue to contribute, and over the summer participated in over 200 charitable events to support our communities. We will never stop supporting and with ethics and integrity we will continue to do our best to be a great company to work with and for.

With autumn upon us it makes me think of warm fireside nights with loved ones. It is often great to warm up with a fine fall libation. Here at Premier we know that with the consumption of alcohol there are risks and dangers. As I always mention we expect and ask our consumers to Clique intelligently and Drink Don dubiously while enjoying the fall Season. With the explosive fall growth upon us we want to encourage you to join us and be part of it.

 

Sharing In Success,

Noah Cohen

CEO / Founder Premier Innovations Group

Summer Reflection

The tidings of the summer season bring us into a whirlwind that creates the illusion of time flying by. Outside activities, holiday vacations and excursions consume whatever remains of our diminishing free time.

Here at Premier, we have been accomplishing great summer balance. We have had so many events that have allowed us to get out, relax and enjoy our summer. Even more importantly, we have been accomplishing better communication together in an ever improving effort and focus towards total team performance. Our project is growing the building blocks of a thriving machine with an unprecedented momentum of staggering growth, leading towards an explosive last quarter of 2012.

Many new accomplishments and all different stages of positive undertakings are being recognized in an effort towards becoming a large alcoholic beverage industry purveyor.  Our focus is a path towards corporate excellence, ethics and community outreach while providing incredible value to the lifeblood of our business – our growing customer base.

It is my pleasure to take a minute to step back this summer for our investors, supporters and general consumers and recognize some incredible accomplishments. I could not be  more proud and optimistic about our future even during this unforgiving economy.

Within the last few months we have had some major breakthroughs in our public relations department with the emphasis on two huge wins in the industry. Several months ago we entered our flagship product, Clique Vodka, into the two main international spirits competitions. We were awarded the Silver Medal in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, and the Gold Medal in the Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition, which is the most notable and largest contest in the world. As excited as we are as a team, this does not come as a surprise to me. While formulating the product, we knew Clique Vodka was truly and sincerely amongst the best in the world. In this case, not only do we as a team know we offer a high-quality product, but it is now backed by our industry as well.

As sales grow dramatically in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Tennessee, we are excited and prepared for the expansion of Clique Vodka as we grow our distribution partners globally. As I mentioned before, we are in the process of a dramatic face-lift that will be revealed towards the end of the summer at our two year anniversary party.

The last quarter of 2012 shows amazing promise, stemming from the delivery of the new incredible image to Total Wine & More, catapulting us into 16 total states and almost every major city in the United States. We are also very close to finishing the logistics of how we will handle the partnerships in India, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. We anticipate the generation of sales in these new territories in the last quarter of 2012 and into 2013.

Positive partnerships and brand alliance relationships have been growing dramatically and we anticipate having more than three new brands for our expanding loyal customer base in 2013. Plans for these brands are already underway and announcements will be posted in the near future giving more details about our powerful portfolio.

The summer season is a time of outdoor play and great holiday celebrations. Our countries independence day as well as other summer holidays are known as the most amazing times to have a refreshing cocktail while relaxing with the people who matter most. As the CEO of a company that is on the forefront of the development of a global portfolio of value alcoholic beverage brands, I am no stranger to the dangers of irresponsible over consummation. The summer heat alone creates even greater concerns to a consumer looking to enjoy in our fine beverages. For this industry to remain respectable and act with integrity for our country, I want to do as I always do, and remind everyone to be responsible when drinking our exceptional products. Please enjoy Clique intelligently and drink Don carefully this summer.

Sharing In Success,

Noah Cohen

CEO / Founder Premier Innovations Group

Clique Vodka Launches in the Philadelphia Market

Clique Vodka launches in Philadelphia to meet unprecedented state-wide product demand

Pittsburgh, PA (April 17, 2012)—Premier Innovations Group has launched it’s top brand Clique Vodka in the Philadelphia market. This will allow Premier Innovations Group to have complete state coverage of their brand in Pennsylvania.

