3 December 2013
New Zealand winemaker Trinity Hill is to change UK distributor from Enotria to Liberty Wines.
5 November 2013
Following recent reports that PepsiCo is planning to launch a premium water brand in the US, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd takes a look at what arch rival Coca-Cola Co is up to in the country’s bottled water market.
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.
17 October 2013
Nestlé's Waters unit has reported a slight rise in nine-month sales as its Latin America and Asia regions performed strongly, Europe improved and North America held steady.
23 September 2013
The head of Nestlé's bottled water unit, John Harris, is to retire after 39 years with the company.
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.
6 August 2013
This month, Ray Rowlands of Drinksinfo Ltd follows up on the reports that PepsiCo is planning to launch a premium brand into the burgeoning US bottled water market next year, in an attempt to accelerate its diversification away from its struggling carbonates business.
5 August 2013
The US arm of Nestlé Waters has lined up a Perrier consumer competition that expands on its tie-up with The Andy Warhol Foundation to coincide with what would have been the artist's 85th birthday.
26 July 2013
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22 July 2013
Champagne house Laurent-Perrier has reported a double-digit drop in first-quarter sales and volumes but said demand outside Europe remains strong.
9 July 2013
Laurent-Perrier has proposed a change to its board after one director resigned his position.
21 June 2013
A Pernod Ricard Champagne regional head has branded heavy European discounting in the category “totally unacceptable”.
7 June 2013
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:
3 June 2013
Champagne house Laurent-Perrier has seen a slight rise in full-year sales due to demand outside Europe, but profits have dropped.
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'.
26 March 2013
This month, Tom Vierhile at Datamonitor introduces us to the concept of "bottled water-plus". Could this be the saviour for the carbonated soft drink industry?
15 February 2013
Laurent-Perrier Group has seen slowing sales in its fiscal third quarter bring its year-to-date performance back in line with the same period a year ago.
14 February 2013
Pernod Ricard has hailed a "good performance" in its H1, despite a "less buoyant environment" than the previous year.
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:
5 February 2013
Nestlé Waters has lined up an Andy Warhol design for Perrier, to commemorate the water brand's 150th anniversary.
21 December 2012
The third in our five-part review of 2012 sees Ben Cooper consider how the last 12 months have treated the bottled water category.
18 December 2012
Champagne houses must find growth in Europe and continue expansion into new markets to survive the industry's downturn, a Champagne expert has said.
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.
5 December 2012
Laurent-Perrier has posted a sharp fall in H1 net profits as a poor harvest and a rise in brand investment cut into margins.
26 November 2012
Part two of this four-part management briefing on environmental sustainability in the wine sector looks at how the larger players play their part.
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.
19 October 2012
Nestle has posted continued growth for its water division in the year so far, with all regions delivering positive numbers for Nestle Waters.