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Another year of transition for Carlsberg

2016 will be another transitional year for Carlsberg, according to analysts, as the company gets its teeth deeper into cost-saving initiativ...

Heineken - "strong performance in uncertain world"

Yesterday, Heineken posted a solid set of full-year numbers. That's good news for the brewer, of course, but it always begs the question: Ca...

How can Coca-Cola Co win in China? - Analysis

As the Coca-Cola Co looks to streamline its operations in China, analysts yesterday took to speculating on how the soft drinks giant could g...

Carlsberg's full-year performance by region

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported a 1.3% increase in sales in 2015, with operating profits in the year falling by just over 8%. Here, just-d...


Molson Coors' Q4 performance by region - Focus 12 Feb 2016

Olly Wehring

Yesterday, Molson Coors reported a marked fall in full-year net profits on a 14% drop in sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the brewer’s Q4 performance by region:


Wine in 2016 - All quiet on the M&A front? - Focus 11 Feb 2016

Jeremy Cunnington at Euromonitor International

Having considered the trends that are set to shape the year ahead for the wine category yesterday, Euromonitor now takes a corporate view on what 2016 will look like in the sector.


Pernod Ricard's H1 performance by region - Focus 11 Feb 2016

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported a 7% rise in sales in the six months to the end of December. Here's a look at the performance of the company's major spirits, wine and Champagne brands in the year-to-date, as well as a rundown of the top-line figures by region.


Coca-Cola Enterprises FY & Q4 results by category - Focus 11 Feb 2016

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Coca-Cola Enterprises reported a double-digit drop in sales and profits for the full year as weak consumer trends continued. 


Key trends for wine in 2016 - Focus 10 Feb 2016

Spiros Malandrakis at Euromonitor International

Here, Euromonitor considers what we can expect in the wine category in the year ahead.


Pernod Ricard 's first-half results - Preview 10 Feb 2016

Lucy Britner

On Thursday, Pernod Ricard will report its half-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of December:


Heineken's full-year performance by region - Focus 10 Feb 2016

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Heineken reported a near-7% lift in sales from 2015, with the brewer hailing a "strong performance" in the year. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region for FY2015:


The global beer category - The facts 9 Feb 2016

Olly Wehring

Earlier this week, Bernstein released the fourth edition of its annual global beer guide. With commentary from the sell-side research and brokerage firm, here's a look at the report's significant research conclusions.


Heineken Q4 & full-year results - Preview 9 Feb 2016

Lucy Britner

Heineken will release its Q4 and full-year results on Wednesday (10 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of December:


The Coca-Cola Co's Q4 performance by region - Focus 9 Feb 2016

Olly Wehring

Earlier today, The Coca-Cola Co reported full-year and Q4 results, with sales in the last three months of 2015 falling by 8%. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in the three months to the end of December.


Beer in 2016 - The morning after the night before - Focus 9 Feb 2016

Jeremy Cunnington at Euromonitor International

Having considered brewing trends in the year ahead yesterday, Euromonitor now takes a corporate view on what 2016 will look like in the beer category.


What is the association between alcohol intake and total mortality risk among women? - International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research Critique 180 9 Feb 2016

International Scientific Forum on Alcohol Research

Recent research followed more than 6,000 women in a population-based cohort in an area of southern Sweden. The results of the follow-up were used to estimate how baseline levels of alcohol consumption, at age 50-59 years, related to total mortality risk over the subsequent 17 year


Carlsberg's Q4 & full-year results - Preview 8 Feb 2016

Lucy Britner

Carlsberg will release its Q4 and full-year results on Wednesday (10 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the three months to the end of December:


The Coca-Cola Co's Q4 & full-year results - Preview 8 Feb 2016

Lucy Britner

The Coca-Cola Co will report its fourth quarter and full-year results tomorrow (9 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the group's highs and lows in the three months to the end of December:


Key trends for beer in 2016 - Focus 8 Feb 2016

Spiros Malandrakis at Euromonitor International

Here, Euromonitor considers what we can expect in the beer segment in the year ahead.


What are the big drinks brands doing for Super Bowl 50? - Focus 4 Feb 2016

Andy Morton

Sunday's Super Bowl is fast approaching, which back in the pre-YouTube days meant growing excitement over the TV cast's ads. These days, however, many advertisers release their Super Bowl commercials ahead of time in an attempt to seed interest and maximise views.


Will value-sharing in Travel Retail become reality? - Research in Focus 3 Feb 2016

Ben Cooper

There is future growth aplenty on offer in the Travel Retail channel, but a new report suggests a reappraisal of the traditional relationship between suppliers, operators and airport authorities would be of huge benefit to drinks brands going forward.


Ten things you need to know about spirits in the US - Focus 3 Feb 2016

Lucy Britner

US spirits trade organisation the Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) held its annual spirits briefing in New York yesterday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the key takeaways from the event. 


Six key trends for alcoholic drinks in 2016 - Focus 3 Feb 2016

Spiros Malandrakis at Euromonitor International

Here, Spiros Malandrakis, alcoholic drinks analyst at Euromonitor International, shares his forecasts of the trends that will shape the alcohol industry in the year ahead.


What do American whiskey and craft beer have in common? - Analysis 2 Feb 2016

Lucy Britner

A shift towards fuller-flavoured spirits should drive continued growth in imported and craft beer in the US, an analyst has said. 


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