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Analysis - Pernod Ricard's Jameson, Martell opportunity

14 February 2014

We all know by now that, if you're working for an international spirits company and the Chinese market is a big deal for you, then you haven't been sleeping too well for the past year or so.

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

13 February 2014

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 company's performance by region and by brand.

Product Launch - ASIA TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard's Martell Cordon Bleu Tribute to Cellar Masters

10 February 2014

Pernod Ricard has launched a special edition in its Martell Cordon Bleu range.

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.

Editor's Viewpoint - The China Crisis Continues for International Spirits

22 January 2014

Plenty has already been said about the sticky situation that Remy Cointreau has found itself in in the last year, due mainly to its heavy dependency on Chinese fans of international spirits. Enough has also been said about Pernod Ricard's similar predicament.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard launches latest Martell TV ad push - video

10 December 2013

Pernod Ricard has readied a global television advert for its Martell Cognac brand.

US: Pernod Ricard, Diageo off-trade Scotch volumes soar - figures

29 October 2013

Pernod Ricard and Diageo's Scotch whisky brands continue to post surging volumes growth in the US off-trade, according to the latest AC Nielsen figures.

Analysis - Pernod Ricard to catch China growth with broader portfolio

25 October 2013

Pernod Ricard will extend its portfolio in China as sales in the country return to solid growth in two years, an analyst has predicted.

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.

Product Launch - US: Pernod Ricard's Martell Caractare

15 October 2013

Pernod Ricard’s Martell Caractare

US: Pernod Ricard readies Champagne, spirit holiday packs

19 September 2013

The US arm of Pernod Ricard has released full details of its gift pack offerings for the holiday season in the country.

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.

Comment - Spirits - Cognac/Brandy: East is East

21 June 2013

A recent bout of activity in the Cognac region - from investment to divestment - suggests lively times ahead for the brandy and Cognac category. Ian Buxton looks at the headlines, and sees his eye being drawn east, not only for future growth, but also for future Cognac players.

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.

Analysis - Remy Cointreau "reassuring" on Cognac growth

18 April 2013

Analysts have welcomed Remy Cointreau's full-year results as a softer Chinese New Year failed to damage Cognac growth in Asia.

Analysis - Remy Cointreau in firing line as China slowdown hits spirits

25 March 2013

The slowdown in international spirits in China, flagged up by Pernod Ricard late last week, will also hit Remy Cointreau this year, an analyst has warned.

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.

FRANCE: China, France blackspots fail to hamper Pernod Ricard in H1

14 February 2013

Pernod Ricard has hailed a "good performance" in its H1, despite a "less buoyant environment" than the previous year.

FRANCE: Pernod Ricard set to snap up Le Maine au Bois

12 February 2013

Pernod Ricard has lined up the purchase of Cognac producer Le Maine au Bois.

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:

FRANCE: Cognac consolidation continues with Pernod Ricard Martell talks

8 February 2013

Pernod Ricard has announced that it has begun discussions to buy Cognac producer Le Maine au Bois.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

8 February 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard invites consumers to 'Rise Above' in Martell ad

14 January 2013

Pernod Ricard has launched a global; marketing campaign for its Martell Cognac brand.

AMERICAS: Pernod Ricard positive over premium spirits growth in Brazil

14 December 2012

Pernod Ricard has said that overall spirits growth in Brazil will be driven by the premium sector, particularly vodka and Scotch whisky, which will favour the company.

UK: Heineken calls time on John Smith's Grand National sponsorship

26 November 2012

Heineken has confirmed it will end the tie-up between its John Smith's bitter brand and the Grand National horse racing meeting in the UK.

CHINA: Cognac market still fertile despite slowdown - analyst

23 November 2012

China's Cognac market is slowing down but there is still plenty of room for growth, an analyst has said.

FRANCE: No "major" M&A for Pernod Ricard - analyst

26 October 2012

Pernod Ricard remains unlikely to be involved in any "major" M&A activity while its concentrates on delevergaing, according to an analyst.

FRANCE: Martell, Glenlivet, Perrier-Jouet shine in Pernod Ricard Q1, but sales growth slows

25 October 2012

A healthy jump in sales in the US has helped balance a less impressive performance in Asia for Pernod Ricard in its fiscal first quarter.

FRANCE: Pernod Ricard's Q1 adds to Asia slowdown fears - analyst

25 October 2012

Fears of a slowdown in Asia will be reinforced by Pernod Ricard's "cautious" noises on the region, an analyst has warned.

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