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Lucy Britner | 19 Apr 2017

In a trading update, released today, Remy Cointreau hailed continued momentum in Asia Pacific in its fiscal-2017, with its Cognac brands also helping to drive growth. Organic sales in the 12 months to the end of March were up by almost 5%, with sales in reported terms rising by 4.2%. Here, we take a closer look at the group's performance by division.


Ian Shackleton | 15 Feb 2017

In his latest commentary for just-drinks, former drinks analyst Ian Shackleton considers the tobacco model for drinks companies. He also gives us his tip of the stock to watch in 2017.


Andy Morton | 20 Jan 2017

Remy Cointreau has started the year with a surprise - the company's Q3 Cognac sales, announced yesterday, surpassed even the most optimistic of expectations.


Andy Morton | 20 Jan 2017

Yesterday, Remy Cointreau posted a strong jump in YTD sales driven by impressive Cognac Q3 performances in China and the US. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by brand and on a regional basis in the period.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 14 Mar 2017

Last month, the CEO of Pernod Ricard, Alex Ricard, was in London to discuss the group's half-year results. just-drinks sat down with Ricard following the press conference to look at both the numbers for the first six months of fiscal-2017 and Ricard's tenure so far, since assuming the leadership in early-2015. In the first part of our exclusive two-part interview, Alex considers Pernod's positions in India and China and shares his thoughts on pricing and the role it plays in a company's approach to premiumisation.


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.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 25 Apr 2017

Rémy Cointreau has extended its Russia distribution deal with Russian Standard vodka owner Roust Group.


Lucy Britner | 19 Apr 2017

Remy Cointreau has hailed continued momentum in Asia Pacific, with its Cognac brands also helping to drive full-year sales growth.


Lucy Britner | 29 Mar 2017

Remy Cointreau has reduced the alcohol content of its Cointreau Blood Orange expression for the UK market.


Lucy Britner | 14 Mar 2017

The CEO of Pernod Ricard has countered suggestions that the group has been over-reliant on its Cognac portfolio in China.


Lucy Britner | 23 Feb 2017

Remy Cointreau has announced the 2017 release of 1703 Master Select rum from its Mount Gay distillery in Barbados. 


Lucy Britner | 13 Feb 2017

Pernod Ricard and Remy Cointreau are the best-placed spirits companies to appeal to Millennial consumers, according to a recent report.


Lucy Britner | 8 Feb 2017

Michter's Distillery in Kentucky has lined up the release of the 2017 edition of its ten-year-old Kentucky Straight Rye. 


Lucy Britner | 8 Feb 2017

Bourbon, rye and Tennessee whiskey helped drive spirits exports from the US in 2016, according to new industry figures.


Andy Morton | 19 Jan 2017

Strong Cognac sales in the third quarter have helped deliver an impressive year-to-date performance for Remy Cointreau.


Lucy Britner | 18 Jan 2017

On Thursday, Remy Cointreau will release its third quarter and year-to-date sales figures. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the spirits group's highlights during the three months to the end of December. 


Andy Morton | 18 Jan 2017

US plans to lower corporate tax could offset potential cost increases from a proposed border levy, an analyst has said.


Olly Wehring | 18 Jan 2017

Remy Cointreau has set up a new business unit to group together its recently-bolstered whisky assets.


Andy Morton | 1 Dec 2016

Remy Cointreau has moved further into the brown spirits category with the acquisition of North American single malt whiskey producer Westland Distillery.


Lucy Britner | 25 Nov 2016

The head of Remy Cointreau has said Donald Trump's plans to lower corporation tax in the US could benefit the luxury brands category in the country.


Olly Wehring | 24 Nov 2016

Remy Cointreau has followed its flat first quarter with a healthy second three months of the year, resulting in a strong profits performance in the half-year.


Andy Morton | 2 Nov 2016

Remy Cointreau has launched a limited-edition Mount Gay rum to celebrate the 50th anniversary of independence for Barbados.


Lucy Britner | 27 Oct 2016

Remy Cointreau has entered into exclusive talks to buy French distillery Domaine des Hautes Glaces.


Andy Morton | 19 Oct 2016

Remy Cointreau's CFO has said stricter border controls helped drive down Travel Retail sales this year as the channel failed to match strong growth elsewhere for the company.


Andy Morton | 18 Oct 2016

Remy Cointreau has praised "remarkable" growth in the US as first half sales lifted on the back of strong performances across the company's portfolio.


Olly Wehring | 14 Oct 2016

Remy Cointreau has lined up the divestment of its Passoã liqueur to Lucas Bols, with the two companies initially setting up a joint-venture to handle the brand's global activities.


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.


Olly Wehring | 2 Sep 2016

Remy Cointreau has released details of the latest addition to the Origin Series run of expressions of its Mount Gay rum brand.

Latest blogs

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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