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The Coca-Cola Q1 2018 - results data 24 Apr 2018

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In April, The Coca-Cola Co released its results for the first three months of 2018. The group saw its sales on an organic basis rise by 5% on the corresponding period last year, with volumes increasing by 3%. Here, just-drinks looks at the group's performance in the first quarter of 2018, in greater detail.


Remy Cointreau fiscal-2018 - results data 18 Apr 2018

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In mid-April, Remy Cointreau reported its sales performance in the 12 months to the end of March. A healthy fourth quarter contributes to a 7.2% sales lift in the fiscal-year. Here, just-drinks looks at Remy's fiscal-2018 in greater detail.


The story of NFC - How near-field communication technology is changing alcohol marketing - Focus 27 Mar 2018

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In 2014, Diageo, the world’s biggest multi-category spirits producer, sent out a call to the world's growing pool of start-up tech companies. The Johnnie Waker and Smirnoff owner was offering a US$100,000 prize for disruptive innovations that could, as Diageo said at the time, solve no less than "our biggest business challenges".


Whisk(e)y - Ireland versus Scotland - The Facts 13 Mar 2018

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Last weekend, Scotland travelled to Dublin to face Ireland in the Six Nations rugby union tournament. Ireland emerged victorious, beating their Celtic neighbours 28-8. Prior to the game, the Irish Spirits Association hosted its Scotch whisky counterpart, the SWA, in Dublin for the trade bodies' annual bilateral meeting.


Brown-Forman YTD fiscal-2018 - results data 7 Mar 2018

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In early-March, Brown-Forman reported its results for the first nine months of its fiscal-2018. Sales in the nine months to the end of January rose by 7%, with third-quarter sales up a slightly lesser 6%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by market and by brand in the six-month period.


Anheuser-Busch InBev 2017 - results data 1 Mar 2018

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At the start of March, Anheuser-Busch InBev released its results for the 12 months of 2017. Sales in the year came in 5.1% up on 2016, with the fourth quarter jumping by 8.2%. Here, just-drinks breaks down A-B InBev's figures for the full-year by region.


Cuervo 2017 - results data 28 Feb 2018

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In late-February, Cuervo released its results for the 12 months of 2017. Sales in the year came in 6.4% up compared to 2016, on flat volumes. Here, just-drinks breaks down Cuervo's figures for the full-year by region and by category.


Campari Group 2017 - results data 27 Feb 2018

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In late-February, Campari Group released its results for the 12 months of 2017. Sales in the year increased by 6.3%, although the Asia Pacific reporting division came in flat. Here, just-drinks breaks down Campari's figures for the full-year by region.


Pernod Ricard half-year fiscal-2018 sales performance - results data 8 Feb 2018

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In early-February, Pernod Ricard reported a 5.1% lift in sales for the six months to the end of December. The top-line had to deal with a strong US dollar, however, with reported sales coming in flat for the period. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region - as well as the numbers behind its main brands - in the first half of the group's fiscal-2018.


Key trends for the wine category in 2018 - Focus 5 Feb 2018

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Euromonitor's senior alcoholic drinks analyst, Spiros Malandrakis, is on a roll: Hot on the heels of his consideration of the trends he sees shaping the spirits category this year, comes Spiros' thoughts on what's going to happen in wine.


Key trends for the spirits category in 2018 - Focus 1 Feb 2018

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Continuing his series of category forecasts for 2018, Euromonitor's senior alcoholic drinks analyst, Spiros Malandrakis, drills down into what the year ahead could have in store for the spirits sector.


Treasury Wine Estates half-year fiscal-2018 by region - results data 31 Jan 2018

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At the end of January, Treasury Wine Estates reported its results for the six months to the end of December, with sales rising by 1.2% on a 1.6% dip in volumes. Here, just-drinks looks at the group's first-half performance on a regional basis.


Key trends for the beer category in 2018 - Focus 29 Jan 2018

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Having offered his predictions last week for the wider alcohol category, Euromonitor's senior alcoholic drinks analyst, Spiros Malandrakis, drills down into what the year ahead has in mind for the beer sector.


Global economic upswing fails to drown out risky outlook - World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2018 - Part I 26 Jan 2018

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As the world's movers and shakers gather in Davos this week for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, Ben Cooper takes an in-depth look at the organisation's latest Global Risks Report. This year's report identifies environmental and cybersecurity issues, geopolitical tensions and economic inequality as predominant threats to global corporations, in spite of the global economic recovery now underway. 


Bacardi buys Patron - Where does Patron sit in Tequila and what does this mean for Diageo, Pernod Ricard, Gruppo Campari? - Analysis 23 Jan 2018

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Earlier this week, Bacardi announced its intention to take full control of the Patron Tequila brand. The transaction, which should close before the end of June, sees the high-end Tequila segment leader enter the Bacardi stable. Here, just-drinks looks at the global Tequila category, Patron's position in it, and how the competition should be feeling today.


