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A deeper consideration of the issues making the headlines on just-drinks.



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

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

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

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


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

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.


Campari Group Q1 2018 - results data 8 May 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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