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Cott Corp CEO eyes sharp fall in US CSD volumes

The head of Cott Corp has said he expects North American carbonated soft drink volumes to sink by as much as 10% this year as the category c...

Cott CEO sees end of "value destructive" pricing

US soft drinks companies will continue to increase their per-litre prices after realising that low prices have been damaging the industry, t...


James Wilmore | 12 Feb 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.


Stefan Kirk | 11 Feb 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.


Andy Morton | 6 Feb 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.


Olly Wehring | 6 Feb 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.

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Andy Morton | 6 Jan 2016

Cott Corp has continued to diversify its portfolio with the completion of the CAD62m (US$44m) takeover of Canadian home and office water delivery company, Aquaterra.


Andy Morton | 28 Oct 2015

Cott Corp has continued to offset CSD declines with contract manufacturing and diversification as it returned to the black in nine-month results.


Andy Morton | 29 Sep 2015

SodaStream has appointed a former Cott Corp CEO to lead its US operations and turn around declining sales.


Olly Wehring | 14 Aug 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.


Olly Wehring | 7 Aug 2015

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Andy Morton | 4 Aug 2015

Cott Corp's first-half profits have returned to the black as second-quarter sales jumped by almost 50%.


Olly Wehring | 13 Jul 2015

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Olly Wehring | 27 May 2015

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Olly Wehring | 15 May 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.


Olly Wehring | 8 May 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.


Andy Morton | 7 May 2015

Cott Corp's Q1 losses have widened but sales increased on the back of its acquisition of DS Services.


Olly Wehring | 27 Apr 2015

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Olly Wehring | 13 Apr 2015

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Andy Morton | 24 Feb 2015

Cott Corp has posted a drop in full-year profits but finished the year in the black after a strong final quarter.


Olly Wehring | 10 Feb 2015

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Olly Wehring | 19 Dec 2014

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.


Andy Morton | 15 Dec 2014

Cott Corp has completed its US$1.25bn acquisition of DSS Group, the parent company of DS Services of America.


James Wilmore | 7 Nov 2014

Cott Corp has agreed a deal to acquire DSS Group, parent company of DS Services of America, for US$1.25bn as its looks to expand outside of CSDs and juices.


Olly Wehring | 31 Oct 2014

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.


James Wilmore | 29 Sep 2014

Quintessential Brands has appointed a former PepsiCo and Cott Corp executive as the new head of its Essential Drinks Co unit.


James Wilmore | 31 Jul 2014

Cott Corp has reported a first-half loss as a decline in the US CSD segment continued to bite.


James Wilmore | 30 May 2014

Cott Corporation has acquired UK food and beverages manufacturer Aimia Foods for an initial sum of US$80m.


James Wilmore | 7 May 2014

Cott Corp has recorded first-quarter losses of US$3.9m after a drop in sales, but is eyeing acquisitions as it looks to diversify.


Olly Wehring | 14 Mar 2014

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

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