Remy Cointreau nine months fiscal-2018 - results data 19 Jan 2018

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In January, Remy Cointreau updated the market on its sales in the first nine months of fiscal-2018. On an organic basis, the group's top-line in the nine months to the end of December was up by 5.5%, marking a slowdown since H1's 7% sales lift. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by reporting division in the year to date.


Five political developments with potential consequences for business in Q1 2018 - Focus 17 Jan 2018

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Anybody hoping that the world would enter a period of calm in global politics in 2018 is likely to be disappointed.


Plain packaging - A clear and future danger to drinks? - Focus 12 Dec 2017

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Research this week has brought into stark relief the potential threat that plain packaging laws could have on the global drinks industry.


Minimum Unit Pricing - The Reaction 15 Nov 2017

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Earlier today, the UK Supreme Court cleared the way for the introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing in Scotland. Here, just-drinks pulls together reaction to the news, from trade associations, drinks companies and the authorities.


Coca-Cola HBC Year-to-Date 2017 by market - results data 9 Nov 2017

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In November, Coca-Cola HBC released an update on its performance during the first nine months of 2017, with sales rising by almost 6% year-on-year. Here, just-drinks breaks down Coca-Cola HBC's figures for the period - to the end of September - by region.


As Irish whiskey comes of age, so do its challenges - Focus 8 Nov 2017

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It takes three years and a day for a whiskey in Ireland to mature long enough to be officially categorised as an Irish whiskey.


Concha y Toro Year-to-Date 2017 by region - results data 7 Nov 2017

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In early-November, Concha y Toro released its results for both the first nine months od 2017 and the third quarter. In the year-to-date, the wine group's sales were down by 4.5% on the corresponding period a year ago, with Q3 sales also dipping, by 5.5%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the company's figures for the year so far on both a quarterly and a regional basis.


The Coca-Cola Co's next sustainability move - Focus - just-drinks Exclusive 7 Nov 2017

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The Coca-Cola Co has said a new strategy in Western Europe to reduce packaging waste will act as a template for a global initiative, due to be unveiled next year.


Carlsberg Q3 & YTD 2017 by region - results data 2 Nov 2017

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In early-November, Carlsberg reported a decrease in the speed of sales growth in the third quarter of 2017. The brewer's sales in the three months to the end of September were down year-on-year by 1%, pulling the growth of the top-line down from +2% in H1 to +1% in the first nine months of the year. Here, just-drinks compares the brewer's performance to the same period a year ago, and breaks down the figures by region.


Brown-Forman Performance Trends 2013-2017 - results data 24 Oct 2017

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In mid-June, Brown-Forman released its full-year results for fiscal-2017. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of April dip by 3% as profits came in down compared to the year-prior, when the bottom-line was boosted by a one-off divestment. Here, just-drinks considers Brown-Forman's performance over the past five years and looks at what lessons the wider spirits industry can learn from the group's recent history.


Pernod Ricard Q1 fiscal-2018 sales performance - results data 19 Oct 2017

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In mid-October, Pernod Ricard reported a near-6% rise in sales for the first quarter of its fiscal-2018. The 5.7% lift in organic terms was hampered by ForEx, however, with sales on a reported basis coming in 2% up on the corresponding period a year earlier.  Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the three months to the end of September.


Remy Cointreau first-half fiscal-2018 - results data 17 Oct 2017

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In mid-October, Remy Cointreau updated the market on its sales in the first half of fiscal-2018. On an organic basis, the group's top-line in the six months to the end of September rose by 7% to just over EUR513m (US$605m). Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by reporting division in the first half and second quarter.


Constellation Brands' H1 fiscal-2018 by category - results data 9 Oct 2017

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In early-October, Constellation Brands reported its results for the first-half of its fiscal 2018. Group sales in the six months to the end of August increased by 7% in organic terms, repeating the rate of top-line growth in the first quarter. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance in the six-month period on a by-category basis.


What is set to shape the future for the drinks industry? - just-drinks at Drinktec 2017 2 Oct 2017

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Held every four years in Germany and hosting the biggest global names, Drinktec is the Olympics of the drinks industry's trade show calendar. Nothing else gives you the same insight into beverage innovation, whether from a packaging, flavourings or labelling perspective. However, like the Olympics, Drinktec is massive - a cavernous experience that can defeat even the hardiest of trade show attendees. Luckily, just-drinks' news & insights editor, Andy Morton, travelled to Munich earlier this month to digest the enormity of it all and deliver these nine bite-sized nuggets of learning.


Concha y Toro H1 2017 by region - results data 1 Sep 2017

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In late-August, Concha y Toro released its results for the first half of 2017. The group's sales fell by 4%, with CyT blaming lower volumes and the impact of "adverse" exchange rates for the poor performance. Here, just-drinks breaks down the company's figures for the first six months of the year on a regional basis.

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