Focus

Focus

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



What do US wholesalers think of your spirits category? - Focus 20 Sep 2016

Morgan Stanley this week released its second survey of US wholesalers, which found increased confidence is the country's spirits market. The financial firm claims the report is more forward-looking than traditional channel data and attempts to "identify key trends before they appear in Nielsen data and sell-side forecasts". The survey also quizzed wholesalers on future category performance. Here's a run-down of the key findings:


How the craft economy is loosening North America's alcohol laws - Focus 19 Sep 2016

In the LCBO liquor store near Ossington subway station in Toronto's trendy west end, business is good.


Brown-Forman's Q1 performance by region, brand - Focus 31 Aug 2016

Earlier today, Brown-Forman posted its first-quarter results for fiscal-2017. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region and brand in the three months to the end of July.


Treasury Wine Estates' FY Performance by Region - Focus 18 Aug 2016

Today, Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) said its full-year net profits more than doubled, with net sales jumping by 20%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Australian-headquartered company's performance by region:


Carlsberg's H1 results by region - Focus 17 Aug 2016

Earlier today, Carlsberg reported its first-half results, posting a 25% boost in net profits. Here, we look at the company’s performance during the six-month period by region. All figures are organic. 


How has The Coca-Cola Co helped Monster Beverage Corp's global presence? - Focus 9 Aug 2016

When Monster Beverage Corp offloaded a minority share to The Coca-Cola Co last year, one of the main benefits forecast was enlarged access to the soft drinks giant's unparalleled global distribution network. 


Molson Coors' Q2 performance by region - Focus 3 Aug 2016

Yesterday, Molson Coors reported a dip in second-quarter net profits, blaming charges in connection with its MillerCoors acquisition as well as prohibition in parts of India and planned brewery closures. 


Gruppo Campari's H1 performance by region, brand - Focus 2 Aug 2016

Today, Gruppo Campari announced its first-half results, including a fall in sales and profits. Here, we take a look at the figures for the six months to the end of June by region and by brand. 


Heineken's H1 Performance by Region - Focus 1 Aug 2016

Today, Heineken reported a rise in H1 sales and volumes. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region and brand:


SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover turbulence - Focus 29 Jul 2016

"If you Brexit, you fix it," was the joke doing the rounds after the UK voted to leave the European Union. But is it too late to fix Anheuser-Busch InBev's takeover of SABMiller? 


Anheuser-Busch InBev's Q2 performance by region - Focus 29 Jul 2016

Earlier today, Anheuser-Busch InBev reported a 40% drop in profits for the first six months of the year. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region. All figures are organic.


Diageo's FY performance by region - Focus 28 Jul 2016

Today, Diageo reported a lift in full-year underlying net sales. Here just-drinks takes a look at the figures for each of the group's regions:


Coca-Cola Co's H1 & Q2 performance by region - Focus 27 Jul 2016

Earlier today (27 July), The Coca-Cola Co posted a near-5% dip in sales for the first six months of 2015. Here, just-drinks takes a look at how each region has performed for the soft drinks giant in the three months and six months to the end of June.


SABMiller's Q1 sales performance by region - Focus 21 Jul 2016

Earlier today, SABMiller released a trading update, with sales in the three months to the end of June rising by 2% year-on-year. Here, just-drinks looks at the company's top-line performance by region.


Remy Cointreau's Q1 performance by brand and region - Focus 20 Jul 2016

Earlier today, Remy Cointreau posted flat sales for the three months to the end of June. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by brand and on a regional basis in the period.


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