“We couldn’t be happier with our expansion to the eastern side of the state. Launching Clique Vodka in Philadelphia is part of our company’s continued success to expand our reach and customer base.” says Noah Cohen, CEO Premier Innovations Group.

Premier Innovations Group holds their headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, but that will not effect the sales efforts in Philadelphia. The hiring of a Philadelphia-based brand ambassador was filled, and his main role is to build strong relationships with all service industry accounts, as well as, continuing Clique Vodka’s strong community involvement.

The Clique Vodka team is very proud of the quality of their product and the excitement of being a young, fun, and aggressive brand targeting the Philadelphia market with a strong social media presence and interaction. Clique Vodka is available in over 600 Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores all across Pennsylvania. You can also find Clique in Drexel Hill, Doylestown, Media, and other surrounding areas.

For additional information, contact: Lauren Norris, Premier Innovations Group – [email protected].

About Premier Innovations Group

Premier Innovations Group is a multi-faceted spirits importing company that develops their own private label liquor brands and markets them with fusion of viral event-driven entertainment, art and design. Generation of revenue comes from private label vodka and tequilas, importing for other companies on royalty retainer and promotional event billing income for service industry accounts. Expansion and growth of these brands throughout the US is our focus. Premier Innovations Group is well on their way to becoming an industry leading beverage importing, brokering and promotions company.

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Springing Ahead: Holiday Greetings From Premier Innovations Group

At Premier Innovations Group, we would like to sincerely wish everyone a happy spring holiday. We hope that many of you enjoyed our products responsibly over the time of rest and relaxation. The making of quality alcoholic brands with incredible value remains a clear focus for us. It is one of the main driving forces that lead us on our path towards better exposure and the pursuit of worldwide market expansion. The Premier team is the enabler of this vehicle that is fueled by exceptional team performance and individual greatness that brings amazing new marketing programs, cutting edge imagery and sales and social media breakthroughs.

I took the time during my travels to our production facilities in eastern Europe to read through magazines looking for airline CEO messages, and I realized how special our company is. The usual mundane messages of tiny quarter growth and how focused they are on you the customer is standard. These are rarely very exciting or groundbreaking to the customers, team or the investors that have a role in the success of their model.

Here at Premier, that description could not be further from where we are at this time. A few months ago we planted the seed of a vision to change the game in our business and perhaps change the world and the norm for vodka drinkers. This vision was an executive decision to pursue one more packaging change to the face of our main product, Clique Vodka. It was one step back to take two steps forward as I always say. Now that the puzzle pieces are coming together I could not be more optimistic of this decision and the outcomes that are soon to follow. Although we are adapting and changing with the market needs, we never jeopardize the culture and pursuit of our initial vision.

It is impossible to ignore the dramatic growth of our company. Our partnership with Total Wine & More® that will allow a 20-state expansion, and the developing partner relationships with brokers and distributors in Dubai, India and Puerto Rico are all coming together. The amazing thing is that we haven’t even started selling actively to distributors and the demand is heavy. These new contacts have reached out to us in pursuit of our relationship and for our products. We feel this is a testament to the strong vision and branding concepts of our products, transparent programs and an incredible team of driven individuals.

As our new and old partners await the packaging change with excitement, the vision to launch within over 20 states and three countries is becoming more realistic every day. The new marketing campaign is being developed and we have had unprecedented monthly growth of consumer recognition leading to new customers. Our relationships with national celebrities that have interest in our brands and services to build private labels have been a dramatic part of the landscape in the last few months. The agreement with a new celebrity ambassador is near and we are optimistic about the brand being a great fit for the first face of Clique Vodka.

Investment into Clique Vodka Limited is coming along smoothly and the relationships with our manufacturing partners are strong and optimistic. Everyday our knowledge of the importing process and global relationships with alcohol component factories around the world grows stronger.

