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Campari Group readies French distribution purchase

15 Nov 2019

Campari Group has lined up the latest acquisition in its ongoing shopping spree, this time in France.

Campari Group to up China ante with Marnier Cognac and Aperol - CEO

1 Nov 2019

Campari Group is looking to intensify its focus in China on higher-end Cognac expressions and a wider availability of its flagship Aperol brand.

Pernod Ricard Performance Trends 2015-2019 - results data

9 Oct 2019

In late-August, Pernod Ricard released its full-year results for fiscal-2019. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of June rise by 6% in organic terms on the year prior. Here, just-drinks picks through Pernod's performance over the past five years for the trends set to affect the group, specifically, and the global spirits category, more broadly.

Campari Group to buy majority stake in Licorera Ancho Reyes, Casa Montelobos

9 Oct 2019

Campari Group has paid US$35.7m to take a controlling interest in the Mexican producers of a mezcal and a spicy liqueur.

Could 'delocalisation' signal the death of provenance in spirits? - Editor's Viewpoint

3 Oct 2019

The role of provenance in marketing is widely prevalent in the spirits category - always by brands that have to be produced in a certain location, but also often by those that aren't tied by rules of definition.

Campari Group mulls shifting spirits production to US - report

3 Oct 2019

The head of Campari Group is considering the "delocalising" of production of some of its spirits brands as a method of dealing with the pending tariff increases on some European Union exports to the US.

Campari secures rhum agricole buy, acquires Bellonnie & Bourdillon Successeurs

5 Sep 2019

Campari has agreed a purchase of rhum agricole producer Bellonnie & Bourdillon Successeurs (BBS), owner of the Martinique brands Trois Rivières and La Mauny.

FREE TO READ - just-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - July 2019

12 Aug 2019

Here, a little later than usual, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during July, with Molson Coors' European exploits and Pernod Ricard's Myanmar adventure both overshadowed by Anheuser-Busch InBev's decision to offload its Australian operations to Asahi Group.

Campari Group’s Wild Turkey Master's Keep Cornerstone Rye - Product Launch

8 Aug 2019

Campari Group has lined up a limited-edition rye whiskey from its Wild Turkey distillery in Kentucky.

Campari Group set for US$90m windfall from Villa Les Cedres sale

1 Aug 2019

Campari Group is to make an estimated EUR80m (US$89m) from the sale of its luxury mansion estate, Villa Les Cedres.

Campari Group eyes France boost with Bellonnie & Bourdillon Successeurs rhum agricole bid

22 Jul 2019

Campari Group has made a move for rhum agricole producer Bellonnie & Bourdillon Successeurs (BBS), owner of the Martinique brands Trois Rivières and La Mauny.

World Spirits Alliance trade organisation comes into being

10 Jul 2019

A raft of spirits companies and trade organisations have combined forces to create a worldwide trade association for the spirits category.

Pernod Ricard is back in Kentucky with Rabbit Hole Whiskey, but why did it ever leave? - Comment

14 Jun 2019

Ten years ago, Pernod Ricard sold Wild Turkey Bourbon to Campari Group. Today, as the French spirits group announces the purchase of Louisville's Rabbit Hole Whiskey, the question is not why the group has returned to the Kentucky Bourbon category, the real puzzle is, why did it exit in the first place?

Diageo chasing Aperol Spritz US success with Ketel One, Smirnoff extensions - Diageo Capital Markets Day 2019

3 Jun 2019

Diageo has noted the recent success of Campari Group's Aperol in North America and is looking to target the brand's performance in the pre-dinner consumption occasion with a slew of recently-released brand extensions.

Non-alcoholic aperitif launch "would be interesting" - Campari CEO

9 May 2019

The head of Campari Group has said the company is working on innovations in the non-alcoholic category, hinting that another zero-alcohol aperitif could be in the pipeline.

Campari Group on verge of margin boost for 2019 - Analysis

9 May 2019

Campari Group's better than expected performance in the first quarter of 2019 could see the company make a "significant step up" in terms of margin expansion this year, an analyst has said.

Campari Group Performance Trends 2014-2018 - results data

8 May 2019

In early-March, Campari Group released its results for 2018. The group saw sales in the 12-month period come in 5.3% up on 2017. Here, drinks industry commentator Richard Woodard considers Campari's performance over the last five years.

How did Campari Group perform in Q1 2019? - results data

7 May 2019

A bumper first quarter, with total sales rising by almost 10%, has given Campari Group a firm footing for the rest of 2019.

Campari Group lines up global Aperol campaign - video

4 Apr 2019

Campari Group has launched a global advertising push for its Aperol brand.

Why the battle for Aperol's crown is worth fighting - just-drinks thinks

28 Mar 2019

Last week, Bacardi became the latest company to take on Campari Group's Aperol brand, with the wider launch of its own orange-flavoured aperitif.

Campari Group's Grand Marnier Cuvée Louis Alexandre - Product Launch

13 Mar 2019

Campari Group has added a VSOP expression to its Grand Marnier Cuvée Collection of Cognac-based liqueurs.

Campari Group opens North America headquarters in New York

12 Mar 2019

Campari Group has opened its new US and North America base in New York.

High agave prices set to continue – Campari Group CEO

6 Mar 2019

The continued popularity of Tequila coupled with harvest pressures have caused agave prices to remain at a higher level than usual, according to Campari Group.

Campari Group moves GlenGrant up the value chain, limits younger whisky sales

6 Mar 2019

Campari Group's GlenGrant Scotch whisky brand is in a period of "transition", according to the company, as it chases higher-value older age statement releases.

Craft Brew Alliance takes on Aperol Spritz with first incubator unit launch

6 Mar 2019

Craft Brew Alliance has announced the first product to come out of its recently-created stand-alone growth division.

How did Campari Group perform in 2018? - results data

5 Mar 2019

Campari Group is looking forward to a continued ride of the premiumisation wave in 2019, with last year's sales coming in 5% up on the year prior.

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.

Replacing plastic "not an environmental panacea", warns engineering group

17 Jan 2019

Replacing plastic packaging with more environmentally-friendly alternatives will not solve the global plastic crisis, an international engineering firm has warned.

The spirits category in 2018 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part III - FREE TO ACCESS

19 Dec 2018

As the year draws to a close, just-drinks takes a look back at the stories that have made the headlines across the global drinks industry over the last 12 months. Here, deputy editor Lucy Britner picks out the highs and lows for the spirits category.

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.





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