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What a 'no-deal' Brexit would look like for drinks companies - Focus 15 Oct 2018

Column: Focus

As Brexit Day draws ever closer, the negotiations between the UK and the European Union have reached a critical point this week, with the European Council set to meet tomorrow to discuss what happens next. In two separate statements, released today, two drinks trade associations have sounded the alarm bells about the consequences of the two sides failing to reach an agreement. Here, according to SpiritsEurope and the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland, is what a 'no-deal' Brexit would look like.


"Where is the next opportunity? It's in Asia. And, in Asia, the opportunity is China" - South African wine gets serious in China - Focus - Cape Wine 2018 28 Sep 2018

Column: Focus

Of all the statistics bandied around at the Cape Wine exhibition in Cape Town earlier this month, one in particular stood out: 37% of South African wineries don't make a profit.


Eleven consumer trends for 2019 – Trend Hunter Future Festival - Focus 27 Sep 2018

Column: Focus

As part of the Trend Hunter Future Festival in Toronto last week, the consumer insights company laid out key trends for 2019. Here, Lucy Britner highlights the top picks for food and drinks.


How to lead a business through disruption – lessons from the former CEO of Chicago Tribune – Trend Hunter Future Festival 25 Sep 2018

Column: Focus

In this era of unprecedented disruption, the need for businesses to reinvent themselves in order to succeed has never been so great. But, what if a company could capitalise on disruption itself, in order to create better business opportunities?


Where has Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits gone wrong? - Focus 7 Sep 2018

Column: Focus

Earlier this week, Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits confirmed it is considering selling off some brands in a bid to reduce costs. At the same time, the group revised its full-year earnings outlook downwards, which it now expects to come in between -EUR20m to -EUR25m.


Lagunitas - the US brewery that wants to infect Heineken - Focus 15 Aug 2018

Column: Focus

Ask Tony Magee, the founder of Heineken's Californian craft brewer, Lagunitas Brewing Co, about the relationship his company has with the global brewer and he'll tell you: "We are trying to infect them with our thinking."


FREE TO READ - just-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - June 2018 3 Jul 2018

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Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during June.


Middle-class Millennials, working with Tencent and using Big Data – Pernod Ricard's operations in China - Focus 12 Jun 2018

Column: Focus

Last week, Pernod Ricard hosted analysts, journalists and investors at its latest Capital Market Day, in China. The company outlined its ambition to double the size of the imported spirits sector in the country by 2025.


Pernod Ricard Capital Market Day 2018 - Asia overview - Focus 11 Jun 2018

Column: Focus

Last week, analysts, journalists and investors from around the world travelled to Shenzhen in China for Pernod Ricard's Capital Market Day. The group's management was keen to show why Asia is a "key engine" for growth and why China, in particular, remains an exciting prospect.


FREE TO READ - just-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - May 2018 8 Jun 2018

Column: Focus

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during May.


Brown-Forman fiscal-2018 - results data 6 Jun 2018

Column: Focus

In early-June, Brown-Forman reported results for its fiscal-2018. The group saw sales in the 12 months to the end of April rise by 6%, with fourth-quarter sales increasing by 5%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance in the 12-month period.


How did the alcoholic drinks sectors fare in 2018? - Analysis 17 May 2018

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As Euromonitor's latest annual research approaches completion, 2017 is starting to look like it was a vintage year. The alcoholic drinks industry's global volume growth might not appear positively intoxicating at first glance but, at 1%, this is actually its strongest performance in half a decade.


Campari Group Q1 2018 - results data 8 May 2018

Column: Focus

In early-May, Campari Group reported its results for the first quarter of 2018. Here, just-drinks takes an in-depth look at the company's performance in the three months to the end of March.


Molson Coors Q1 2018 - results data 2 May 2018

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In early-May, Molson Coors reported its results for the first three months of 2018. The brewer saw sales in the three months slide by just over 7% on a 3% decline in volumes. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance in the quarter.


Carlsberg Q1 2018 - results data 1 May 2018

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On 1 May, Carlsberg released its results for the first quarter of 2018. The brewer's sales in the three months to the end of March rose by 2% on the corresponding period a year earlier, on flat volumes. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance in the quarter.


Coca-Cola European Partners Q1 2018 - results data 27 Apr 2018

Column: Focus

Late yesterday, Coca-Cola European Partners released its results for the first quarter of 2018. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance in the three-months to the end of March.


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

Column: Focus

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

Column: Focus

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

Column: Focus

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

Column: Focus

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

Column: Focus

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

Column: Focus

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

Column: Focus

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

Column: Focus

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

Column: Focus

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

Column: Focus

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. 

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