We want to thank everyone for the kind support and interests. With our business being in the growth stage, every supporter, consumer and contributor means so much towards our success. We are grateful and humbled to have you as part of our ongoing commitment towards corporate excellence. I want to remind everyone that with alcohol comes the need for balance of fun and responsibility. As always, I want to remind you to Clique intelligently and drink Don dubiously.

 

Sharing in success,
Noah Cohen
CEO/Founder

Premier Innovations Group Announces Expansion of Clique Vodka into Ohio

Pittsburgh, PA (March 26, 2012)—Premier Innovations Group has announced their recent expansion of Clique Vodka into the state of Ohio.

Premier Innovations Group was founded by Noah Cohen, Chief Executive Officer and native to Youngstown, Ohio. Mr Cohen attended Canfield High School and is a graduate of Youngstown State University. He has had a long line of successful start-ups under his belt since the age of 18. In 2007, at the age of 27, Cohen decided to start Premier Innovations Group, a federal importing company for the spirits industry. With a strong team foundation formed, hard work and continued dedication, Premier Innovations Group launched their first private brand, Clique Vodka in July of 2010.

“Expanding Clique Vodka’s foothold into many new markets is our biggest focus in pursuit of having a global brand. I couldn’t be more excited and proud about the penetration into my home town market where much of our initial investment dollars come from. Many individuals from Youngstown gave their hard earned money taking a chance on heavy returns that can come from success in the liquor industry. We are starting to see great success from our launch in our initial states, but Youngstown, Ohio has always been an important market to me,” said Noah Cohen, CEO Premier Innovations Group.

Premier’s brand, Clique Vodka, is now sold throughout retail outlets in Northeast Ohio. The brand is sold in numerous retail outlets such as Giant Eagle and other state retail stores. Premier is acting as its own distributor and has hired a sales force to promote the vodka locally in Youngstown. The brand hit store shelves last week and is priced at approximately $16.00 a bottle.

“We view Ohio as a good state to do business with for many reasons. Its proximity to Pennsylvania has allowed many consumers to request the brand to be available in the Buckeye state,” says Jimi Romanus, Vice President of Sales. “Today’s economy has created a strong demand for high quality vodka with an affordable price point, which is something Clique offers in this market.”

Ohio now marks the fourth state that Premier Innovations Group has expanded their brands to, along with Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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About Premier Innovations Group

Premier Innovations Group is a multi-faceted alcoholic beverage importing Umbrella Corporation that develops internal private label brands while penetrating markets with in- house fusion of viral event-driven entertainment, art and design.  Premier has a global network conducive to beverage product distribution, development and logistics with full importing and exporting services.  Premier also provides these services to other companies that have or wish to develop brands that don’t compete with Premiers existing or future brands.

2012 Looking Ahead

The chaos of the holidays is long over and we are settled back in to performance without interruption. Here at Premier Innovations Group we hope everyone had an amazing holiday and that resolutions for personal and corporate betterment have kicked into gear for the New Year.

For Premier, 2012 is a year of great opportunity coupled with dramatic growth that is only apparent in a business that is having an extremely successful infancy. The success we have seen is attributed to a team of performers starting to work smarter together to critically think and solve problems empowered as one entity moving into our second true fiscal year. As we continue to grow together on a path to corporate transparency and excellence, we’d like to update our supporters’, followers’, and investors’ as frequently as possible on some of the largest milestones and significant happenings.

Financially, the last quarter of 2011 set the precedence with more gross sales than in the first entire 9 months of the year. The 2012 financial spotlight will boast dramatic growth penetrating over 13 new markets for Clique Vodka as we enter our new partnership with Total Wine and Spirits. They are one of the largest private retailers of liquor in the country. We look forward to a long lasting relationship with the Total Group.

Internally, the continuous growth of our existing markets continues. We are proud to see Ohio stores receive product and significant planning of the launch is occurring. In Pennsylvania, sales are climbing and the Philadelphia expansion is moving along well. We are diverting efforts to putting more troops on the ground in West Virginia and our Tennessee wholesaling company Saachi Imports is getting ready for another large delivery of Clique Vodka.

