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just the Facts – The Power 100 2015

Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and s...

Enthusiasm abounds despite Pernod share hit

At the end of Pernod Ricard’s annual Capital Market Day conference this week, whispers around the cocktail bar were that the company's share...


Top Wine & Spirits Trends in the Last Ten Years

Stuart Whitwell at Intangible Business | 10 Jun 2015

Earlier today, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. In this excerpt from the full report, which can be downloaded here, the company considers the consumer trends that have shaped the wine and spirits categories in the last ten years.


Focus - Pernod's YTD Performance by Region

Andy Morton | 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:


Will Brown-Forman prosper from vodka decline?

Andy Morton | 8 Apr 2015

If the spirits story of the last 40 years has been vodka's ascent to domination, are we now witnessing a whiskey fightback?


Don Julio: Diageo's Mexican Trojan Horse

Richard Woodard | 12 Mar 2015

Last week, Diageo announced plans to invest US$400m on its operations in Mexico. While the headlines centred on the company's Don Julio Tequila operations, the country itself is ripe for growth. Richard Woodard investigates.

Latest Interviews

Martell's CEO & chairman, Philippe Guettat

Andy Morton | 6 May 2015

Pernod Ricard's Cognac unit, Maison Martell, is about to celebrate its 300th anniversary. just-drinks caught up with Philippe Guettat, Martell's CEO & chairman, to discuss how the party preparations are going, why China demand is at a crossroads and what lies ahead for the unit in Africa.


Interview - Pernod Ricard's Outgoing CEO - Part II

Olly Wehring | 12 Feb 2015

In the second part of just-drinks' exclusive interview with the outgoing CEO of Pernod Ricard, Pierre Pringuet, here he looks back at some of the deals that have shaped the company, and his role in their negotiation.

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Pernod Ricard appoints Absolut Vodka VP

Lucy Britner | 25 Jun 2015

Pernod Ricard's Absolut Co has promoted Anna Schreil, director of product development, realisation & R&D, to the post of VP operations, which includes managing the production of Absolut vodka.


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Pernod Ricard releases LGBT Absolut bottle

Olly Wehring | 16 Jun 2015

Pernod Ricard has started the global roll-out of a rainbow bottle for its Absolut vodka brand, designed to “celebrate Absolut's legacy within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community”.


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NPD - Pernod Ricard's Oak by Absolut

Andy Morton | 8 Jun 2015

Inspired by bartenders who were ageing their own cocktails, Oak by Absolut is Absolut vodka rested in oak to produce a "smooth and subtlety smoky flavour, with notes of vanilla and caramel".


Pernod Ricard unveils new Absolut bottle

Andy Morton | 27 Apr 2015

Pernod Ricard is to launch a new Absolut vodka bottle across all of its global markets.


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Pernod unveils Absolut Elyx House in New York

Andy Morton | 7 Apr 2015

Pernod Ricard has opened a "brand home" in New York for its Absolut Elyx vodka that doubles as its US head's private residence.


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Spirits makers must shape craft category - study

Andy Morton | 18 Mar 2015

International spirits companies must learn to drive trends in the emerging craft sector or risk losing the Millennial customers that are reshaping consumer behaviour, a new report argues.


Pernod Ricard's Absolut Honey

Olly Wehring | 5 Mar 2015

Pernod Ricard has released a Travel Retail-only flavour extension of its Absolut vodka brand.


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Pernod takes Absolut Warhol push to Travel Retail

Andy Morton | 24 Nov 2014

Pernod Ricard has launched its Absolut Warhol bottle into global Travel Retail alongside a new marketing campaign in key airports.

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