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.
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.
10 February 2014
Pernod Ricard has launched a special edition in its Martell Cordon Bleu range.
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.
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.
10 December 2013
Pernod Ricard has readied a global television advert for its Martell Cognac brand.
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.
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.
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.
15 October 2013
Pernod Ricard’s Martell Caractare
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
14 February 2013
Pernod Ricard has hailed a "good performance" in its H1, despite a "less buoyant environment" than the previous year.
12 February 2013
Pernod Ricard has lined up the purchase of Cognac producer Le Maine au Bois.
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:
8 February 2013
Pernod Ricard has announced that it has begun discussions to buy Cognac producer Le Maine au Bois.
8 February 2013
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:
14 January 2013
Pernod Ricard has launched a global; marketing campaign for its Martell Cognac brand.
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.
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.
23 November 2012
China's Cognac market is slowing down but there is still plenty of room for growth, an analyst has said.
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.
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.
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.