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Cott Corp CEO eyes sharp fall in US CSD volumes

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 c...

Cott CEO sees end of "value destructive" pricing

US soft drinks companies will continue to increase their per-litre prices after realising that low prices have been damaging the industry, t...


Cott Corp chief warns of 'challenging' 2014

James Wilmore | 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.


M&A - The Options Available to Cott Corp

Stefan Kirk | 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.


Coca-Cola explores options in Green Mountain deal

Andy Morton | 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

Olly Wehring | 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.

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Cott Corp boosts Q1 sales but losses sink lower

Andy Morton | 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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Cott Corp enjoys strong Q4 but FY profits drop

Andy Morton | 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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Cott Corp ties up US$1.25bn DSS Group takeover

Andy Morton | 15 Dec 2014

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


Cott Corp to buy DSS Group for US$1.25bn

James Wilmore | 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.


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Quintessential Brands changes MD at Essential unit

James Wilmore | 29 Sep 2014

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


Cott Corp sees H1 loss as sales slip

James Wilmore | 31 Jul 2014

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


Cott Corporation buys Aimia Foods

James Wilmore | 30 May 2014

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


Cott Corp Q1 sales slip leads to net loss

James Wilmore | 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.


Cott Beverage's Emerge Zero

Olly Wehring | 14 Mar 2014

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


Cott Corp suffers in FY as CSD market struggles

Olly Wehring | 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.


Cott Corp "considers alternatives"

Olly Wehring | 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.


Cott Corp eyes Emerge boost with marketing push

James Wilmore | 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.


Cott Corp pushes for early note redemption

Olly Wehring | 3 Jan 2014

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


Cott eyes brighter future despite H1 profits fall

Andy Morton | 2 Aug 2013

Cott Corp has said it expects a better end to the year after blaming bad weather and a struggling CSD market in North America for a drop in first-half sales and profits.


Cott Beverage unveils new Emerge energy drink push

James Wilmore | 13 Jun 2013

Cott Beverages has announced details of the "biggest-ever" marketing push for its energy drink brand Emerge.


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