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June 2011 Management Briefing - Drinks Retail 30 Jun 2011

Contains 4 articles

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.


May 2011 Bonus Management Briefing - just-drinks' State of the UK Nation 2011 23 May 2011

Contains 4 articles

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.


May 2011 Management Briefing - The Australian Wine Industry 20 May 2011

Contains 4 articles

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.


April 2011 Management Briefing - The PIGS Markets 12 Apr 2011

Contains 4 articles

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.


March 2011 Management Briefing - Corporate Social Responsibility 30 Mar 2011

Contains 4 articles

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.


February 2011 Management Briefing - The Alcohol Debate: From the Other Side 25 Feb 2011

Contains 5 articles

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.


January 2011 Management Briefing - Preview of the Year 13 Jan 2011

Contains 7 articles

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.


December 2010 Management Briefing - Review of the Year 2 Dec 2010

Contains 5 articles

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.


November 2010 Management Briefing - Niche Spirits 16 Nov 2010

Contains 3 articles

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?


October 2010 Management Briefing – Drinks Packaging 21 Oct 2010

Contains 4 articles

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.


September 2010 Management Briefing - Innovation in the Drinks Industry 3 Sep 2010

Contains 4 articles

This month's management briefing for just-drinks' members looks in depth at how innovation is benefiting the drinks industry around the world.


July/August 2010 Management Briefing: The Private Label Drinks Market 30 Jul 2010

Contains 5 articles

This month's management briefing for just-drinks' members looks in depth at the private label drinks market around the world.


June 2010 Management Briefing: BRICM markets report 6 Jul 2010

Contains 6 articles

This month's management briefing takes an in-depth look at the BRICM markets - Brazil, Russia, India, China and Mexico - for all drinks categories


May 2010 Management Briefing 10 May 2010

Contains 1 article

Professionalisation is a key trend in today’s drinks sector, particularly as emerging markets are developing so rapidly within the global drinks industry. With brand loyalty up for grabs, it is critical for alcoholic drinks producers especially to maintain and raise quality. This realisation is behind the growth in formal training for drinks industry professionals, much of it carried out by third parties, including in universities around the world.


March 2010 management briefing 1 Mar 2010

Contains 1 article

The Italian wine market has seen its fair share of troubles over the decades, but connoisseurs the around the world still consider Italian wine to be top of the line. just-drinks here investigates the latest developments in the rapidly evolving Italian wine market, from Italy’s falling domestic consumption, growing interest in wine tourism, new viticulture technologies, and increasing opportunities to sell wines online. This briefing gives an in-depth assessment of the Italian wine industry, its


February 2010 management briefing 1 Feb 2010

Contains 1 article

With the closure of 2009 and what was an extremely uncertain and challenging year for the beverage industry, Canadean’s latest assessment of the global beverage market (tracked across 47 countries) reflects the recent results of many of the major beverage groups. This bonus briefing is Canadean's February Quarterly White Paper, which includes their first forecast for 2010.


January 2010 management briefing 1 Jan 2010

Contains 1 article

For the vast majority of the drinks industry, 2010 will be nothing if not challenging. This briefing forms Euromonitor International's take on what will likely face the spirits, wine, beer and soft drinks sectors in 2010 and suggests key trends, companies and brands to watch over the coming months.


December 2009 management briefing 1 Dec 2009

Contains 1 article

There would be little point denying that the poor global economic climate was the major story of 2009 across all drinks sectors. In spirits, US market growth for the major players Diageo and Pernod Ricard had started to slow before 2008 had ended. In wine, we heard that Australian wine exports had fallen in value terms during 2008 for the first time in 15 years; and that US domestic wine sales saw the first annual fall since the last major recession in 1993. In beer, Diageo shelved plans to buil


November 2009 management briefing 1 Nov 2009

Contains 1 article

In the last 12 months, just-drinks has had unprecedented access to some of the leading players in the beverage industry. This briefing collects all of these interviews - including the CEO of Diageo and the chief marketing officer of The Coca-Cola Company - in one place. In all, 15 of the world's most influential drinks players discuss their business strategies against the backdrop of one of the most tumultuous 12 months in recent history.


