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Focus

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



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:


Focus - Gruppo Campari’s Q1 Performance by Region, Brand 12 May 2015

Earlier today (12 May), Gruppo Campari announced its first quarter results, including a 73% hike in pre-tax profits and a 13% sales increase. Here, we take a look at the figures for the quarter by region and brand:


Focus – Carlsberg’s Q1 Results by Region 12 May 2015

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported its first quarter results, with losses up 34% and revenue rising 4.5%. Here, we look at the company’s performance during the three-month period by region.


Focus - Suntory's Q1 Performance by Category 11 May 2015

Last week, Japan's Suntory Holdings reported a healthy rise in first-quarter sales and operating profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's beverage results:


Focus – Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Q1 Performance by Region 6 May 2015

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a 62% surge in first quarter net profit, accompanied by a 1.4% dip in net sales. Here, just-drinks analyses the company’s global performance, region by region:


Focus - Pernod Ricard's YTD Performance by Region 23 Apr 2015

Pernod Ricard yesterday announced a 6% rise in sales in the nine months to the end of March. Here's a look at the performance of the company's 14 major spirits and Champagne brands in the year-to-date, as well as a rundown of the top-line figures by region:


Focus - Coca-Cola Co's Q1 Performance by Region 22 Apr 2015

The Coca-Cola Co today reported a 4% drop in full-year profits. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks group:


Focus - Heineken's Q1 Performance by Region 22 Apr 2015

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


Focus - SABMiller's FY Sales Performance by Region 16 Apr 2015

Today, SABMiller reported a 4% rise in full-year sales despite a flat performance from North America. Here just-drinks takes a closer look at the numbers:


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