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just a While Ago - On 27 May in...

27 May 2015

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just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

15 May 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

just On Call - Cott Corp CEO predicts sharp fall in US CSD volumes

11 May 2015

The head of Cott Corp has said he expects North American carbonated soft drink volumes to sink by as much as 10% this year as the category continues to decline.

just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

8 May 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

Cott Corp boosts Q1 sales but losses sink lower

7 May 2015

Cott Corp's Q1 losses have widened but sales increased on the back of its acquisition of DS Services.

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27 Apr 2015

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13 Apr 2015

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just On Call - Cott Corp CEO predicts end of "value destructive" pricing

26 Feb 2015

US soft drinks companies will continue to increase their per-litre prices after realising that low prices have been damaging the industry, the head of Cott Corp has said.

Cott Corp enjoys strong Q4 but FY profits drop

24 Feb 2015

Cott Corp has posted a drop in full-year profits but finished the year in the black after a strong final quarter.

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10 Feb 2015

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just the Week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

19 Dec 2014

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

Cott Corp ties up US$1.25bn DSS Group takeover

15 Dec 2014

Cott Corp has completed its US$1.25bn acquisition of DSS Group, the parent company of DS Services of America.

Review of the Year 2014 - Part III: Soft Drinks

11 Dec 2014

It's that time of year when just-drinks takes a look back at the past 12 months. Here, in part three of our final management briefing of the year, Andy Morton, takes a look at the major soft drinks stories of 2014.

Review of the Year 2014 - Part I: Bottled Water

4 Dec 2014

As the end of the year approaches, just-drinks is starting its review of the events that shaped the drinks industry in 2014. First up, Ben Cooper considers what the last 12 months have meant for the bottled water category.

Cott Corp to buy DSS Group for US$1.25bn

7 Nov 2014

Cott Corp has agreed a deal to acquire DSS Group, parent company of DS Services of America, for US$1.25bn as its looks to expand outside of CSDs and juices.

just the Week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

31 Oct 2014

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.

Quintessential Brands switches MD at Essential Drinks Co

29 Sep 2014

Quintessential Brands has appointed a former PepsiCo and Cott Corp executive as the new head of its Essential Drinks Co unit.

US: Cott Corp sees H1 loss as CSD market stays tough

31 Jul 2014

Cott Corp has reported a first-half loss as a decline in the US CSD segment continued to bite.

US/UK: Cott Corporation buys Aimia Foods

30 May 2014

Cott Corporation has acquired UK food and beverages manufacturer Aimia Foods for an initial sum of US$80m.

US: Cott Corp Q1 sales slip leads to net loss

7 May 2014

Cott Corp has recorded first-quarter losses of US$3.9m after a drop in sales, but is eyeing acquisitions as it looks to diversify.

Product Launch - UK: Cott Beverage's Emerge Zero

14 Mar 2014

Cott has launched a sugar-free variant of its Emerge energy drink brand in the UK.

just On Call - Cott Corp chief warns of 'challenging' 2014

12 Feb 2014

The CEO of Cott Corp has said he expects the CSD category in North America to remain “challenging” in 2014 after his company saw volumes in the segment fall “mid to high-teens” last year.

US: Cott Corp suffers in FY as broader CSD market struggles

12 Feb 2014

Cott Corp has flagged a declining carbonated soft drink (CSD) market as having helped to hamper both its fourth quarter and full-year numbers.

M&A Watch - The Options Available to Cott Corp

11 Feb 2014

On the back of weak results in the first nine months of 2013, Cott Corp confirmed last week that it has appointed Credit Suisse to evaluate all strategic options that “would enhance shareholder value". Stefan Kirk, from M&A practitioner Glenboden, examines some of these options, including geographic diversification, consolidation and private equity.

Analysis - Coca-Cola Co explores options with Green Mountain tie-up

6 Feb 2014

It is no coincidence that on the same day Cott Corp said it is “evaluating” its options, the Coca-Cola Co announced its move into the at-home carbonation machine market with a US$1.25bn tie-up with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters.

Analysis - Cott Corp searches for stability, but sale seems off-limits

6 Feb 2014

With Cott Corp admitting this week that it is considering its options, one could be forgiven for concluding that the firm is desperate to find some calm at last.

US: Cott Corp "considers alternatives"

6 Feb 2014

Cott Corp has confirmed that it is “evaluating” what direction to take the company in the future, noting that all options are being considered.

UK: Cott Corp eyes Emerge boost with marketing push

6 Feb 2014

Cott Corp is aiming to boost the UK profile of its Emerge 'value' energy drink brand with a series of high-profile marketing activities in 2014.

CANADA/US: Cott Corp pushes for early note redemption

3 Jan 2014

Cott Corp is looking to redeem the remaining US$15m-worth of notes that were originally due in 2017.

Analysis - Cott Beverage volumes unlikely to rally in Q4

4 Nov 2013

An analyst has predicted Cott Beverage's volumes will end the year down lower that expected after it posted sharp YTD declines in its North American unit.

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