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September 2008 management briefing 1 Sep 2008

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This month's briefing presents a snapshot of the ways and means manufacturers and retailers can identify demand. We look at the methods and processes they use to gather, assess and implement information on what consumers have bought and will buy in future, including an examination of loyalty schemes and data mining. Influencing factors will also be considered, including the movement of people within and between countries and the ways in which that may create and develop demand.


August 2008 management briefing 1 Aug 2008

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This month, we are offering our subscribers the opportunity to sample another of just-drinks’ market research reports: the 2007 edition of The international spirits market in China – forecasts to 2012. This takes the place of a management briefing - we hope you find it interesting and informative. If you like what you read and would like to find out more about just-drinks' latest reports, feel free to drop Holly an email at holly.nash@just-drinks.com.


July 2008 management briefing 1 Jul 2008

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With Australian dollar exchange rates climbing steeply, a drinks industry that has always relied on exports is always going to be in a tough corner. Add that to an increasingly crowded drinks export marketplace worldwide, the risk of climate change, and increasing environmental problems at home, the Australian drinks business is pushing forward in a tough atmosphere. But within this challenging sector, innovators are making progress and its companies are breathing new life into flagging segments


June 2008 management briefing 26 Jun 2008

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In 2000, retail market researchers at Verdict called them ‘Continental discounters’, while they are known in the UK as the discount grocers. Whatever their nickname, the likes of Aldi, Lidl and Netto are all renowned for their low prices, which has generated plenty of support around the world. Hard discounters in the UK have had it tougher than in their country of origin – Germany – and many other parts of Europe where the format was quickly received and accepted into the mass grocery retail (MG


May 2008 management briefing 1 May 2008

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This month's briefing is the 2008 edition of "The Power 100", published by leading consultancy Intangible Business, which looks at the key issues affecting the wines and spirits industry and identifies the brands which have performed well - and those that have experienced difficulties over the past year. This annual report, into the most powerful spirits and wine brands in the world, takes into account the consumer's perception of brand strength and its financial performance, using a robust meth


April 2008 management briefing 1 Apr 2008

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The drinks market in the Middle East continues to increase on the back of population growth, economic development, improvements in distribution and retail, and more aggressive advertising campaigns. But like much of the rest of the world, younger and better educated market segments within the region are shifting away from carbonated soft drinks (CSD) towards fruit juices and bottled water as people become increasingly health-conscious, according to independent industry analysts and the drinks se


March 2008 management briefing 1 Mar 2008

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In this month’s management briefing we round up some of the valuable findings from a selection of just-drinks’ recently published research. Last year saw us release some brand new titles and updates of our established reports, and with 2008 building up to be our busiest year for research to date, we’re looking forward to announcing some great titles shortly. Download this briefing and read extracts from some of our latest reports. Sectors focused on are vodka, brandy and Cognac, premium beer and


February 2008 management briefing 1 Feb 2008

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The current issues affecting the Port industry are rooted in the success of the past. As consumers moved across from sectors like Sherry and vermouth in the 1990s, the market for Port expanded - and production had to follow suit. This month we analyse Port's current performance in its key international markets and include comment from Paul Symington, joint managing director of Symington Family Estates,and Adrian Bridge, managing director The Fladgate Partnership. We also include an overview of t


January 2008 management briefing 1 Jan 2008

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The beginning of a new year once again sees the publication of the Euromonitor International industry review from just-drinks. The briefing 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 report discusses the key trends for each sector, companies to watch, and the brands set to lead the market in 2008.


December 2007 management briefing 18 Dec 2007

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The past year has been an eventful one across all four of the sectors covered by just-drinks. While 2007 has been notable for its lack of a truly major acquisition event, there was never a shortage of speculation. This briefing reviews the major stories from the beer, spirits, wine and soft drinks markets to hit the just-drinks headlines up to the middle of December 2007, including what the website’s pundits and columnists had to say about some of the notable events of the year.


