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TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard to roll out Ballantine's digital push across Europe

26 Nov 2012

Pernod Ricard is lining up a Europe-wide travel retail digital campaign for its Ballantine’s Scotch whisky brand.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard unveils TV push for Ballantine's Finest

5 Nov 2012

Pernod Ricard has launched a global TV campaign for its Ballantine's Finest Scotch to connect with a younger audience.

UK: Pernod Ricard applies to build new Scotch distillery

18 Oct 2012

Pernod Ricard is looking to build a new malt whisky distillery in Scotland as part of its expansion plans in the country.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard unveils Ballantine's gift boxes

11 Oct 2012

Pernod Ricard has launched limited-edition gift packs for two of its Ballantine's expressions ahead of the high-sales festive season.

Comment - Wehring's Way: Diageo and UB Group - Whither Whyte & Mackay?

24 Sep 2012

As the speculation linking a tie-up between Diageo and the UB Group in India intensifies, it's clearly only a matter of time before a deal is sealed. The main sticking points at this stage of talks between the two will be - obviously – value, and - inevitably – what to do with Whyte & Mackay.

Comment - Spirits - Luxury Brands One Step Ahead of China Slowdown

23 Jul 2012

About four years ago, I interviewed the manager of a Bentley car dealership in Chengdu, one of China's flourishing second-tier cities.

Product Launch - ASIA/TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s 40 Year Old

16 Jul 2012

Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s 40 Year Old

just the Facts - Scotch Whisky

28 May 2012

This week, Pernod Ricard is hosting members of the media and the analyst community in Scotland for two days as it presents a capital markets day on Wednesday (30 May). Ahead of the trip, just-drinks looks at the Scotch whisky market globally.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard lagging Diageo in Scotch despite China leadership - analyst

22 May 2012

Pernod Ricard's performance in the Scotch whisky category is being held back by its lack of presence in Latin America and Africa, while Diageo is reaping the rewards from its coverage in the growth markets, according to an analyst.

CHINA: Pernod Ricard targets China with Royal Salute TV ad

23 Feb 2012

Pernod Ricard has launched a television advert for its Royal Salute Scotch whisky brand in China.

Product Launch – S KOREA/TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s Signature Distillery Editions

23 Feb 2012

Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s Signature Distillery Editions

EUROPE: Pernod Ricard launches on-trade Ballantine's 'beat' bottle

22 Dec 2011

Pernod Ricard has lined up a limited edition bottle for its Ballantine's Finest blended whisky brand in Europe's on-trade.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard goes festive with Ballantine's, Beefeater packs

14 Nov 2011

Pernod Ricard has lined up limited edition packaging offerings for its Ballantine's and Beefeater spirits brands in the global off-trade.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve

26 Oct 2011

Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve

GLOBAL: Diageo, Pernod Ricard dominate list of world's top performing brands

17 Oct 2011

Diageo and Pernod Ricard have dominated an inaugural list of the world's top performing spirits brands.

EUROPE: Pernod Ricard launches pan-European Ballantine's ad

27 Jun 2011

Pernod Ricard has lined up a Europe-wide television advert for its Ballantine’s Finest Scotch whisky brand.

just On Call - Pernod Ricard considers tie-ups in Africa

24 Jun 2011

Pernod Ricard is working on ways to better compete with Diageo in Africa, including via possible tie-ups with other companies.

just On Call - China to become Pernod Ricard's number two market

17 Feb 2011

Pernod Ricard's CEO has said that China's thirst for Cognac and Scotch whisky will soon see it overtake the drinks giant's native France to become its second largest market in 2011.

Comment - There Ain't No Party Like a Pernod Ricard H1 Party

17 Feb 2011

The atmosphere here at Pernod Ricard's Paris headquarters feels almost celebratory. Not only is the sun out, and the kids are on half-term, but it might just be the wine and spirits company's half-year results, released earlier today, which has given employees here a spring in their step on this February Thursday.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard releases festive Chivas Brothers packs

29 Nov 2010

Pernod Ricard's Scotch whisky and gin unit, Chivas Brothers, has lined up a raft of limited edition gift sets for its portfolio in the run-up to Christmas.

Update - Pernod Ricard's bold spirit bodes well - analysts

21 Oct 2010

Analysts believe that Pernod Ricard's unusually bold guidance on full-year profits growth is a significant vote of confidence in the global spirits sector's powers of recovery.

FRANCE: Martell leads Pernod Ricard's Q1 sales rebound

21 Oct 2010

Stronger-than-expected growth for Martell Cognac in Asia has driven Pernod Ricard to a 14% rise in sales in its fiscal first quarter.

just The Preview - Pernod Ricard Q1

20 Oct 2010

Pernod Ricard will report results for its fiscal first quarter tomorrow (20 October). Here, just-drinks brings you highlights of the company's news in the three months to the end of September.

UK: Teacher's whisky targets golf fans

5 Oct 2010

Beam Global Spirits & Wine has tapped into Scotch whisky's links to golf by offering a promotion on its Teacher's brand.

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve

30 Sep 2010

Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s Christmas Reserve

In the Spotlight - Pernod Ricard is an acquired taste

3 Sep 2010

Ongoing thirst for key drinks brands has ensured that Pernod Ricard is entering its new fiscal year with some strong sales momentum, but investors are edgy on the firm's bottom line. just-drinks examines the market reaction to the group's full-year numbers.

Comment - Pernod Ricard full of brown spirits

2 Sep 2010

Pernod Ricard may have disappointed the market, but, in Jameson and Martell, the drinks giant has found two brands that have expanded its reach and made a mockery of weak consumer confidence.

just the Facts - Pernod Ricard FY at-a-glance

2 Sep 2010

Pernod Ricard reports its full-year results today (2 September). Here, just-drinks brings you the key numbers at-a-glance.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

16 Jul 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard readies Ballantine's update

13 Jul 2010

The Scotch whisky arm of Pernod Ricard, Chivas Brothers, has lined up a packaging revamp for its Ballantine's blended Scotch whisky range.

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