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Battle continues for Pernod Ricard in US and China

Earlier this year, at its annual Capital Market Day presentations, Pernod Ricard earmarked the US and China as must-win "battlegrounds"....

American whiskey does a vodka - Analysis

American whiskey is following in vodka's footsteps, according to analysts....

Pernod Ricard's FY Performance by Region, Brand

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported operating profits within its guidance for fiscal-2015, although the Absolut brand was hit by an impair...

Investors pressure drinks companies on water use

World Water Week is an opportunity for companies to convene with other stakeholders to discuss the importance of water stewardship, and also...

Latest Interviews

Why did Mast-Jägermeister buy Sidney Frank? 10 Aug 2015

Andy Morton

Last week, Mast-Jägermeister, the German owner of the Jägermeister herbal liqueur, took control of its US distributor Sidney Frank Importing Co. Part of Mast-Jägermeister's new strategy to control distribution in its core markets, the acquisition was otherwise noteworthy because of the important role Sidney Frank has played in Jägermeister's global rise.With Jägermeister sales in the US under pressure, Mast-Jägermeister is looking to move away from its famous brand's reputation as a party shot and embrace the new craft spirits culture. But, as Mast-Jägermeister executive board member Michael Volke told just-drinks from New York last week, not completely away.


Interview: Myx Fusions CEO, Peter Reaske 10 Aug 2015

Olly Wehring

This week, we speak to the CEO of Myx Fusions, and just-drinks subscriber, Peter Reaske.

Latest News

US drives Cognac export turnaround - figures 28 Aug 15

Andy Morton

Cognac exports have rebounded in the past year as North American growth outpaced ongoing declines in Asia, according to new figures.


just the week in - Spirits and Wine 28 Aug 15

Lucy Britner

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


Corby's FY suffers from US focus 28 Aug 15

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard's Canadian affiliate Corby Spirit & Wine has blamed an inventory build-up ahead of a push into the US for a drop in sales and profits.


Domaine Select appoints CFO & COO 28 Aug 15

Andy Morton

Domaine Select Wine & Spirits has appointed a former Deutsch Family exec as its first CFO & COO.


Pernod Ricard "in line" after full-year results 27 Aug 15

Olly Wehring

Pernod Ricard has reported operating profits within its guidance for fiscal-2015, although the Absolut brand was hit by an impairment charge in the period.


India overtakes France for Pernod Ricard 27 Aug 15

Lucy Britner

India has overtaken France to become Pernod Ricard's third largest market.

Latest blogs

just-drinks technical issues - 24 August 25 Aug 15

Olly Wehring

We had some technical problems with the just-drinks site yesterday.


P Diddy vs 50 Cent in vodka wars 18 Aug 15

Lucy Britner

No self-respecting rapper is without some affiliation to a booze brand. Vodka is de rigueur, thanks to P Diddy and his tie-up with Diageo and Ciroc.

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