November 2007 management briefing 8 Nov 2007

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In this month's briefing we examine the development of online grocery shopping. We look specifically at the growing online wine market, and examine both the activities of major grocery chains and specialist drinks retailers in the online sector. As would be expected from a sector expanding from a small base, the online food and beverage market is showing strong year-on-year growth. We provide an overview of the key facilitators for this growth, and include chapters on innovation and developm


October 2007 management briefing 1 Oct 2007

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This month’s briefing provides a sector-by-sector overview of the beverage market in India. We look at the growing importance of the wine industry and how high taxation is a big hurdle to its promising growth. The major players in the spirits industry are profiled, including United Breweries and Seagram, and the Indian regulation of liquor production and imports is reviewed. The entry of new international players in the Beer market, such as Heineken, Cobra, Anheuser-Busch and Carlsberg, is discu


September 2007 management briefing 1 Sep 2007

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This month's briefing discusses the Doha development round. Trade officials and diplomats of the 150 World Trade Organisation (WTO) member countries are scheduled to return to the organisation's Geneva headquarters this September to discuss ways in which their governments can cut their food and drink tariffs and production subsidies. The report looks at the latest 'modalities' proposals and what member governments think about the proposals, as well as the political prospects for success in the D


August 2007 management briefing 14 Aug 2007

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Offering a whole report for download as a briefing naturally proved popular last August, so we thought we'd offer our subscribers another opportunity to sample one of just-drinks' global market research reports. This month we are providing the 2005 edition of our Global market review of functional soft drinks - forecasts to 2010. This takes the place of a management briefing - we hope you find it interesting and informative. If you like what you read and would like to find out more abo


July 2007 management briefing 1 Jul 2007

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This month's briefing has been written following the success of the first magnificent seven briefing published by just-drinks in July 2006. While health, convenience and indulgence (dubbed the three megatrends) continue to dominate growth strategies within the global drinks industry, a number of emerging trends are also making a significant impact on communications, new product development (NPD) and consumers' purchasing habits. We offer insight and perspective on drinks trends currently influen


June 2007 management briefing 12 Jun 2007

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In January, just-drinks sent out questionnaires to 40 players from the UK wine market that it had identified as being the leading decision-makers, thought-leaders and purse-string holders. The purpose of the ten questions we put to our respondents was to measure the health of the UK wine market from the perspective of those people working within it every day. June’s briefing presents the results. Find answers to questions such as ‘What is the most important issue facing the UK wine market in 2


May 2007 management briefing 21 May 2007

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This month's briefing, is the latest edition of the hugely successful 'Power 100' produced by Intangible Business. The report once again ranks the world's 100 most powerful spirits & wine brands. Compiled by a leading panel of experts, the tables make interesting reading, especially if you're marketing one of the brands featured, with the brands being 'scored' on 'hard' and 'soft' measures including share of market, brand growth, brand awareness and relevancy.


April 2007 management briefing 24 Apr 2007

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The Holy Grail for drinks companies is the pursuit of growth. But for wines and spirits producers, where is the growth coming from? What stands in the way of achieving growth and what marks out successful strategies that are most likely to foster growth? To answer these questions just-drinks solicited the views of a select group of the industry’s most successful practitioners and astute observers, comprising of James L. Bareuther, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Brown


March 2007 management briefing 5 Mar 2007

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Reports from the World Health Organisation find that, measured on a per capita basis, Europe has the highest intake of alcohol in the world and it’s getting higher still. This month's briefing looks at the European Commission’s long-awaited communication (formal policy paper) on alcohol, and the proposed reform of the common market organisation for wine. It also looks at other areas of EU legislation, such as labeling, advertising and excise duty minimums.


February 2007 management briefing 16 Feb 2007

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This month’s management briefing is the first edition of our sector research review. We round up some valuable findings from a selection of just-drinks’ recently published research, from the global market review of Champagne to International rum. It provides an ideal platform to give you a taste of our growing portfolio of reports. We also include a preview of the Northern Hemisphere grape supply and wine production report, due to be published shortly.


