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Focus

A deeper consideration of the issues making the headlines on just-drinks.



Focus - Diageo's FY Performance by Region 30 Jul 2015

Earlier today, Diageo reported a lift in full-year net profits on flat sales and dipping volumes. Here just-drinks takes a look at the figures for each of the group's regions:


SABMiller, Carlsberg, Heineken: Poland's beer itch – Focus 24 Jul 2015

As the third-largest beer market in Europe, Poland plays a sizable part in the fortunes of three of the world's largest brewers. As market leader, SABMiller is particularly keen that the country's consumers keep on chugging.


SABMiller's Q1 Sales Performance by Region - Focus 23 Jul 2015

In a trading update earlier today, SABMiller posted a 3% lift in group sales in its fiscal first quarter, as volumes held steady. Here we look at the three-month performance by region.


Dr Pepper Snapple Group's Q2 Performance - Focus 23 Jul 2015

Dr Pepper Snapple Group today posted an increase in second quarter profits and sales, although growth was slowed by negative ForEx.


Focus - Coca-Cola Co's H1 & Q2 Performance by Region 22 Jul 2015

Earlier today (22 July), The Coca-Cola Co reported a 3.3% slip in sales in its second quarter. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in both the three months and six months to the end of June:


Remy Cointreau's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand - Focus 21 Jul 2015

In a trading update earlier today, Remy Cointreau posted a near-4% lift in reported sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by region and brand in the three months to the end of June.


The Greek crisis from alcohol's front line - Focus 9 Jul 2015

As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers new proposals to tackle the country’s debt crisis, Lucy Britner takes a closer look at what it means to the local drinks trade.


Focus - Edrington's FY Performance by Brand 29 Jun 2015

Edrington today reported a drop in FY sales and profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by brand in the 12 months to the end of March.


Focus – Brown Forman's Slane Castle Irish Whiskey Ltd 3 Jun 2015

Late yesterday, Brown-Forman announced its entry into the Irish whiskey category through the purchase of Slane Castle Irish Whiskey Ltd


Focus - Brown-Forman's FY Performance by Region, Brand 3 Jun 2015

Earlier today, Brown-Forman posted its Q4 and FY results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and by brand in the 12 months to the end of April.


Focus - The Risks of Acquisitions 1 Jun 2015

Drinks giant Diageo has been in the news recently after discrepancies were found in the results of United Spirits, an Indian spirits company that the company recently bought a controlling stake in.


Focus - The Prosecco shortage that isn't 27 May 2015

Last week, news spread of an impending Prosecco shortage. But beyond the sensationalist headlines, how likely is it that fans of the fast-growing sparkling wine will find themselves fighting over the last few bottles this Summer?


Focus - Britvic's Q2 & H1 Performance by Region, Category 20 May 2015

Britvic posted a rise in sales in its first-half results today (21 May). Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by category and region in the 28-week period.


Focus - Belvedere’s Q1 Performance by Region 13 May 2015

Earlier today (13 May), French wine and spirits group Belvédère announced that its first-quarter sales were up 4.4% on a comparable basis. Here, we take a look at the figures for the first three months of 2015 by region:


Focus - C&C Group's FY Performance by Region 13 May 2015

Earlier today, C&C Group reported a rise in full-year sales. But the company slipped into the red as impairment charges damaged the bottom line. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance by region:


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