October 2009 management briefing 1 Oct 2009

Contains 1 article

The food and drink industries of the ten countries that joined the European Union in 2004 have been transformed by this expansion of Europe’s borderless market. Food and drink companies and markets in the countries that joined the EU on 2007, Bulgaria and Romania, are facing a similar transformation. But what of the countries that are still knocking on the door of the EU for future membership? How will their food and drink sectors fare, assuming their countries are admitted. And how could this f


September 2009 management briefing 9 Sep 2009

Contains 1 article

Innovation in drinks packaging is more intense today than it has been for decades, with cutting-edge innovation in intelligent materials, microchip integration and nanomaterials allowing designers to create boxes, bottles, cans and sacks that they could not dream of before. What are the latest innovations and developments? just-drinks has investigated in Europe, North America and Asia, with a special global focus on nanotechnology.


August 2009 management briefing 1 Aug 2009

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With the drinks industry not always getting a good press, it really needs to make its case before governments and international organisations. As a result, effective lobbying is crucial for the drinks industry on the national and international political scale. Here just-drinks takes a look at how the drinks industry goes about its lobbying business and focuses on who takes its message to political power brokers around the world. It’s a tough job, but the rewards of an effective lobbying strategy


July 2009 management briefing 1 Jul 2009

Contains 1 article

The UK wine trade is facing a “perfect storm” in the first half of 2009. A formidable array of negative factors have conspired to make life far from easy in the market traditionally touted as the most open and dynamic place to do wine business on the globe. This is the rather gloomy backdrop to just-drinks’ third UK off-trade wine industry survey, in which once again we canvassed the views of the key players on the scene – including major suppliers, retail buyers, UK importers, wine producers an


June 2009 management briefing 1 Jun 2009

Contains 1 article

This month's briefing reviews the South African wine industry. Based on a trip Olly took to the country, the briefing takes in interviews with some key players and covers the history, winegrowing areas, an extensive SWOT analysis of the industry, a profile of Wines of South Africa, plus a look ahead to the country's next great sporting event, the FIFA World Cup 2010 and how football fever will hopefully provide a substantial boost to the wine industry.


May 2009 management briefing 1 May 2009

Contains 1 article

This month's briefing is the latest edition of The Power 100 – the world’s most powerful spirits and wine brands 2009. Now in its fourth year, The Power 100 highlights the key issues and trends in the spirits and wine industry. It also identifies which brands are increasing their equity using a unique measure defined by measuring brand score and volume data. Produced by our partner Intangible Business, we once again present this comprehensive round-up of who's where in the league tables of drink


April 2009 management briefing 1 Apr 2009

Contains 1 article

Every country has its own food and drink regulatory body or bodies: in the first place to ensure that its citizens eat safely and in the second to help safeguard its position in the rapidly-growing world food trade. The same principles guide the work of a number of international organisations. This latest briefing looks at the national regulators, the global bodies, and other key agencies serving the world’s leading food markets and identifies their strengths and competences and general characte


March 2009 management briefing 1 Mar 2009

Contains 1 article

In today’s world of globalised and increasingly competitive markets, Europe’s food and drink industries need enlightened regulation if they are to meet accepted international standards for safety, additives, labelling and environmental responsibility. This month's briefing looks at the latest legislation concerning additives and labelling and looks at novel foods and drinks law implications.


January 2009 management briefing 1 Jan 2009

Contains 1 article

The beginning of a new year once again sees the publication of the Euromonitor International industry outlook from just-drinks, which takes stock of the current state of play in the spirits, beer, wine and soft drinks sectors and looks ahead to what promises to be an exciting and busy year across all four categories. The expected activity in our industry, however, will play out against a background of economic gloom, which looks set to contaminate all areas of all businesses.


December 2008 management briefing 1 Dec 2008

Contains 1 article

Most certainly the biggest story in the spirits industry, like virtually all other industries, was the economic downturn that struck the world this year. Despite the claims of many spirits companies, that they offer “affordable luxury” with their products, trading down seems to be here to stay for the foreseeable future. For the wine industry, 2008 was not a year of huge deals and seismic shifts in the corporate landscape. Instead, the downturn made its presence felt, accentuating the pressures


November 2008 management briefing 1 Nov 2008

Contains 1 article

Protecting local markets, traditional names and long-established production methods have long been important elements of the international drinks trading system. However in recent years, efforts have been made to bring some order and liberalisation to what was once a plethora of local laws that restricted trade on the one hand, and allowed cheap shoddy copies of drink classics, on the other. Here just-drinks examines the state of drinks production and marketing laws worldwide and examines how go

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