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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
30 October 2013
Pernod Ricard has launched a new global TV ad for its Ballantine's Scotch whisky.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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'.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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).
26 November 2012
Pernod Ricard is lining up a Europe-wide travel retail digital campaign for its Ballantine’s Scotch whisky brand.
5 November 2012
Pernod Ricard has launched a global TV campaign for its Ballantine's Finest Scotch to connect with a younger audience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
16 July 2012
Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s 40 Year Old
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.
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.
23 February 2012
Pernod Ricard has launched a television advert for its Royal Salute Scotch whisky brand in China.
23 February 2012
Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s Signature Distillery Editions
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.