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James Wilmore

James WilmoreBiography

just-drinks' deputy editor began his journalism journey in 2003, cutting his teeth on a local newspaper in his native Essex. From here, he joined leading UK pub trade title The Publican, where he spent six happy years breaking exclusives, as well as winning a Britvic Business Journalist of the Year award and interviewing David Cameron, Nick Clegg and... Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley (he owns a brewery).

After a year of freelancing covering the food and drink sector, James joined the good ship just-drinks in March 2012.

If he's not working or drinking, you'll usually spot him running. 

e: james.wilmore@just-drinks.com

Twitter: @jamescwilmore

Articles by James Wilmore

SodaStream has flagged the "radical shift" towards water consumption in the US just on Call - SodaStream to focus on water flavours as US soda sags 30 October 2014

SodaStream International is to shift its focus away from soda towards the growing sparkling water market to counteract its struggles in the US, the group's head has revealed.


Brewers relaunch UK beer campaign with GBP10m spend - video 30 October 2014

Brewers in the UK are relaunching the 'Let There Be Beer' campaign under a fresh banner, including a new TV ad as part of a GBP10m (US$16m) spend.


SodaStream says the sites are being closed for "commercial reasons" SodaStream to close West Bank site 30 October 2014

SodaStream International has confirmed it is shutting two of its facilities – including its controversial site in the West Bank - as it targets efficiencies.


WoSA has opened a Hong Kong office Wines of South Africa opens Hong Kong office 30 October 2014

Trade body Wines of South Africa has opened a new satellite office in Hong Kong to help producers target key Asian markets.


Pimm's No. 6 Vodka Cup to return as Diageo responds to outcry 30 October 2014

Diageo has announced plans to reinstate its Pimm's variant 'No. 6 Vodka Cup' in the UK after public complaints over its delisting.


Greene King now has until next Tuesday to submit a firm bid for Spirit Pub Co Greene King gets offer deadline extension for Spirit Pub Co deal 30 October 2014

Spirit Pub Co's board has agreed to give Greene King an extension until next Tuesday to make a firm offer for the company.


A-B InBev will report its latest results on Friday just The Preview - Anheuser-Busch InBev's Q3 & YTD 29 October 2014

Anheuser-Busch InBev will report its third-quarter and year-to-date results on Friday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's activities in the Q3 period:


C&C Group may yet make another move for Spirit, according to reports just On Call - C&C Group 'puzzled' by Spirit Pub Co rejection 29 October 2014

The CEO of C&C Group has admitted the company is “puzzled” by the speed at which Spirit Pub Co rejected its takeover approach, but would not be drawn on whether this marks the end of the matter.


SodaStream has been hit by struggles in the US SodaStream launches growth plan after YTD profits tumble 29 October 2014

SodaStream International has launched a new “growth plan” after today reporting that its nine-month profits have halved year-on-year.


Cott Corp has remained in the red in its year-to-date Cott Corp losses widen in YTD 29 October 2014

Cott Corp has seen its net losses widen in its year-to-date, but the company has said its global volumes are continuing to stabilise.


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