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Nigel Huddleston

Articles by Nigel Huddleston

Cees 't Hart has led Carlsberg through an efficiency drive that has become Carlsberg Performance Trends 2014-2018 - results data 21 March 2019

In early-February, Carlsberg released its full-year results for 2018. The brewer saw sales last year climb by 6.5% with volumes rising by just under 5%. Here, just-drinks considers Carlsberg's performance over the last five years to see what the wider beer category can learn from the Danish group.


Pernod Ricard Performance Trends 2014-2018 - results data 8 January 2019

In late-August, Pernod Ricard released its full-year results for fiscal-2018. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of June rise by 6% in organic terms on the year prior. Here, just-drinks picks through Pernod's performance over the past five years for the trends set to affect the group, specifically, and the global spirits category, more broadly.


Michael Clarke has been Treasury Wine Estates' CEO since early-2014Treasury Wine Estates performance trends 2014-2018 - results data 7 September 2018

In mid-August, Treasury Wine Estates released its full-year results for fiscal-2018. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of June rise in organic terms on the year-prior by almost 2%. Here, just-drinks considers TWE's performance over the past five years.


James Quincey became CEO of The Coca-Cola Co in  May 2017The Coca-Cola Co Performance Trends 2013-2017 - results data 15 May 2018

In mid-February, The Coca-Cola Co released its full-year results for 2017. The soft drinks group posted a 3% lift in sales from the year in organic terms, although sales on a reported basis were down by 15%. Here, just-drinks considers Coca-Cola's performance over the last five years.


What a five years it has been for Anheuser-Busch InBev and CEO Carlos BritoAnheuser-Busch InBev Performance Trends 2013-2017 - results data 10 May 2018

In early-March, Anheuser-Busch InBev released its full-year results for 2017. The group posted a 5.1% lift in sales from the year, thanks in part to a bumper final quarter. Here, just-drinks considers A-B InBev's performance over the last five years.


CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz oversaw Campari Group's performance throughout the five-year periodCampari Group Performance Trends 2013-2017 - results data 13 April 2018

In late-February, Campari Group released its results for 2017. The group saw sales in the 12-month period come in 6.3% up on 2016. Here, drinks industry commentator Richard Siddle considers Campari's performance over the last five years.


Cees 't Hart became Carlsberg's CEO in mid-2015Carlsberg Performance Trends 2013-2017 - results data 22 March 2018

When Carlsberg bought out the remaining 15% stake in the Russian Baltic Beverages Holding joint-venture in 2012, securing outright ownership, the group heralded the move as providing an immediate and enduring lift to its earnings. Fast-forward to February this year, and the Danish brewing giant revealed its financials for 2017, the end of a five-year span in which things in Russia not going according to plan has been a more persistent theme for the group.




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