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

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

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

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 27 Sep 2017

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

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.


Pernod Ricard fiscal-2017 by brand and region - results data 31 Aug 2017

In late-August, Pernod Ricard posted results for its fiscal-2017. Sales in the 12 months to the end of June increased by almost 4% year-on-year, as operating profits rose by just over 3%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the wine and spirits group's figures for the period by brand and by region.


Brown-Forman Q1 fiscal-2018 by brand & region - results data 30 Aug 2017

In late-August, Brown-Forman reported its results for the first quarter of its fiscal-2018. Sales in the three months to the end of July rose by 6% in organic terms, while net profits increased markedly, by 24%. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by market and by brand in the three-month period.


Coca-Cola Amatil H1 2017 - results data 23 Aug 2017

In late-August, Coca-Cola Amatil released its results for the first six months of 2017. The group saw its sales slip by almost 4%, with net profits in organic terms fall by the same amount. Here, just-drinks breaks down Coca-Cola Amatil's figures for the half-year by region.


Treasury Wine Estates fiscal-2017 by region - results data 17 Aug 2017

In mid-August, Treasury Wine Estates posted results for its fiscal-2017. Sales in the 12 months to the end of June were up by just over 11% on an 8.5% lift in volumes. Here, just-drinks breaks down the wine group's figures in the period by region.


Carlsberg H1 2017 by region - results data 16 Aug 2017

Today, Carlsberg reported a 2% rise in first-half sales, with profits up by 23%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the brewer's figures in the period by region.


Coca-Cola HBC H1 2017 by market - results data 10 Aug 2017

In August, Coca-Cola HBC announced its results for the first half of 2017. Sales in the period rose by 5.6% on the same period a year earlier, with volumes up by almost 1.5%. Here, just-drinks breaks down Coca-Cola HBC's figures for the period by region.


Remy Cointreau performance trends 2013-2017 - results data 7 Aug 2017

Late last week, Remy Cointreau released its full-year results for fiscal-2017. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of March rise by 5% on the year-prior, with profits performing well as the group ups its attention on the higher-end of its portfolio. Here, just-drinks considers Remy Cointreau's performance over the past five years.


Remy Cointreau first-quarter fiscal-2018 - results data 20 Jul 2017

In mid-July, Remy Cointreau released a trading update for the first quarter of its fiscal-2018. Sales in the three months to the end of June increased by 8% year-on-year, with the group's Remy Martin posting a "remarkable" 18.7% jump in value sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by reporting division in the quarter.


Are the days of syndicated data numbered? - Focus 18 Jul 2017

Syndicated data - nearly all of us use it, and those that do rely on it for an accurate picture of the beverage industry. But just how reliable is it, especially in a retail sector undergoing significant consumer changes?


Molson Coors performance trends 2012-2016 - results data 17 Jul 2017

In February 2017, Molson Coors released its full-year results for 2016; the year in which the brewer took full control of the MillerCoors joint-venture in the US. While the transaction has skewed the numbers for 2016 - full details of which can be found here - the results from the four years prior provide an interesting guide to Molson Coors' longer-term performance.


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