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How C&C Group plans to rescue Magners - Focus

In the world of mass-market cider, geography has become a valuable marketing tool. Of the major brands on sale in the UK, Heineken's Old Mou...

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Ian Shackleton | 12 Jul 2017

This month, our former beverage analyst Ian Shackleton considers how best to grow your top-line, considers that the next round of results will throw up and looks at how his stock picks have performed so far.

Andy Morton | 27 Jun 2016

The markets have had the weekend to digest the possible implications of the UK's decision to leave the EU. Here is a summation of what the analysts are saying about UK-listed beverage companies, and those that have an interest in the UK consumer.

Andy Morton | 12 May 2016

Yesterday, C&C Group reported a drop in full-year sales and volumes. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's performance by region:

Andy Morton | 29 Oct 2015

Asked yesterday what disappointed him the most about C&C Group's first-half results, CEO Stephen Glancey told just-drinks he preferred to look at the positives.

Latest Interviews

James Wilmore | 4 Nov 2014

Sue Clark has spent the last two-and-a-half years heading up SABMiller's European business. It's been a tough introduction to the world of P&L, after ten years in a corporate affairs role. Here, just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore speaks to Clark on how she manages the region, her aim to attract more women to beer and her intriguing hobby.

Olly Wehring | 27 Jan 2011

Every month, managing editor Olly Wehring turns his spotlight into the eyes of a senior drinks executive. First up in 2011 is the CEO of William Grant & Sons, Stella David.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 12 Dec 2017

C&C Group is ramping up the UK launch of Magners Dark Fruit after rolling it out in England for the first time last month.

Andy Morton | 8 Dec 2017

C&C Group has released a pint glass for its Tennent’s Lager brand that resembles a Christmas jumper.

Andy Morton | 9 Nov 2017

C&C Group has reiterated its support for minimum unit pricing in Ireland as authorities in the country put the brakes on the measure over cross-border trade fears.

Andy Morton | 8 Nov 2017

C&C Group has said its interim CFO Jonathan Solesbury will take the job on a permanent basis.

Lucy Britner | 26 Oct 2017

C&C Group has blamed currency headwinds and a revised distribution arrangement on a fall in sales and profits during the first half of fiscal-2018.

Lucy Britner | 4 Sep 2017

C&C Group has lined up the purchase of a 47% holding in Admiral Taverns as part of a takeover of the UK pub operator.

Andy Morton | 24 Aug 2017

C&C Group has partnered with a home-delivery service for the first time to deliver limited-edition Magners packs to consumers in the UK.

Lucy Britner | 1 Aug 2017

C&C Group has appointed Jonathan Solesbury to the role of interim group chief financial officer.

Lucy Britner | 6 Jul 2017

C&C Group has warned that a continued weakness in the value of Sterling will hit the firm's full-year performance. 

Andy Morton | 5 Jul 2017

C&C Group has turned its sights on Belgium beer Heverlee as it continues to put its brands in 33cl cans.

Andy Morton | 28 Jun 2017

C&C Group has launched Magners cider in a 33cl can format for the first time in the UK.

Lucy Britner | 1 Jun 2017

C&C Group has promoted Andrea Pozzi to the role of group chief operating officer. 

Olly Wehring | 30 May 2017

Gruppo Campari has declined to comment on claims its Carolans and Irish Mist spirits brands are going up for sale.

Andy Morton | 17 May 2017

Inflation in the UK gives medium-sized alcohol producers a chance to raise prices in the shadow of their bigger rivals, C&C Group's CEO has said.

Andy Morton | 17 May 2017

C&C Group posted a full-year loss as Brexit and a second write-down on its US cider business hit performance.

Lucy Britner | 15 May 2017

Ahead of the release on Wednesday of C&C Group's fiscal-2017 results, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of February for the company. 

Andy Morton | 6 Apr 2017

C&C Group has used the same name as Heineken's successful cider variant, Strongbow Dark Fruit, for the launch of its own blackcurrant cider.

Lucy Britner | 27 Mar 2017

C&C Group's Scottish subsidiary, Tennent Caledonian, has lined up a new range of 'premium' bottled beers under the Caledonia Collection name. 

Andy Morton | 16 Mar 2017

C&C Group's Tennent's lager is to display the UK chief medical officer's revised alcohol-intake guidelines on its packaging.

Andy Morton | 10 Mar 2017

C&C Group has warned that it expects another challenging 12 months ahead, after it revealed operating profits for its fiscal-2017 will likely decline.

Andy Morton | 23 Feb 2017

C&C Group's Scottish unit is rolling out new Tennent's Lager bar pumps after they lifted sales by 4% in a trail-run.

Andy Morton | 12 Dec 2016

C&C Group is to cede more capacity at its Scottish brewery to Anheuser-Busch InBev as part of a shake up of the companies' UK distribution agreements.

Latest blogs

James Wilmore | 3 Oct 2014

Is Heineken hoping to repeat the trick that shot Magners to fame with its new Strongbow campaign in the US?

James Wilmore | 22 Aug 2014

Poland is hardly noted for its cider consumption, but all this could be about to change.

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