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What do US wholesalers think of your spirits category? - Focus 4 May 2016

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Morgan Stanley last week released a report based on a survey of US wholesalers that found increased confidence is the country's spirits market. The financial firm said the report, its first to directly survey wholesalers, is more forward-looking that traditional channel data and attempts to "identify key trends before they appear in Nielsen data and sell-side forecasts". The survey also quizzed wholesalers on future category performance. Here's a run-down of the key findings.


Anheuser-Busch InBev and its SABMiller divestments – Focus 29 Apr 2016

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In late-2015, Anheuser-Busch InBev secured the takeover of SABMiller for US$107.3bn. Since then, the brewing giant has lined up several divestments of SAB assets. Here's a rolling list of the sell-offs A-B InBev has lined up to proceed once it closes the transaction, expected at some point in the second half of this year.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q1 results by brand - Focus 28 Apr 2016

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Yesterday, Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPSG) reported a lift in sales and profits for the first quarter of 2016, as prices and volumes increased. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by brand and market in the three months to the end of March.


SABMiller's full-year sales performance by region - Focus 21 Apr 2016

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In a trading update earlier today, SABMiller reported a 5% lift in sales from the 12 months to the end of March. The top line also grew in the third quarter, by 7%. Here, we look at the 12- and three-month performances by region. All results are on an organic basis.


Coca-Cola Co Q1 results by region - Focus 20 Apr 2016

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Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported its first-quarter results, with sales and profits both down in the period. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region, for the first three months of 2016.


Heineken's Q1 Performance by Region - Focus 20 Apr 2016

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Today, Heineken reported a lift in volumes in the first three months of this year. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region:


How does the on-trade in the UK and US compare? - Nielsen figures - Focus 19 Apr 2016

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Data company Nielsen CGA has released its first market report to compare the US on-trade with the UK's. Here are some of the key takeaways:


Remy Cointreau's FY performance by brand - Focus 19 Apr 2016

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In full-year result released today, Remy Cointreau generated net sales of EUR1.05bn (US$1.19bn), achieving reported growth of 9%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by brand in the fiscal year.


Concha y Toro's 2015 performance - Focus 29 Mar 2016

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This week, Concha y Toro reported a jump in full-year sales and profits as volumes increased and currency fluctuations played in its favour. 


The LVMH guide to entry-level luxury - Focus 22 Mar 2016

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At the CAGE 2016 conference in London today, LVMH CFO Jean-Jacques Guiony spoke about how his company operates in the luxury goods category. Key to bringing in new consumers are entry-level products, about which Guiony said: "We basically rely on them." Here are the main points from his speech on entry-level products as well as on high-end items and the modern marketing methods needed to sell them.


Stock Spirits FY performance by region - Focus 10 Mar 2016

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Earlier today, Stock Spirits reported sales and profits declines as the Polish market continued to hamper performance. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by key region:


Brown-Forman's YTD performance by region, brand - Focus 2 Mar 2016

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Earlier today, Brown-Forman posted its first-quarter results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the nine months to the end of January.


Gruppo Campari’s 2015 performance by region, brand - Focus 1 Mar 2016

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Earlier today, Gruppo Campari announced its full-year results, including a healthy 6.2% rise in sales. Here, we take a look at the figures for the 12 months to the end of December by region and brand.


Coca-Cola HBC FY performance by region - Focus 19 Feb 2016

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Today Coca-Cola HBC released its full-year results with sales and profits down despite volumes increases. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region in 2015.


Spirits in 2016 - All M&A eyes on Africa and India - Focus 16 Feb 2016

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Having shared their thoughts on what trends will shape the spirits category in 2016, Euromonitor considers the corporate side of the segment, Senior alcoholic drinks analyst Jeremy Cunnington forecasts little movement.


Pernod Ricard's H1 performance by region - Focus 11 Feb 2016

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Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported a 7% rise in sales in the six months to the end of December. Here's a look at the performance of the company's major spirits, wine and Champagne brands in the year-to-date, as well as a rundown of the top-line figures by region.


Carlsberg's full-year performance by region - Focus 10 Feb 2016

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Earlier today, Carlsberg reported a 1.3% increase in sales in 2015, with operating profits in the year falling by just over 8%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the brewers results by region.


Heineken's full-year performance by region - Focus 10 Feb 2016

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Earlier today, Heineken reported a near-7% lift in sales from 2015, with the brewer hailing a "strong performance" in the year. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region for FY2015:


The Coca-Cola Co's Q4 performance by region - Focus 9 Feb 2016

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Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported full-year and Q4 results, with sales in the last three months of 2015 falling by 8%. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in the three months to the end of December.


Beer in 2016 - The morning after the night before - Focus 9 Feb 2016

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Having considered brewing trends in the year ahead yesterday, Euromonitor now takes a corporate view on what 2016 will look like in the beer category.


What are the big drinks brands doing for Super Bowl 50? - Focus 4 Feb 2016

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Sunday's Super Bowl is fast approaching, which back in the pre-YouTube days meant growing excitement over the TV cast's ads. These days, however, many advertisers release their Super Bowl commercials ahead of time in an attempt to seed interest and maximise views.


Ten things you need to know about spirits in the US - Focus 3 Feb 2016

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US spirits trade organisation the Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) held its annual spirits briefing in New York yesterday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the key takeaways from the event. 


Six key trends for alcoholic drinks in 2016 - Focus 3 Feb 2016

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Here, Spiros Malandrakis, alcoholic drinks analyst at Euromonitor International, shares his forecasts of the trends that will shape the alcohol industry in the year ahead.


World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2016 - How open are you to cyber attacks? - Focus 25 Jan 2016

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The World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2016 underlines the threat of cyberattack as a growing menace facing major companies. Ben Cooper examines the report's findings on the dangers of cyberattacks and other principal risks facing companies over the next ten years identified in the report.


SABMiller's Q3/YTD sales performance by region - Focus 21 Jan 2016

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In a trading update earlier today, SABMiller reported a 5% lift in sales during the nine months to the end of December. The top line also grew in the third quarter, by 7%. Here, we look at the nine- and three-month performance by region. All results are on an organic basis.


Remy Cointreau's YTD performance by brand - Focus 21 Jan 2016

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In a trading update today, Remy Cointreau posted an 8% lift in reported sales for the nine months to the end of December. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by brand in the year-to-date.


Constellation Brands' recent spending spree - Focus 14 Jan 2016

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Constellation Brands looks to be in rude health. Its share price is up 33% on this time last year and its Q3 and YTD results, released last week, showed a boost in sales and profits - thanks largely to big gains in beer.


How sugar levy problem could become an opportunity for drinks brands - Focus 10 Dec 2015

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The UK is currently debating the introduction of a sugar tax in a bid to trim waistlines. The focus on reducing childhood obesity could result in tougher times for drinks brands, with the likes of Ribena already having some formats removed from shelves in Tesco. It begs the question, are retailers and the Government thinking about the wider commercial implications of such a levy?


Brown-Forman's H1 performance by region, brand - Focus 2 Dec 2015

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Earlier today, Brown-Forman posted its first-quarter results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the three months to the end of July.


Britvic's FY Performance by Region - Focus 25 Nov 2015

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Today, Britvic posted a 3% dip in sales in its full-year results as profits rose. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by category and region in the 52-weeks to 27 September. 

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