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Budweiser Brewing Group - The end of Anheuser-Busch InBev? - just-drinks thinks

25 Mar 2019

If today's news of a company name change in the UK is a precursor to a wider change in the global brewing category, then I for one cannot wait.

Campari Group rolls out third Red Diaries film 'Entering Red' – video

6 Feb 2019

Campari Group has released the latest film in its 'Red Diaries' activation for its namesake brand.

Campari sticks with Red Diaries film series as Negroni turns 100 - video

14 Nov 2018

Campari Group has released details of the third annual 'Red Diaries' activation for its namesake brand.

Who could buy Brockmans Gin? - What just-drinks thinks

1 Nov 2018

Brockmans Gin is reportedly up for sale, and could be set to go the same way as many of its gin start-up peers, snapped up by international spirits companies keen to jump aboard the gin boom.

Campari Group art campaign invites consumers inside a Campari cocktail

28 Aug 2018

Campari Group has launched an activation that hides a cocktail bar inside an art installation.

How will the coming years treat the gin segment? - Research in Focus

12 Jul 2018

As the global gin bandwagon rolls on, growth is set to continue in the vast majority of markets around the world – although the US is yet to fulfil its potential.

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.

Campari Group lines up US Campari ad campaign – video

18 Apr 2018

Campari Group's US unit has rolled out a new campaign for its namesake aperitif brand as it looks to capitalise on the growing popularity of the Negroni cocktail in the market.

Campari Group up in 2017 despite flat year in Asia Pacific - results

27 Feb 2018

Campari Group has maintained its growth levels for sales last year, with the top-line rising by just over 6% in 2017.

Campari Group not keen on Irish whiskey - CEO

8 Feb 2018

Campari Group CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz has played down the attraction of Irish whiskey, claiming the sector is awash with new entrants while offering poor growth prospects outside of its two biggest brands.

"Money has never burnt a hole in our pocket" - Interview, Campari Group CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz, Part II

8 Feb 2018

Last month, just-drinks sat down with Campari Group CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz during a visit to the new Appleton Estate visitors centre to discuss the rum category. While we had him, Kunze-Concewitz broached a number of other subjects including Campari's M&A ambitions, the overheated Irish whiskey category and why a ban on plastic straws may not be the way to solve waste issues.

Gruppo Campari unveils second Red Diaries film - video

30 Jan 2018

Campari Group has launched a new Red Diaries film for its namesake spirits brand, as it enters the second year of activation for the campaign that replaced the long-standing Campari calendar. 

Why big spirits firms are willing to pay for potential - Comment

27 Jul 2017

This month, spirits columnist Richard Woodard takes a closer look at why the world's largest spirits firms are investing in relatively small brands. 

How much longer can US whiskey maintain its stellar growth? - Comment

4 Jul 2017

It's been one of the success stories of the Century so far. Spirits commentator Ian Buxton looks at US whiskey to see if an end to the category's explosive growth will break anytime soon.

Tax windfall fills sails for buoyant Campari - Analysis

10 May 2017

Campari's Q1 results, released yesterday, were strong enough on their own terms. But the quarter was given a little extra pop, thanks to the benevolence of an unlikely source - the Italian tax authorities.

Gruppo Campari Q4 & FY 2016 results - Preview

27 Feb 2017

Ahead of the release tomorrow of Gruppo Campari's results for the fourth quarter and the 12 months of 2016, here's a look at the events that shaped the three months to the end of December for the Milan-headquartered group.

Gruppo Campari deepens Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits partnership

31 Jan 2017

Gruppo Campari has joined Beam Suntory in expanding its ties with US distributor Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits.

Gruppo Campari launches Red Diaries activation featuring Clive Owen - video

24 Jan 2017

Gruppo Campari has unveiled a new marketing initiative for its namesake brand as it looks to move away from the Campari Calendar. 

The spirits category in 2016 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part II

23 Dec 2016

With 2016 drawing to a close, just-drinks looks back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry. Here, deputy editor Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category.

Gruppo Campari rolls out limited edition Campari packaging globally

4 Oct 2016

Gruppo Campari has launched a limited edition label for its namesake brand, as it looks to highlight Campari's use in a Negroni cocktail.

Remy Cointreau leads social media charge, but Diageo and Brown-Forman lag - analyst

6 Apr 2016

Remy Cointreau has been the most successful spirits company in converting its social media activity into sales, according to analysts at Societe Generale.

Gruppo Campari stays quiet on talk of Marnier-Lapostolle distribution buy

14 Mar 2016

Gruppo Campari has declined to comment on a report linking it to a move for Marnier-Lapostolle's global distribution operations.

Has Gruppo Campari's harvest finally come in? - Analysis

3 Mar 2016

Like the Cognac segment's issues in China, or Anheuser-Busch InBev's desire to rule the brewing world, or Coca-Cola Co's attempts to surf the healthier beverage wave, Campari's troubles in recent years have been a story that has written itself.

The BRIC Markets - Where are they now? - Comment

14 Jan 2016

Since almost the turn of the Century, it's been all about the BRICs. Brazil, Russia, India and China have spent the last 16 years as the focus for growth for every drinks company out there. Richard Woodard takes a look at the four countries and surveys their importance in 2016.

Campari's Cinzano 1757 Bianco and Dry  - Product Launch

15 Dec 2015

Gruppo Campari has launched new additions to its Cinzano 1757 range, a bianco and a dry.

Diageo Australia appoints commercial head

20 Nov 2015

Diageo's Australia unit has confirmed the appointment of Simon Tamke to the role of commercial director.

Gruppo Campari flies the flag for US success - analysis

12 Nov 2015

The US has long been perceived as the pot of gold at the end of the spirits rainbow. According to figures released by the country's Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS), earlier this year, the share for spirits in 2014 rose to 35.2% - US$4.2bn - from 34.7% the prior year, marking the fifth consecutive year of growing market share. Despite the attractive figures, for some, finding the end of the rainbow has proved to be a challenge.

This week in spirits & wine, featuring Jack Daniel's, Jim Beam and Penaflor

6 Nov 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer & cider and soft drinks & water.

This week in spirits & wine, featuring Edrington, Jamieson Ranch Vineyards and Campari

25 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the spirits & wine categories. We also have similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & water.

Former Campari Australia MD passes away

16 Sep 2015

Campari Australia has confirmed the death of Shane O'Hart, former managing director Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands. 





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