just the round-up - The week in drinks

By | 25 April 2008

The top ten most visited stories on just-drinks this week:

Pernod Ricard and Remy Cointreau

EUR: Pernod halts Remy's Metaxa distribution

Pernod Ricard has confirmed plans to end its distribution deal with Remy Cointreau across southern central European markets.

Diageo reopens bond

UK: Diageo drums up further funds for "corporate purposes"

Diageo has reopened a bond, while launching another, to raise funds for "general corporate purposes".

Veuve Clicquot and the chandelier

US: Veuve Clicquot launches Globalight chandelier

Champagne house Veuve Clicquot has launched Globalight, a limited-edition piece by Karim Rashid, which represents a modern reinterpretation of the traditional French chandelier.

PepsiAmericas - Q1 results

US: Soft US fails to hold back PepsiAmericas in Q1

PepsiAmericas has posted a lift in sales and revenue for the first quarter of 2008, despite a soft performance in the US.

Cobra Beer packaging revamp

UK: Cobra unveils packaging redesign

Cobra Beer has launched an updated design for bottle labels and multi-packs of its namesake beer brand in the UK.

Anheuser-Busch - Q1 results

US: Q1 sales up, but income slips for Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch has posted a slip in net income, despite a rise in sales for the first three months of this year.

Scottish & Newcastle - The end

UK: Scottish & Newcastle bids farewell tomorrow

Scottish & Newcastle is set to cease to exist at the end of this week.

Beam Global Spirits & Wine - Q1 results

US: US shipments hinder Beam Global in Q1

Fortune Brands has posted sliding sales and operating income for its first quarter, as the poor economic climate in the US hit home product sales.

Grolsch management changes

GLOBAL: Grolsch gets senior management changes

SABMiller has announced changes to the Grolsch International senior management team.

San Miguel Brewery IPO

PHILIPPINES: San Miguel Brewery IPO begins, below target

San Miguel has confirmed details of the price and size of the IPO of its domestic brewery unit.

Sectors: Beer & cider, Soft drinks, Spirits, Water, Wine

Companies: Pernod, Diageo, Ricard, PepsiAmericas, Remy Cointreau, Cointreau, Anheuser-Busch, Cobra Beer, Beam Global, Grolsch, Fortune Brands, SABMiller

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