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Whiskey success adds to Southern Comfort's woes

Speaking after the release of Brown-Forman's first-quarter results yesterday, CEO Paul Varga was typically upbeat over the performance of fl...

US craft vodka puts squeeze on Pernod's Absolut

Pernod Ricard has blamed the rise of craft spirits such as Tito's Handmade Vodka for a drop-off in US sales for its Absolut brand....

Pernod Ricard's FY Performance by Region, Brand

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported a drop in full-year profits and sales. Here's a closer look at the Paris-headquartered company's perfo...

just The Preview - Pernod Ricard's Q4 & FY

Pernod Ricard will report its quarter four and full-year numbers on Thursday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at what the Paris-headquartered...

Latest Interviews

just the Answer: Pernod Ricard's Nick Blacknell 14 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

Earlier this year, the Worshipful Company of Distillers held a lively debate in London on the future of rum. Afterwards, just-drinks spoke to Nick Blacknell, Havana Club's international marketing director for Pernod Ricard, to discuss digital, diversity and the debate's motion “The future for rum lies with connoisseurs not clubbers”.


Interview - Pernod Ricard Sub-Saharan Africa MD 6 Jun 2014

Olly Wehring

After 18 years in Latin America, Laurent Pillet moved to sub-Saharan Africa in 2011 to head up Pernod Ricard's operations in the region. At the French company's Capital Markets Day this week, just-drinks sat down with Pillet to discuss the past, present and future for Pernod in the region.

Latest News

Campari launches Wild Turkey American Honey push 1 Sep 2014

Olly Wehring

Gruppo Campari has lined up the largest marketing push for the American Honey expression of its Wild Turkey Bourbon brand in the US.


Chivas Regal US off-trade sales drop - figures 1 Sep 2014

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has seen Chivas Regal sales in the US off-trade fall, but its Irish whiskey brand Jameson continues its strong growth, according to latest quarterly figures.


Pernod Ricard set for CMO switch 29 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard is to replace its CMO next year with the current head of its South Africa unit.


Pernod bemoans tough FY as sales, profits drop 28 Aug 2014

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard has reported a double-digit fall in full-year net profits as volumes of its headline brands dipped slightly.


Corby Spirit & Wine FY sales rise, profits slip 28 Aug 2014

James Wilmore

Corby Spirit & Wine has seen a slight increase in its full-year sales, but profits slipped as its domestic market of Canada was “soft” and administration costs rose.

Latest blogs

Press pack prefer to probe Pernod Ricard in private 28 Aug 2014

Andy Morton

Does Pernod Ricard have something to hide? In a press conference after the release of full-year results today, only a quarter of the 100 minutes were given over to questions from journalists.


Whisky and the Windsors - a right royal pairing 27 May 2014

Andy Morton

The UK's rock star royals Will and Kate are set to give their son George his first taste of Scotch whisky this week. Not literally, of course.

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