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Pernod first launched Brasil in DecemberGLOBAL: Pernod Ricard reveals SWA role in Ballantine's Brasil launch

11 March 2014

Pernod Ricard's Ballantine's brand worked “hand in glove” with the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) over its newly-launched Brasil variant, one of the first Scotch-based 'spirit drinks' from a major distiller.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard's Ballantine's links with music streaming website - video

11 February 2014

Pernod Ricard has agreed a global tie-up with music event streaming website Boiler Room for its Scotch whisky brand Ballantine’s.

Comment - Pernod Ricard Aims to Harness Power of Innovation

29 January 2014

Alex Ricard, Pernod Ricard's CEO-in-waiting, told a neat little story during the group's innovation day in Paris yesterday.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s Brasil

3 December 2013

Pernod Ricard is entering the "flavoured" whisk(e)y market with the launch of a "lime-infused" variant of its Ballantine's brand.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard "re-imagines" Carmen in Ballantine’s push - video

27 November 2013

Pernod Ricard has enlisted a freestyle skateboarder to re-enact the opera Carmen in a new online film for its Ballantine’s Scotch whisky brand.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard unveils new Ballantine's ad - video

30 October 2013

Pernod Ricard has launched a new global TV ad for its Ballantine's Scotch whisky.

Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 Performance by Region, Brand

24 October 2013

Earlier today (24 October), Pernod Ricard released its sales and volumes figures for the 2013-14 first quarter. Here's a closer look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of September by region and brand.

TRAVEL RETAIL: Diageo ups Johnnie Walker Travel Retail volumes - Research

21 October 2013

Diageo's Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky brand strengthened its hold on the global Travel Retail market last year, increasing volumes by 15%, new figures have shown.

Focus - Pernod Ricard's FY Performance by Region, Brand

29 August 2013

Earlier today (29 August), Pernod Ricard released its results for the 2012-13 fiscal year. Here's a closer look at the company's performance in the 12 months to the end of June.

just the Winners - International Spirits Challenge 2013: Scotch Whisky

25 July 2013

Last week, the International Spirits Challenge announced the full list of gold medal and trophy-winning spirits brands for 2013. Here is the list of Scotch whisky winners.

just the Facts - World's Top 20 Most Valuable Drinks Brands

11 June 2013

A study, conducted by brand valuation agency Brand Finance, has ranked the world's biggest drinks brands by their value. We've compiled the top 20 into a table below:

Product Launch - TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard Ballantine’s 17 Year-Old Signature Distillery Miltonduff Edition

28 May 2013

Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s 17 Year-Old Signature Distillery Miltonduff Edition

just the Facts – The Power 100 2013

24 May 2013

Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's spirits brands. Here's a look at the top ten, along with the methodology used to draw up 'The Power 100'.

just The Facts - Pernod Ricard's YTD results

25 April 2013

This morning (25 April), Pernod Ricard released its year-to-date and third-quarter results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance by region and brand.

Focus - Pernod Ricard's H1 performance by region and brand

14 February 2013

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard released its half-year results, which showed single-digit rises in sales and net profits. Here is a closer look at the company's performance by region and by brand.

just the Preview - Pernod Ricard Q2 & H1

11 February 2013

Pernod Ricard will report its second-quarter and half-year numbers on Thursday (14 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the Paris-headquartered group has fared in the three months to the end of December:

TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard launches Ballantine's interactive push

4 December 2012

Pernod Ricard's Travel Retail unit has unveiled an interactive digital campaign for its Ballantine’s 30 Year Old in two South Korean airports.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard takes Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve to more markets

26 November 2012

Pernod Ricard is expanding its seasonal launch of Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve to meet increased demand from new regions, the company said today (26 November).

TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard to roll out Ballantine's digital push across Europe

26 November 2012

Pernod Ricard is lining up a Europe-wide travel retail digital campaign for its Ballantine’s Scotch whisky brand.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard unveils TV push for Ballantine's Finest

5 November 2012

Pernod Ricard has launched a global TV campaign for its Ballantine's Finest Scotch to connect with a younger audience.

UK: Pernod Ricard applies to build new Scotch distillery

18 October 2012

Pernod Ricard is looking to build a new malt whisky distillery in Scotland as part of its expansion plans in the country.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard unveils Ballantine's gift boxes

11 October 2012

Pernod Ricard has launched limited-edition gift packs for two of its Ballantine's expressions ahead of the high-sales festive season.

Comment - Wehring's Way: Diageo and UB Group - Whither Whyte & Mackay?

24 September 2012

As the speculation linking a tie-up between Diageo and the UB Group in India intensifies, it's clearly only a matter of time before a deal is sealed. The main sticking points at this stage of talks between the two will be - obviously – value, and - inevitably – what to do with Whyte & Mackay.

Comment - Spirits - Luxury Brands One Step Ahead of China Slowdown

23 July 2012

About four years ago, I interviewed the manager of a Bentley car dealership in Chengdu, one of China's flourishing second-tier cities.

Product Launch - ASIA/TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s 40 Year Old

16 July 2012

Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s 40 Year Old

just the Facts - Scotch Whisky

28 May 2012

This week, Pernod Ricard is hosting members of the media and the analyst community in Scotland for two days as it presents a capital markets day on Wednesday (30 May). Ahead of the trip, just-drinks looks at the Scotch whisky market globally.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard lagging Diageo in Scotch despite China leadership - analyst

22 May 2012

Pernod Ricard's performance in the Scotch whisky category is being held back by its lack of presence in Latin America and Africa, while Diageo is reaping the rewards from its coverage in the growth markets, according to an analyst.

CHINA: Pernod Ricard targets China with Royal Salute TV ad

23 February 2012

Pernod Ricard has launched a television advert for its Royal Salute Scotch whisky brand in China.

Product Launch – S KOREA/TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s Signature Distillery Editions

23 February 2012

Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s Signature Distillery Editions

EUROPE: Pernod Ricard launches on-trade Ballantine's 'beat' bottle

22 December 2011

Pernod Ricard has lined up a limited edition bottle for its Ballantine's Finest blended whisky brand in Europe's on-trade.

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