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The soft drinks & bottled water categories in 2018 - just-drinks' Review of the Year, Part II - FREE TO ACCESS

17 Dec 2018

The past year has seen significant change in the soft drinks and water sectors, precipitated by that immutable force - necessity. A look back over the past 12 months reveals how environmental and health concerns are shaping company strategy, investment decisions and new product development.

UK drives Nichols Q1 2018 as overseas sales drop 30% - results

20 Jul 2018

Soft drinks maker Nichols had the UK to thank for a 2.3% revenue rise in the first half of 2018, as anticipated problems with trade in the Middle East sent international sales tumbling.

Nichols gives Vimtoad the elbow as new Vimto ad targets teens - video

6 Jun 2018

Nichols has launched a GBP3m (US$4m) Vimto campaign in the UK that targets 15- to 19-year-olds with a Snapchat lens and a Unilad tie-up.

Vimto sales boost sets Nichols on course for strong 2017 - trading update

19 Dec 2017

UK soft drinks maker Nichols has said strong sales for its Vimto brand this year have blunted the effect of higher input costs.

Nichols H1 2017 sales climb on Ramadan shipment boost - results

20 Jul 2017

Later shipments for Ramadan helped boost H1 sales for UK soft drinks group Nichols but profits slipped slightly.

Nichols braced for currency squeeze in 2017 - Q1 trading update

26 Apr 2017

First-quarter sales for UK soft drinks group Nichols were "in line" with expectations, but currency-related pressures are set to take their toll in 2017.

Nichols' Feel Good Infusions - Product Launch

21 Apr 2017

Nichols is taking the Feel Good juice brand it bought in 2015 into the flavoured water category.

Nichols upbeat on 2016 as full-year sales shine - results

10 Jan 2017

Nichols has reported sales increases for 2016 in both its domestic and international markets.

Nichols predicts strong full-year after H1 sales, profits boost - results

22 Jul 2016

UK soft drinks producer Nichols has forecast another solid six months after first-half results saw sales and profits climb.

Nichols expands Vimto Malt line in Africa push

25 Apr 2016

Nichols is to roll out Vimto Malt in glass bottles one year on from the launch of the West Africa-targeted soft drink.

Sales stay steady for Nichols in 2015, thanks to international

8 Jan 2016

Nichols has credited its export sales with propping up the top line in 2015, as its domestic performance slipped in the period.

On this day in drinks history - featuring Brown-Forman, Carlsberg, Nichols

18 Aug 2015

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3 Aug 2015

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just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

31 Jul 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.

Nichols sees H1 net profits rise, acquires Feel Good

27 Jul 2015

Vimto owner Nichols has posted a healthy lift in half-year profits on flat sales, while announcing its purchase of the Feel Good soft drinks brand.

just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

10 Jul 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.

Nichols' Vimto campaign targets Justin Bieber fans

7 Jul 2015

Nichols is to launch a new Vimto campaign as part of its sponsorship of a Justin Beiber-headlined UK music festival.

just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

1 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.

Nichols buys into The Noisy Drinks Co

29 Apr 2015

Nichols has bought a major stake in UK-based slush drink producer The Noisy Drinks Co.

just a While Ago - On 16 March in...

16 Mar 2015

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just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

13 Mar 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.

Nichols bullish after FY sales climb on international demand

5 Mar 2015

Nichols has seen a slight rise in full-year net sales helped by the performance of its Vimto brand in the Middle East.

just the Week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

9 Jan 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.

Comment - How Litigation-Funding Helps Davids Tackle Goliaths in Court

4 Aug 2014

Last month, UK-headquartered soft drinks company Nichols was hit with a legal fine in Pakistan. The PKR1.4m (US$13.8m) payout to its bottling partner in the country, Gul Bottlers, hit Nichols' bottom line hard. The ruling in Gul's favour carried echoes of David beating Goliath. Mark Beaumont, a director at UK-based law firm Annecto Legal, considers the well-established, yet little-known method of funding litigation that could help a slighted minnow chalk up a victory against a bigger partner.

UK: Outlook set fair for Nichols, but H1 profits hammered by Pakistan legal loss

24 Jul 2014

Nichols has reported a healthy set of numbers for the first half of 2014, but its bottom line has taken a pummeling from a legal ruling in Pakistan.

PAKISTAN/UK: Nichols stunned by US$14m court award

3 Jul 2014

Nichols has been hit with a fine of almost US$14m following a legal ruling in Pakistan.

UK: Purity Soft Drinks eyes expansion with CEO switch

19 Mar 2014

Purity Soft Drinks has appointed a former Mars marketing director as its next CEO in an effort to accelerate expansion of its Juice Burst brand in the UK.

UK: World of Patria International director to depart

6 Nov 2012

Travel Retail distributor World of Patria International has announced that one of its directors will leave the company at the end of this month.

UK: Nichols set to make more overseas breakthroughs - analyst

26 Jul 2012

Nichols' "commendable" first-half performance is set to continue into H2 as the firm makes more breakthroughs in overseas markets, an analyst has forecast.

just the Ten - Top Interviews of 2011

21 Dec 2011

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.

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