Beverage management briefings
At just-drinks, we understand the need for depth in analysis. Using a mixture of data and analysis, our portfolio of management briefings delve deeper into the issues and environment shaping today's news. Topics are grouped together on a monthly basis, allowing us to cover subjects from multiple angles, giving you an unrivalled view of what's important.
18 April 2013
This month's management briefing looks at the alcoholic drinks industry's attempts to reduce alcohol harm and promote responsible consumption.
12 March 2013
This month's management briefing takes the form of a SWOT analysis of the logistics landscape in Brazil, Russia, India and China.
18 February 2013
This year, just-drinks returns to the subject of environmental sustainability. Here's our first briefing on the subject this year, focusing on the brewing industry.
8 January 2013
As we welcome in the new year, we invite Euromonitor to cast its eye over what 2013 holds for the drinks industry.
17 December 2012
A rundown of the most popular comment pieces, analyses, quotes, news and interviews on just-drinks in the last 12 months.
11 December 2012
Another year, another review. Here is just-drinks' look back at another lively 12 months for the global drinks industry.
26 November 2012
The fourth and final part of just-drinks briefing series looking at environmental sustainability looks at the wine category; a sector more closely tied to the environment than any other area of the drinks industry.
17 October 2012
This month's management briefing for just-drinks' subscribers looks at the logistics side of the drinks industry. In four parts, we look at the logistical landscape in Europe, The Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and South Africa.
17 September 2012
This management briefing looks at the environmental sustainability challenges facing the spirits sector, examining the environmental strategies, targets and progress of the five principal international spirits companies: Diageo, Pernod Ricard, Bacardi, Beam and Brown-Forman. Focusing primarily on the companies' manufacturing operations, it looks at water use, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, waste and packaging.
21 June 2012
This month's management briefings turns the sustainability spotlight on the soft drinks and water sectors. Water stewardship is the signature sustainability issue for both of these sectors, so the briefing begins by looking at water efficiency in production and the protection of watersheds. Part three examines progress on energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, with the final section looking at the importance of sustainable packaging innovation.
29 May 2012
Presented earlier this month at the London International Wine Fair, here, for just-drinks members, is this month's management briefing, our State of the UK Nation 2012 survey results.
30 April 2012
This month, we present a four-part management briefing into the role the alcoholic drinks industry does play, doesn't play, and ought to play in encouraging responsible consumption.
14 March 2012
This month's management briefing looks at one of the toughtest areas in our - or any other - industry: The rebrand. In this four part-briefing, Richard Woodard looks in depth at all aspects of the mine-riddled process.
1 March 2012
This five-part report is the first in a series of management briefings looking at environmental sustainability across the beverage categories covered by just-drinks. The briefing examines key environmental issues facing the beer sector in the context of individual and collective action undertaken by major international brewing groups.
31 January 2012
The last 12 months saw the economic doom/gloom axis ravage the garden. Inside the drinks house, however, there were pockets of happiness dotted around. In this, just-drinks' first management briefing of 2012, Euromonitor International considers what the year ahead will bring.
8 December 2011
As 2011 draws to a close, just-drinks once again launches its review of the global drinks industry. Coming up between now and Christmas, we'll look at how the last 12 months have treated the beer, soft drinks, spirits, water and wine sectors.
9 November 2011
The latest management briefing from just-drinks sees Richard Woodard give the Champagne category a thorough going-over.
20 October 2011
This month's management briefing for just-drinks' subscribers takes an in-depth look at the boom category functional drinks.
29 September 2011
After a break for the summer, we return with this month's management briefing, which looks to the future for our industry. What trends can we expect to see in the years to come?
26 July 2011
Our latest management briefing, a combined effort with our sister site, just-food, is an extended, three-part preview of 'Social Media in the Food and Drinks Industry', a report now available on just-drinks.
30 June 2011
This month, our management briefing considers the retail landscape for drinks manufacturers. From the marked shift from on-trade to off- in the developed markets, to the growing importance of convenience stores around the world, this briefing will be of interest to anyone looking to get their brands in front of consumers.
23 May 2011
Presented earlier this month at the London International Wine Fair, here, for just-drinks members, is a bonus briefing for May, just-drinks' State of the UK Nation 2011 survey.
20 May 2011
To coincide with the London International Wine Fair this month, just-drinks' latest management briefing is for all you wine companies out there, particularly those with Australian leanings. Richard Woodard offers an in-depth look at Australia's wine industry in this four-part briefing for May 2011.
12 April 2011
In this month's management briefing, Richard Woodard takes a look at the problems facing drinks companies who operate in Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain - the so-called PIGS markets.
30 March 2011
Last month, Ben Cooper examined the positions and activities of groups looking to address alcohol-related harm by tighter regulatory control of the industry. This month’s management briefing, which manages to sneak just under the wire at the end of March, sees Cooper look at the industry’s own engagement in preventing or mitigating alcohol harm.
25 February 2011
February's just-drinks management briefing takes an in-depth view of the 'anti-alcohol lobby'. Such a sweeping term is open to misinterpretation, but Ben Cooper has looked at a clearer definition, and then deconstructs the detractors around the world.
13 January 2011
Another year that can be described as 'challenging', then. Sure, early indications suggest we're in for another tough 12 months, but green shoots are certainly there, if you really want to see them. Euromonitor International takes over just-drinks' first management briefing of the year and looks at the key trends, companies and brands to watch over the coming months.
2 December 2010
As 2010 draws to a close, just-drinks once again launches its review of the global drinks industry. Coming up between now and Christmas, we'll look at how the last 12 months have treated the beer, soft drinks, spirits, water and wine sectors.
16 November 2010
In this month's management briefing, we look at niche spirits. What is the definition of 'niche'? How has the segment performed and what has been the effect of the downturn? And, what - and where - is the potential for local niche spirits brands?
21 October 2010
This month's management briefing for just-drinks' members looks at the role of packaging in driving innovation, appealing to consumers and, ultimately, in increasing sales.