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Focus - Diageo's FY Performance by Region, Brand

Today, Diageo reported a drop in full-year profits and sales as problems in emerging markets took their toll. Here just-drinks takes a look...

A-B InBev's Q2 & H1 Performance by Region

Today, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a rise in first-half group sales and net profits. Here just-drinks takes a look at the brewer's perform...

Molson Coors CEO exit - Mega-Merger on hold?

Can anything be read into Peter Swinburn's decision to step down as Molson Coors' CEO in relation to a merger between SABMiller and Anheuser...

Round-Up - The ICAP Digest - July 2014

Once a month, the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), which covers alcohol policies worldwide, looks at what's going on in-mar...


Sustainability in Drinks - A Changing Wine Landscape 30 Jul 2014

Ben Cooper

The news this month that Castel has seen its wine operations in Ethiopia bear fruit suggests that the effects of climate change are already taking hold in the wine industry. Ben Cooper investigates.


Analysis - Innovation offers growth for wine as millenials step up 30 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

While much is made in the global wine industry of the importance of emerging markets, a recent report has warned that growth is still available in the more mature markets for those willing to innovate - be it in wine styles, marketing or distribution.


just The Preview - Anheuser-Busch InBev's H1 & Q2 28 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Anheuser-Busch InBev reports its second-quarter and half-year results on Thursday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the Leuven-headquartered group's fortunes in the three month from April to June.


Round-Up - NPD: Alcohol Beverage “Mash-Ups” Fuel Innovation 28 Jul 2014

Tom Vierhile, Innovation Insights Director at Datamonitor

This month, Tom Vierhile from Datamonitor considers the blending of drinks sectors in the NPD arena.


just The Preview - Diageo's FY preliminaries 28 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

On Thursday, Diageo will report its preliminary full-year results. Here just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its final quarter, the three months to the end of June:


Analysis - SABMiller's Australian issues are no quick fix 25 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

SABMiller is still having problems in Australia with beer.


Research in Focus - Family Branding: Establishing Beverage Verticals for Parents and Children 25 Jul 2014

Jonas Feliciano at Euromonitor International

Consumer concerns over calorie and sugar content have undoubtedly been a major contributor to shifting consumer beverage choices, particularly in developed markets like the US, UK, and France.


Analysis - PepsiCo finds stability but Peltz factor lingers 24 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

PepsiCo yesterday continued its financial year with another quarter of well-received results to follow April's estimate-beating Q1s.


just On Call - Dr Pepper Snapple Group to tackle diet declines 24 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Dr Pepper Snapple Group is to tackle declines in sales of diet Dr Pepper with a range of marketing programmes, its CEO has said.


Focus - Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q2 Performance 24 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Dr Pepper Snapple Group today (24 July) posted a rise in second-quarter profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the period:


Focus - SABMiller's Q1 Performance by Region 24 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Earlier today (24 July), SABMiller reported a 6% rise in first quarter sales. Here just-drinks takes a closer at the figures by region:


Focus - Britvic's Q3 & YTD Performance by Region 24 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Britvic today (24 July) posted a rise in sales and profits in its year-to-date results. Here just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region.


just On Call - PepsiCo to consider more re-franchising - CEO 23 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

PepsiCo’s CEO has hinted the group is looking at re-franchising more of its operations globally after successful partnerships in Vietnam and Mexico.


Focus - PepsiCo H1 & Q2 performance 23 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

Earlier today (23 July), PepsiCo reported its half-year and second-quarter results, with profits in the half-year rising by 3% on flat sales, and Q2 profits dipping by 2%.


Analysis - Coca-Cola Co fails investor confidence test 23 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Coca-Cola Co CEO Muhtar Kent said yesterday (22 July) that his company's first-half results proved “steady progress” in a turbulent industry.


just On Call - Brazil could have been worse - Coca-Cola Co CEO 23 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

The head of Coca-Cola Co has defended his company's performance in Brazil after a major World Cup sponsorship investment failed to lift Q2 volumes.


Analysis - Imported ciders face tough task in US 22 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Cider appears to be continuing its breakthrough in the US, with domestic brands outperforming imports.


Focus - Coca-Cola Co's H1 & Q2 Performance by Region 22 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Earlier today (22 July), The Coca-Cola Co reported a drop in first-half profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant:


Analysis - Cleaning China's seedier side brings balance to Remy Cointreau 22 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

While China's on-trade is cleaning up its act, Remy Cointreau expects the clientele in the country's bars to resume its love affair with Cognac - hopefully sooner rather than later.


just Five Years Ago: Anheuser-Busch InBev sells Oriental Brewery 21 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) was revealed in May to have had a bid for Treasury Wine Estates knocked back.


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