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FRANCE: Rémy Cointreau appoints new CFO

30 Jul 2013

Rémy Cointreau has again looked to fellow French company L’Oréal Group for its new finance head, as current CFO Frédéric Pflanz prepares to step up to chief executive.

CHINA: Crackdown to cut baijiu profits by one-fifth - survey

23 Jul 2013

Baijiu makers should brace for a 20% drop in profits, at least, as the Chinese Government's corruption crackdown curbs corporate entertainment budgets, according to a new report.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

19 Jul 2013

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

Analysis - Remy Cointreau turnaround to take longer then expected

18 Jul 2013

The hangover for Remy Cointreau in China is set to last longer than one analyst had expected, with the company maintaining that Chinese New Year in 2014 will be "key".

FRANCE: Remy Cointreau Q1 sales take China beating

18 Jul 2013

Remy Cointreau has posted a slip in second-quarter sales, as recent changes in the spirits market in China made their presence felt.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

5 Jul 2013

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

CZECH/SLOVAKIA: William Grant switches Stock Spirits for Remy Cointreau

3 Jul 2013

William Grant & Sons is set to switch the distribution of its Tullamore Dew Irish whiskey brand in Czech and Slovakia from Stock Spirits to Remy Cointreau.

GLOBAL: Edrington to revamp Brugal Extra Viejo with flavour change

26 Jun 2013

Edrington is to change the aging process of its Brugal Extra Viejo to differentiate it from the rest of the Caribbean rum's portfolio.

Comment - Spirits - Cognac/Brandy: East is East

21 Jun 2013

A recent bout of activity in the Cognac region - from investment to divestment - suggests lively times ahead for the brandy and Cognac category. Ian Buxton looks at the headlines, and sees his eye being drawn east, not only for future growth, but also for future Cognac players.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

21 Jun 2013

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

FRANCE: Rémy Cointreau unveils Pflanz as CEO-elect

20 Jun 2013

Rémy Cointreau has revealed finance director Frédéric Pflanz as its successor to Jean-Marie Laborde, who will step down as chief executive at the end of September.

GLOBAL: Edrington Group confirms GBP10m distribution shake-up

17 Jun 2013

Edrington Group has unveiled more details of its distribution changes, announcing a GBP10m (US$15.5m) investment for new structures in the US, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Exclusive - UK: Bruichladdich launches distribution company

14 Jun 2013

Rémy Cointreau's Bruichladdich has set up its own UK distribution company, bringing the Islay distillery's Botanist Gin and Scotch brands into the same network for the first time.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

14 Jun 2013

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

14 Jun 2013

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

In the Spotlight - Rémy Cointreau and Cognac's slowdown

13 Jun 2013

What China giveth, China also taketh away, was the lesson for Rémy Cointreau in its full-year results this week.

Analysis - Edrington loss could cost Rémy Cointreau EUR1.5m

13 Jun 2013

Rémy Cointreau could shed around EUR1.5m (US$2m) in profits after losing the US distribution rights for the Edrington Group's portfolio, according to an anaylst.

US: Edrington Group calls time on Rémy Cointreau distribution deal

12 Jun 2013

Edrington Group is ending its long-standing US distribution agreement with Rémy Cointreau and is expected to take it in-house.

Comment - Tariko Looks to Raise the Standard with CEDC Takeover

11 Jun 2013

Russian Standard is now the world's second largest vodka producer after finally getting full control of Central European Distribution Corp (CEDC). But how will it handle the troubled group and where will in benefit? Chris Mercer investigates.

just the Facts - World's Top 20 Most Valuable Drinks Brands

11 Jun 2013

A study, conducted by brand valuation agency Brand Finance, has ranked the world's biggest drinks brands by their value. We've compiled the top 20 into a table below:

Analysis - China's Cognac slowdown hits Rémy Cointreau's margins

11 Jun 2013

A slowdown at the top end of China's Cognac market has knocked back Rémy Cointreau's margins in the second half of the year despite greater profits, an analyst has said.

FRANCE: Cognac demand boosts Rémy Cointreau's FY profits

11 Jun 2013

Rémy Cointreau has seen a healthy jump in full-year profits as Cognac sales showed no sign of slowing and the group performed strongly in the US.

Analysis - US spirits stay strong, despite volumes drop

10 Jun 2013

Spirits volumes in the US off-trade fell last month, but the outlook remains healthy for the sector as pricing stayed strong, according to an analyst.

FRANCE/FINLAND: Rémy Cointreau agrees sale of Larsen Cognac to Altia

10 Jun 2013

Rémy Cointreau has agreed to sell Larsen Cognac to Finland's Altia Corporation just months after buying the Norwegian-founded Cognac house.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

31 May 2013

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FRANCE: Remy Cointreau to invest EUR30m in Remy Martin facilities

30 May 2013

Rémy Cointreau has lined up a EUR30m (US$38.7m) investment to increase the production capacity for its Cognac brand, Rémy Martin.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2013

24 May 2013

Earlier this week, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's spirits brands. Here's a look at the top ten, along with the methodology used to draw up 'The Power 100'.

just On Call - Diageo expects China softness to remain in 2013

14 May 2013

Diageo's Asia-Pacific boss expects the spirits market in China to remain "soft" for the rest of 2013, but is encouraged by the performance of the company's super-deluxe Scotch whisky brands in the country.

Analysis - US job losses hit Europe's brewers

14 May 2013

Europe's big brewers saw their volumes in the US drop back in the first three months of the year as unemployment among young men hurt sales, an analyst has said.

Preview - Tax Free World Association Asia Pacific Conference & Exhibition 2013

9 May 2013

The Travel Retail world will start making its way to Singapore this weekend, in time for next week's TFWA Asia Pacific Conference & Exhibition. Joe Bates takes a look at what visitors to the event can expect as well as how the TR channel in the region is fairing.






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