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Brown-Forman sees "upstarts" hamper vodka pricing

The CEO of Brown-Forman has flagged the growth of rival vodka “upstarts” such as Tito's Handmade Vodka as driving a “brutally competitive” v...

Comment - How Hand-Made is Tito's Handmade Vodka?

The rise of 'craft' continues, with new spirits brands riding the wave in the US. One such overnight success in Tito's Handmade Vodka, which...

Can Absolut's US Headache be Soothed by Elyx?

Late last month, in Pernod Ricard's full-year results, the spirits company flagged a tough time for Absolut vodka. Richard Woodard surveys t...

Focus - Pernod Ricard's H1 performance

Today, Pernod Ricard released its half-year results, which showed single-digit drops in sales and net profits. Here is a closer look at the...

Latest Interviews

Interview - Pernod Ricard's Outgoing CEO - Part II 12 Feb 2015

Olly Wehring

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.


Pernod's brand director for gin, JC Iglesias 25 Nov 2013

Andy Morton

JC Iglesias took over as brand director of Pernod Ricard's gin brand, Beefeater, in August this year after a switch from marketing the company's brown spirits portfolio in the US. In his first interview since taking on his new role, he tells just-drinks why he wants to take gin to a completely new market, what a wider Beefeater portfolio could do and that there really is a gin boom going on out there.

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Company research

Spirits in Colombia

Spirits in Colombia

Colombia has shown an interesting development in the luxury industry, and the alcoholic drinks category has not been indifferent to the trend. Some examples of new premium lines that appeared in 2012...

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Spirits in Tunisia

Spirits in Tunisia

Despite the wide range of spirits available in Tunisia, Absolut vodka remains the spirits brand of choice during weddings and celebrations. Absolut vodka recorded the strongest sales in 2012 in nightc...

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Spirits and RTDs, 2014 and the future

Spirits and RTDs, 2014 and the future

This future-looking global report offers a concise, short-form, visual guide to this key CPG category. It provides a market overview, a review of the big stories affecting the category, a key section...

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