January 2007 management briefing 16 Jan 2007

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This month’s management briefing is Euromonitor’s predictions for the drinks industry in 2007. The review is split in to four categories: beer; wine; spirits and soft drinks. You can expect to discover what is expected from the major companies in terms of how they operate, new product developments and trends, the markets that hold the most potential, who is set to lead the market, and the brands that will dominate your sector. An introduction from just-drinks’ editorial team sums up what you can


December 2006 management briefing 1 Dec 2006

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The last year may not have witnessed the same volume of merger and acquisition activity across the wine, spirits, beer and soft drinks categories that was seen in 2005, but it was nevertheless a fascinating year of change and development within the global drinks markets. This briefing reviews the major events as reported by just-drinks across the four sectors throughout 2006, looking at the prime issues affecting the various markets and notable corporate activity during the year, whilst also


November 2006 management briefing 9 Nov 2006

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China’s rapidly expanding food and drink industry has attracted attention from foreign investors for decades, but it is only in recent years that the post-Communist market has represented a tangible and actionable opportunity for suppliers, producers, manufacturers and retailers. This month’s bonus briefing is taken from our sister site, www.just-food.com , and looks at opportunities and hurdles in the Chinese food and drink market. These include import and export opportunities, foreign direct i


November 2006 management briefing 2 Nov 2006

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Sponsorship may not be a new phenomenon, but as a marketing medium it has changed dramatically since companies first realised association with prominent events could lend visibility and credibility to their brands. One only has to look at how brand logos are squeezed on to every available inch of a racing-driver’s overalls, every spare wall or fence at a sports stadium to see how central a role sponsorship plays in contemporary brand marketing. Once viewed as a complementary and useful additi


October 2006 management briefing 2 Oct 2006

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Why do young adults matter to the wine industry? October’s briefing looks at the young adult wine market, their attitude to wine, and the reasoning behind their consumption patterns. Four key issues are discussed: social acceptance, sociability, sophistication and safety. As this briefing will argue, young adults represent an interesting market for wine producers. In general they do drink lots of alcoholic beverages, but tend to have broader drink repertoires than older consumers. Plus, it wi


September 2006 management briefing 5 Sep 2006

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September’s briefing provides an overview of the Indian drinks industry, covering the following sectors: wine, spirits and beer industry, soft drinks, milk and dairy based beverages, fruit juice, packaged water, tea and coffee. It reviews trade regulations, current trends, future developments and major players in the market, such as international players Cobra, Heineken and Foster’s move into the India beer market to gain a slice of the action.


August 2006 management briefing 1 Aug 2006

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This month, we thought we’d offer our subscribers the opportunity to sample one of just-drinks’ global market research reports: the 2005 edition of our Global market review of champagne – forecasts to 2009. This takes the place of a management briefing. Currently priced at £592, we hope you find it interesting and informative. If you like what you read and would like to find out more about just- drinks’ latest reports, feel free to drop Holly an email at holly.nash@just-drinks.com


July 2006 management briefing 1 Jul 2006

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It has been identified that seven key trends are making their mark on the drinks industry, offering huge potential, and significance to today's drinks industry executive. The "magnificent seven" trends: health, convenience, premium and indulgence, exclusivity, ethics, bespoke and 'free from' are already stirring interest within the global drinks industry, and just-drinks believes that due to a combination of micro and macro drivers, these trends are set to explode over the next six years.


June 2006 management briefing 1 Jun 2006

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This report covers the market for alcoholic drinks in China from 2000 to 2005 and provides forecasts for the period 2006 to 2012. Over the period 2000 to 2005, volume sales of alcoholic drinks in China rose by 20.6%. In volume terms, China is now the world’s largest market for beer and is also the biggest producer of beer in the whole Asia Pacific region. This report highlights the market size and trends of the domestic market and covers beer, wine and spirits for both the domestic market and pr


May 2006 management briefing 4 May 2006

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This briefing provides a summary description of the beverage alcohol industry, its nature and scope. It offers a basic overview of economic, trade, and development aspects, as well as how some of these relate to public heath issues. It presents an analysis of current trends, such as industry consolidation, and possible future developments. It concludes by identifying a range of industry bodies and industry-supported bodies, such as trade associations and social aspect organisations (SAOs), which

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