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Lucy Britner | 2 Sep 2016

In its full-year results, released yesterday, Pernod Ricard posted a slight increase in sales, up 1% to EUR8.68bn (US$7.46bn), while net profits appeared to soar - up 43% on fiscal-15 to a historical high of EUR1.25bn.


Lucy Britner | 1 Sep 2016

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported a 43% boost to full-year net profits. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand.


Olly Wehring | 30 Aug 2016

On Thursday (1 September), Pernod Ricard will report its full-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its fourth quarter, the three months to the end of Jun.


Ian Buxton | 23 Aug 2016

As just-drinks white spirits commentator, Richard Woodard, noted earlier this month, we are experiencing a latter-day Gin Craze. But, here in the 21st Century, this is no Hogarthian excess: This boom in small batch spirits is a further manifestation of the global development of craft distilling. Far from slowing down, the craft distilling movement appears to be gathering pace and attracting ever greater interest from consumers and industry giants.

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Lucy Britner | 12 Jul 2016

Since forming in 1978, privately-owned Halewood Wines & Spirits has quietly carved a niche in the UK's beer, wine, spirits and RTD categories, through the Lambrini, Red Square vodka and Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer brands. However, performance has suffered in the years following founder John Halewood's death. In the first of a two-part interview, group CEO Stewart Hainsworth talks to just-drinks' deputy editor, Lucy Britner, about his vision for the group's future growth as well as Russian oligarchs and the company's recent stake purchase in The Pogues Irish whiskey.


Andy Morton | 23 Feb 2016

It is late afternoon on what has been a long day. But, Mark Reynier, formerly the head of Bruichladdich and now founder of Renegade Spirits, still has the energy to vent his grievances over the Irish whiskey industry he has inhabited for just over a year.

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Lucy Britner | 30 Sep 2016

The Sazerac Co has continued its spending spree with the acquisition of Pernod Ricard's Fris Vodka brand for an undisclosed sum.


Olly Wehring | 30 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers division has added a new expression to its Scapa single malt Scotch whisky portfolio.


Lucy Britner | 30 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard has added a second vintage to its The Glenlivet Winchester Collection.


Lucy Britner | 27 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard's US unit has announced the latest permanent addition to its Kahlua portfolio. Chili Chocolate is said to blend rich chocolate with hot chili. 


Olly Wehring | 22 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard has added a permanent extension to its Royal Salute blended Scotch whisky brand.


Olly Wehring | 21 Sep 2016

Diageo's Johnnie Walker brand has consolidated its dominance of Global Travel Retail's spirits shelves, although Pernod Ricard's Absolut has been overtaken by Chivas Regal and Brown-Forman's Jack Daniel's, according to figures from The IWSR.


Lucy Britner | 20 Sep 2016

A new report has found that drinkers in the UK do not feel that price has much impact on the amount of alcohol they buy.


Lucy Britner | 16 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard's US unit has announced the launch of a VSOP Cognac finished in Kentucky Bourbon barrels. 


Olly Wehring | 14 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard has unveiled a global packaging update for its New Zealand wine brand, Brancott Estate.


Lucy Britner | 12 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard has been named in a Bloomberg report as one of the bidders in an auction for Utah-based High West Distillery. 


Lucy Britner | 9 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard has expanded its Jameson Caskmates Drinking Buddies programme to include seven US craft breweries.


Andy Morton | 6 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard's CFO has welcomed a return to growth for baijiu in China but said he is happy the company had not yet bought into the category.


Andy Morton | 6 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard has said it may keep new UK health guidelines off its labels and bottles because the company does not agree with them.


Andy Morton | 6 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard's CFO has forecast another difficult year for global Travel Retail as the channel continues to face pressure from all sides.


Lucy Britner | 5 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard is trialling Near Field Communication (NFC) technology on 45,000 Malibu bottles in the UK.


Lucy Britner | 2 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard's Irish Distillers unit has released a single pot still Irish whiskey finished in first-fill sherry butts. Redbreast Lustau Edition is matured first in ex-Bourbon and ex-Oloroso casks before moving to sherry butts from Bodegas Lustau, for one year. 


Lucy Britner | 1 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard has forecast a low single-digit lift in profits for the next fiscal year, as the company reported steady sales in fiscal-2016.


James Atkinson | 16 Aug 2016

Pernod Ricard has blocked an attempt by the owner of rum brand Ron Matusalem to trademark the phrase 'Matusalem The Spirit Of Cuba Libre' in Australia.


Lucy Britner | 11 Aug 2016

Pernod Ricard's Irish unit is to invest EUR11m (US$12.3m) in the redevelopment of its Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin, as it looks to capitalise on the growth of Irish whiskey. 


Lucy Britner | 10 Aug 2016

Pernod Ricard has launched the first in a new series of Jameson whiskeys to the US. 


Olly Wehring | 18 Jul 2016

The Wild Geese Irish whiskey brand has hailed the decision of Australia’s Federal Court to find in its favour in a legal wrangle involving Gruppo Campari’s Wild Turkey Bourbon in the country.


Lucy Britner | 6 Jul 2016

Brown-Forman's Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire brand continues to see declines in the off-premise, according to the latest Nielsen figures published by Cowen & Co. 

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 17 Feb 2016

At a media breakfast in London, Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard gave an interesting response to a question he's no doubt asked a lot.


Andy Morton | 22 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week at the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.

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