Looking ahead, the next few months for Premier are explosive. We are in negotiations with several celebrity brand ambassadors for Clique Vodka and exploring the launch of a new value priced tequila. For our current tequila, Don Pantaleon Tequila, changes are in the works as we have exciting ideas to push product west to explore markets that have heavy sales of tequila in the well division.

Packaging improvements to our existing brands, new relationships, and new products are all on the horizon for 2012. We want to thank all of the new contributors toward investment of time and money into our project. As always, I would like to thank our customers that drive our business and as we finish the winter remind everyone to be careful and responsible when enjoying winter libations with our products.

 

Sharing In Success,

Noah Cohen

CEO/Founder

New State Expansions

Fall has arrived and so has the first growth stage in the pursuit of corporate excellence for our company. There are many great triumphs to recognize and our organization prides itself on the passionate performance of our team. Expansion of our foothold is the current key to sustainability and remains our biggest focus. Shifts in the liquor industry and new developments with debt financing through strategic legal structure alliances and funding partners out of Colorado have led us to developing new programs that rush the time line for new markets.

We have had many offers from out of state distributors and broker relationships are being molded. Pennsylvania store locations carrying Clique Vodka rise to over 300 state-wide. Growth of Don Pantaleon is building, proving to be a crowd pleaser with amazing taste boasting incredible value. Sales increase as state expansions continue. West Virginia opens its doors to our fine products. Tennessee sales are growing dramatically and we are proud of our wonderful relationships with our new wholesaler. Ohio will be ready soon. New York and Florida relationships are coming together. Our travels to the West coast open the doors to Nevada and California, which will be our next targets.

As our team prepares for the unveiling of our new national marketing campaign, we feel that our stockholders can feel strong and proud to be involved in such a creative organization with great cultural structure and foundation

As the CEO of our company, I am honored to have the opportunity to work with a fine team with such solid brands that we stand behind. We want to thank everyone for their ongoing support in our rise and expansion. We encourage you to reach out to us and engage yourself in our movement in any way. We welcome your interaction as a corporately and socially responsible company. As I always do, I’d like to end by reminding everyone that drinking can be dangerous when done irresponsibly. This business can be fun and enjoyable with maturity and understanding. Enjoy the changes of fall and remember to Clique intelligently and drink Don dubiously.

Yours In Success,
Noah Cohen (
CEO)

Premier Innovations Group Announces Expansion Into West Virginia

Pittsburgh, PA (October 1, 2011)—Premier Innovations Group has announced their recent expansion into the state of West Virginia.

Expanding Clique Vodka’s foothold into new US markets is our biggest focus as we close out 2011 and prepare for 2012.  We are anticipating rapid brand market penetration leading to a positive following in the West Virginia market.” – Noah Cohen, CEO Premier Innovations Group.

Premier’s brand, Clique Vodka, is now sold throughout retail outlets in all areas of West Virginia. The brand is sold in numerous retail outlets such as Ashebrooke Liquor (the largest retailer in West Virgina) and 711 retail stores. St. John’s Marketing is the local distributor Premier has decided to work with. The brand hit store shelves last week and is priced at $15.99 for a 1 liter bottle.

We view West Virginia as a good state to do business with for many reasons. Its proximity to Pennsylvania has allowed many consumers to request the brand to be available in the Mountain State,” said Jimi Romanus, Vice President of Sales. “Today’s economy has created a strong demand for high quality vodka with an affordable price point, which is something Clique offers in this market.

West Virginia now marks the third state that Premier Innovations Group has expanded their brands to, along with Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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About Premier Innovations Group

Premier Innovations Group is a multi-faceted alcoholic beverage importing Umbrella Corporation that develops internal private label brands while penetrating markets with in- house fusion of viral event-driven entertainment, art and design.  Premier has a global network conducive to beverage product distribution, development and logistics with full importing and exporting services.  Premier also provides these services to other companies that have or wish to develop brands that don’t compete with Premiers existing or future brands.