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Focus

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



Focus – Calorie Counts on Drink Labels: The Branding Implications 10 Dec 2014

In the UK, the Royal Society of Public Health has called for nutritional labels - including calories - to be placed on alcoholic drinks, in order to curb the country's growing obesity epidemic.


Focus - Britvic's FY Performance by Region 26 Nov 2014

Earlier today, Britvic posted a rise in sales and profits in its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region.


Focus - SABMiller's H1 Performance by Region 13 Nov 2014

Today, SABMiller reported a 15% rise in first-half profits but warned of challenges ahead. Here just-drinks takes a closer look at the numbers:


Focus - Gruppo Campari's YTD Performance by Region, Brand 12 Nov 2014

Today, Gruppo Campari announced a slide in year-to-date profits. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the group's results by region and brand:


Focus - Carlsberg's YTD Performance by Region 10 Nov 2014

Today, Carlsberg reported a drop in year-to-date profits as Eastern Europe remained challenging. Here just-drinks looks at the group's performance by region:


Focus - MillerCoors' Q3 results by Brand 7 Nov 2014

Yesterday, MillerCoors reported a near-8% lift in year-to-date net profits thanks in part to a healthy third quarter. Here, we take a look at the company's brand performance in the quarter:


Focus - Molson Coors' Q3 Performance by Region 6 Nov 2014

Today, Molson Coors reported a slip in year-to-date profits on flat sales, as an impairment charge hampered its third-quarter. Here, just-drinks takes closer look at the brewer’s Q3 performance by region:


Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 sales by brand 23 Oct 2014

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard announced a 1% rise in sales in the three months to the end of September. Here's a look at the performance of the company's 14 major Champagne and spirits brands in the quarter.


Focus - Heineken's Q3 Performance by Region 22 Oct 2014

Earlier today, Heineken reported a 1.7% decrease in Q3 sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region in the three months to the end of September


Focus - Coca-Cola Co's YTD & Q3 Performance by Region 21 Oct 2014

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported a drop in year-to-date profits and sales. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks group:


Focus - Diageo's Q1 Results by Region 16 Oct 2014

Earlier today, Diageo issued a Q1 trading update that showed a 1.5% slip in sales on a 3.% fall in volumes. Here, just-drinks, takes a look at the figures for each of the group's regions.


Focus - Remy Cointreau's H1 Performance by Brand 16 Oct 2014

Remy Cointreau today reported a drop in first-half sales after another weak showing in China. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by brand in the six months to the end of September.


Focus - SABMiller's H1 sales, volumes by region 14 Oct 2014

Earlier today, SABMiller reported a 5% rise in first-half sales, while its total volumes in the period were up by 1%. Here just-drinks takes closer look at the numbers:


Focus - Five Steps for Success in Social Media Advertising 10 Oct 2014

Advertising on social media is both an effective and cost-controlled way for the drinks industry to grow brand awareness and increase sales.


Focus - Government, Industry want Minimum Alcohol Pricing in Scotland 16 Sep 2014

Although the Scottish Government's initiative to put a minimum unit pricing (MUP) on alcohol has been referred to the European Court of Justice, some members of Scotland's alcohol industry are backing the initiative to tackle alcohol harm in the country.


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