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.
28 September 2012
In spite of much exciting talk about the growth of Champagne in Far Eastern markets, the country marked out by most observers as most promising export destination for Champagne over the next decade is in fact a resurgent US.
6 September 2012
Champagne makers must build networks in new markets to survive as rising costs turn Europe unprofitable, a Pernod Ricard executive has said.
20 July 2012
Laurent-Perrier has posted a healthy lift in sales for its first fiscal quarter, with exports driving performance.
16 July 2012
Pernod Ricard-owned Champagne house Perrier-Jouet has released a limited edition of its Cuvee Belle Epoque, with a new design by a Japanese artist.
11 July 2012
The European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) has confirmed the re-election of its current president.
15 June 2012
The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:
11 June 2012
Pernod Ricard has announced a raft of executive appointments that will see changes of leadership at its Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouët and Absolut divisions, as well as its US and Brazil units.
7 June 2012
Laurent-Perrier has posted a sharp rise in full-year profits driven by a move towards its more premium namesake brand.
29 May 2012
Laurent-Perrier Group has strengthened its management board with the appointment of a new sales and PR director to boost its profile in emerging markets.
20 April 2012
Nestlé Waters has posted a healthy rise in sales for the first three months of 2012.
20 February 2012
Laurent-Perrier has seen its third-quarter sales growth slow, but has hailed “dynamic” sales abroad.
23 December 2011
The final part of just-drinks' December management briefing, looking back over the past 12 months, reviews what 2011 meant for the global wine industry. Ben Cooper reports.
22 December 2011
In the last 12 months, the bottled water industry has managed to pick itself out of the doldrums after a number of years of declines in mature markets, and stagnation in the UK and North America.
1 December 2011
Laurent-Perrier has raised a few gallic eyebrows by beating expectations in the first half of its fiscal year, but the celebrations will stay on ice as the Champagne group heads into its key Christmas season.
1 December 2011
Laurent-Perrier has continued on an upward curve during the first six months of its new fiscal year, driven by strong demand for its namesake Champagne in the US and Japan.