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US: CEDC kicks debt down the road as bankruptcy filing considered

26 Feb 2013

Central European Distribution Corporation has started offering stock to some of its creditors, as the company is not in a position to cover its debt.

Comment - Spirits - Vodka Can Go Far

22 Jan 2013

A new year, a new commentator. Taking the baton for white spirits, we welcome back just-drinks' former deputy editor, Chris Mercer, to cast his watchful eye over all things white. This month: Vodka.

RUSSIA: CEDC appoints CFO

22 Jan 2013

Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has appointed a new CFO weeks after handing over day-today control to Russian Standard owner Roustam Tariko.

GLOBAL: Diageo leads Pernod Ricard in top-end vodka fight - analyst

16 Jan 2013

Pernod Ricard's super-premium vodkas lack the depth to compete with Diageo's as vodka continues its value boom, an analyst has said.

RUSSIA: Roust Inc brings in new CEO

16 Jan 2013

Roust Inc, the distributor of Russian Standard vodka, has appointed a new CEO.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

4 Jan 2013

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US/RUSSIA: CEDC transfers operational control to Russian Standard chief

2 Jan 2013

Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has handed operational control to leading shareholder and Russian Standard owner Roustam Tariko in return for US$65m in funds.

just the Ten - Top Hot Topics of 2012

21 Dec 2012

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read Hot Topics on just-drinks in 2012.

Review of the Year 2012 - Part V: Spirits

21 Dec 2012

It was back to business for spirits companies in 2012 as the industry's recovery continued apace.

just the Ten - Top News Stories of 2012

19 Dec 2012

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read news stories on just-drinks in 2012.

Comment - Brown-Forman brands that have hit the mark

7 Dec 2012

It has been a strong first-half for Brown-Forman's portfolio of brands, but not all of them have hit the mark. Here, just-drinks takes a look at three that have done the company proud, and one that has blotted the copybook. Or has it?

Comment - CEDC Feels the Chill of its Outsider Status

23 Nov 2012

It's never likely to be good news when you're begging for a helping hand, but that's exactly the spot Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC) has found itself in.

Comment - Branding - Soplica: From Discount Store to Heritage Brand

23 Nov 2012

This month, branding specialist Claessens International highlights the path taken by Central European Distribution Corp when the Soplica vodka brand found itself struggling in discount stores in its home market of Poland.

US/RUSSIA: Central European Distribution Corp invites Russian Standard offer

22 Nov 2012

Central European Distribution Corp has called on its biggest shareholder, Russian Standard, to bid for the debt-laden group or make a “definitive” offer to help it tackle its financial problems.

US/RUSSIA: Central European Distribution Corp denies corruption allegation

21 Nov 2012

Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has denied a claim by its biggest shareholder, Roustam Tariko, that company executives are being investigated for corruption.

US/RUSSIA: Central European Distribution Corporation sees YTD profits return to black

19 Nov 2012

Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has returned to profit in year-to-date results, but declining vodka volumes in Russia, as well as net sales overall, highlight underlying concerns.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

12 Oct 2012

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US/RUSSIA: Central European Distribution Corporation sees H1 losses increase

8 Oct 2012

Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has posted a leap in losses in the first half of 2012, driven by weak foreign exchange rates and a decline in Russia sales.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

21 Sep 2012

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US/RUSSIA: Central European Distribution Corporation appoints Russian Standard founder interim president

17 Sep 2012

Central European Distribution Corporation (CEDC) has appointed Russian Standard founder, Roustam Tariko, interim president to deepen ties between the former vodka rivals.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

10 Aug 2012

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GLOBAL: CEDC, Belvedere, forget troubles with fastest-growing spirits leadership - figures

7 Aug 2012

Central European Distribution Corp has hailed a welcome distraction from its recent troubles, with its Zubrowka vodka brand names as the fastest-growing spirits brand last year.

Product Launch - UK: Marblehead Brand Development's Davna Bizon

25 Jul 2012

Marblehead Brand Development's Davna Bizon

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

13 Jul 2012

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RUSSIA/US: CEDC CEO steps down, Russian Standard founder becomes chairman

9 Jul 2012

The CEO of Central European Distribution Corporation has stepped down from the role, as the spirits company has confirmed its tie-up with Russian Standard.

RUSSIA/US: CEDC creates director post for Europe, Middle East and Africa

4 Jul 2012

CEDC has appointed a regional director for Europe, Middle East & Africa to oversee the area's distribution network.

RUSSIA/US: Russian Standard deal breathes life back into CEDC - analyst

25 May 2012

A deal with vodka rival Russian Standard has given Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC) breathing space over refinancing and pumped value into its flat-lining shares, according to an analyst.

UK: Green Mark vodka gets GBP2m UK ad push

15 May 2012

Green Mark vodka is to get a GBP2m (US$3.2m) advertising push to coincide with its launch in the UK.

just On Call - CEDC aims to out-muscle Russian rivals

11 May 2012

Russia's vodka market will consolidate, more through smaller players going to the wall than through acquisitions, the head of Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC) has forecast.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

11 May 2012

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