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14 March 2014

Cott has launched a sugar-free variant of its Emerge energy drink brand in the UK.

just On Call - Cott Corp chief warns of 'challenging' 2014

12 February 2014

The CEO of Cott Corp has said he expects the CSD category in North America to remain “challenging” in 2014 after his company saw volumes in the segment fall “mid to high-teens” last year.

US: Cott Corp suffers in FY as broader CSD market struggles

12 February 2014

Cott Corp has flagged a declining carbonated soft drink (CSD) market as having helped to hamper both its fourth quarter and full-year numbers.

M&A Watch - The Options Available to Cott Corp

11 February 2014

On the back of weak results in the first nine months of 2013, Cott Corp confirmed last week that it has appointed Credit Suisse to evaluate all strategic options that “would enhance shareholder value". Stefan Kirk, from M&A practitioner Glenboden, examines some of these options, including geographic diversification, consolidation and private equity.

Analysis - Coca-Cola Co explores options with Green Mountain tie-up

6 February 2014

It is no coincidence that on the same day Cott Corp said it is “evaluating” its options, the Coca-Cola Co announced its move into the at-home carbonation machine market with a US$1.25bn tie-up with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.

Analysis - Cott Corp searches for stability, but sale seems off-limits

6 February 2014

With Cott Corp admitting this week that it is considering its options, one could be forgiven for concluding that the firm is desperate to find some calm at last.

US: Cott Corp "considers alternatives"

6 February 2014

Cott Corp has confirmed that it is “evaluating” what direction to take the company in the future, noting that all options are being considered.

UK: Cott Corp eyes Emerge boost with marketing push

6 February 2014

Cott Corp is aiming to boost the UK profile of its Emerge 'value' energy drink brand with a series of high-profile marketing activities in 2014.

CANADA/US: Cott Corp pushes for early note redemption

3 January 2014

Cott Corp is looking to redeem the remaining US$15m-worth of notes that were originally due in 2017.

Analysis - Cott Beverage volumes unlikely to rally in Q4

4 November 2013

An analyst has predicted Cott Beverage's volumes will end the year down lower that expected after it posted sharp YTD declines in its North American unit.

just On Call - Cott Corp basks in UK weather boost

2 August 2013

Cott Corp's CEO has said last month's improved UK weather gave its soft drinks portfolio in the country a 15% volumes boost.

US: Cott Corp eyes brighter future despite H1 profits, sales fall

2 August 2013

Cott Corp has said it expects a better end to the year after blaming bad weather and a struggling CSD market in North America for a drop in first-half sales and profits.

UK: Cott Beverage unveils new Emerge energy drink push

13 June 2013

Cott Beverages has announced details of the "biggest-ever" marketing push for its energy drink brand Emerge.

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3 May 2013

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3 May 2013

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Analysis - Cott Corp must wait for EBITDA growth

2 May 2013

Cott Corp will have to wait until next year for its earnings to start heading north again, an analyst has warned.

CANADA/US: Sales, profits, volumes struggle in Q1 for Cott Corp

1 May 2013

Cott Corp has posted a marked fall in sales and profits in the first quarter of the year, as the global CSD market struggled in the period.

CANADA/UK/US: Cott Corp lines up Calypso Soft Drinks purchase

30 April 2013

Cott Corp has announced that its UK arm is set to buy the parent company of Calypso Soft Drinks in the country.

Analysis - Nichols CEO succession “meticulously planned”

13 March 2013

Marnie Millard's promotion to the head of Nichols has been in the making since she joined the company a year ago, an analyst has claimed.

ISRAEL/US: SodaStream unveils Cott Beverages tie-up over US supply

12 March 2013

SodaStream has enlisted Cott Beverages to boost its US syrup capacity as demand in the country increases.

CANADA/US: Cott Corp see FY profits jump

15 February 2013

Cott Corporation has reported a healthy rise in full-year profits despite a drop in sales in 2012.

Review of the Year 2012 - Part II: Soft Drinks

21 December 2012

In the second part of just-drinks' review of 2012, Andy Morton looks at how the soft drinks category has fared in the past 12 months.

Review of the Year 2012 - Part III: Bottled Water

21 December 2012

The third in our five-part review of 2012 sees Ben Cooper consider how the last 12 months have treated the bottled water category.

US: Q3 sees gloom continue for Cott Corp in YTD

1 November 2012

Cott Corp has seen its figures stay red as North American volumes continued to struggle in Q3.

just On Call - Cott Corp CEO looks for even keel in juice catagory

1 November 2012

Cott Corp has said its declining juice volumes in North America could revert to flat next year as new juice drinks pick up pace and innovations come on line.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Cott Beverages' RC Kick cola, RCQ Special Edition Flavors

12 October 2012

Cott Beverages' RC Kick cola, RCQ Special Edition Flavors

US: Cott Corp's volumes to bounce back in 2013 - analyst

6 August 2012

A drop in Cott Corp's first-half volumes were caused by temporary factors and overall volume growth should return in 2013, according to an analyst.

US: Cott Corp sees H1 numbers drop as volumes decline

3 August 2012

Cott Corp has posted a dip in H1 sales and profits as volumes fell in all regions.

UK: Cott Beverages extends Old Jamaica UK campaign

24 July 2012

Cott Beverages has extended the marketing push for its Old Jamaica ginger beer brand in the UK, with a sponsorship deal for the 'Respect Jamaica 50' festival in London.

UK: Old Jamaica Ginger Beer gets summer marketing push

30 May 2012

Cott Beverages has unveiled a sponsorship package with the Comedy Central channel as part of its summer advertising campaign for Old Jamaica Ginger Beer in the UK.

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