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Campari faces familiar troubles as it strikes out into new territory - analysis

5 May 2021

It is hardly the fault of Campari Group that the coronavirus has effectively shut down the Italian on-premise and disrupted international travel. But, the group is very clearly facing the consequences.

Molson Coors Performance Trends 2016-20 - results data

29 Apr 2021

In February, Molson Coors Beverage Co released its full-year results for 2020. The now-multi-category group posted an 8.7% dip in sales from the year, driven by a near-30% top-line tumble in Europe. Here, just-drinks picks apart Molson Coors' numbers over the last five years and considers the trends that are set to shape the future for the company and the categories Molson Coors operates in.

Earth Day 2021 Special - How ESG data could be used to measure brand owners' reputations - sustainability spotlight

22 Apr 2021

As major drinks brand owners time their announcements about renewable energy, regenerative agriculture and paper bottles to coincide with Earth Day, Ben Cooper reflects on the relationship between sustainability, PR and reputation.

Pernod Ricard on course for sales growth in fiscal year as Q3 recovers - results data

22 Apr 2021

Pernod Ricard is the latest brand owner to have enjoyed a strong sales bounceback in the first three months of 2021, with the group's top-line leaping by almost 20%.

Pernod Ricard in year-to-date fiscal-2021 - results preview

20 Apr 2021

On Thursday, Pernod Ricard will announce the results from the first nine months of its fiscal-2021. The numbers, to the end of March, have as their base a 3.9% sales decline from the six months to the end of December. Here's a look at the news that is likely to have shaped Pernod's performance in its Q3 reporting period.

Pernod Ricard rolls out Our/New York Basil vodka

19 Apr 2021

Pernod Ricard has launched a new expression under its city distilling project Our/Vodka using New York-grown basil.

UK holds high hopes for India Scotch whisky duty cut - report

16 Apr 2021

The British Prime Minister is heading to India later this month, with the country's authorities targeting "early wins" in a future trading relationship that could cut the rate of duty on Scotch whisky, according to a report.

Pernod Ricard lines up Beefeater RTDs for UK release

16 Apr 2021

Pernod Ricard is to launch a range of Beefeater gin RTD cocktails in the UK after a trial in two other markets.

Why whisky/whiskey can no longer ignore the allure of flavours - comment

15 Apr 2021

By and large, Scotch, Irish and world whisky/whiskey brands have seen the flavoured spirits trend unfold from their respective watchtowers, while American and Canadian players have advanced the frontline. As more brands now wade into the sub-category, spirits commentator Amy Hopkins asks if today's whisky consumers are ready to more widely embrace flavour innovation.

Pernod Ricard releases drag queen documentary for Absolut Vodka

14 Apr 2021

Pernod Ricard has produced a short film about the Toronto drag queen scene in support of its Absolut Vodka brand.

Pernod Ricard's 27.5%-abv Beefeater Botanics Lemon & Ginger - Product Launch

12 Apr 2021

Pernod Ricard has launched its second Beefeater "spirit drink" of the year, a lemon & ginger flavoured version of the London dry gin brand.

Pernod Ricard unveils first Jameson Global Travel Retail store

9 Apr 2021

Pernod Ricard has opened the first airport outlet dedicated to its Jameson Irish whiskey brand as the group continues to ready for the reopening of the Global Travel Retail channel.

Pernod Ricard's Malibu Watermelon - Product Launch

8 Apr 2021

Pernod Ricard has added a watermelon flavour to its Malibu coconut rum range.

Former Pernod Ricard executive Denis O’Flynn to sit on Kingsland Drinks board

7 Apr 2021

The former head of Pernod Ricard's UK operations, Denis O'Flynn, has joined the board of Kingsland Drinks.

Pernod Ricard's Smithworks Hard Seltzer Lemonade - Product Launch - video

1 Apr 2021

The US division of Pernod Ricard has launched a range of hard seltzers from its Smithworks American vodka brand. 

Pernod Ricard's Method and Madness Mulberry Wood Irish whiskey - Product Launch

25 Mar 2021

Pernod Ricard's Irish Distillers unit has added a further expression to its Method and Madness Irish whiskey portfolio.

Diageo takes Haig Club into 'spirit drinks' with Mediterranean Orange launch

24 Mar 2021

Diageo has launched the first flavoured extension from its Haig Club grain whisky brand.

Is Plymouth Gin the unluckiest spirits brand ever? - comment

23 Mar 2021

Our unaged spirits commentator is in gin again this month. Richard Woodard casts his eye over Plymouth gin, a brand with an enviable history - or an unfortunate one, depending on how you look at it.

Alcohol's sustainability and responsibility activations around the world - The IARD Digest - March 2021

23 Mar 2021

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol-related health and policy research worldwide, reviews some of the alcohol sector's recent sustainability initiatives and socially-responsible actions to reduce harmful drinking.

"Rum is at a critical tipping point" - just-drinks speaks to La Hechicera co-founder Miguel Riascos

18 Mar 2021

just-drinks speaks to La Hechicera co-founder Miguel Riascos, who will continue as MD of the Colombian rum brand in the wake of Pernod Ricard's takeover.

Why alcohol's tobacco comparisons have returned, why less could be more for brand owners and why grape & grain team-up is back on the agenda - The just-drinks Analyst

17 Mar 2021

Returning for his latest, monthly look at the drinks industry is ex-beverages analyst Ian Shackleton. On Ian's radar is the rise of ESG as an investor's priority, the risk facing brand owners if they spread themselves too thinly and the likelihood - or otherwise - of a return to combining wine with spirits in one company.

Pernod Ricard transitions Plymouth gin, Irish whiskey brands in US

17 Mar 2021

Pernod Ricard is handing the US importation and marketing of four lower-profile spirits brands to a newly-formed subsidiary of Biggar & Leith, the company Pernod acquired the Malfy Gin brand from two years ago.

Pernod Ricard launches Campo Viejo Winemakers’ Blend in UK

17 Mar 2021

Pernod Ricard has expanded the launch from the US to the UK of its first red blend for Spanish wine brand Campo Viejo.

Pernod Ricard's Redbreast 10-Year-Old Irish whiskey - Product Launch - Global Irish whiskey volumes data

11 Mar 2021

Pernod Ricard's Irish Distillers division has unveiled a ten-year-old expression of Irish whiskey brand Redbreast.

Why Treasury Wine Estates' woes don't equate to a Pernod Ricard purchase - comment

10 Mar 2021

As subscribers to just-drinks, you don't pay the big bucks for Ctrl+C content. The temptation to do just that today, however, has been great. This week's speculation linking Pernod Ricard to a move for Treasury Wine Estates represents a walk down Memory Lane, with similar noises having been made as far back as 2014.

Pernod Ricard linked to Treasury Wine Estates move - again

10 Mar 2021

Pernod Ricard has declined to comment on the most recent set of reports linking the wine and spirits group to a move for Treasury Wine Estates.

Pernod Ricard lines up debut Beefeater TV spot

8 Mar 2021

Pernod Ricard is to launch its first Beefeater TV ad in support of a new bottle for the London gin.

Pernod Ricard's Havana Club Cuban Spiced - Product Launch

8 Mar 2021

Pernod Ricard has launched a spiced version of Havana Club in a bid to appeal to Generation Z consumers.

Pernod Ricard buys control of Colombia's La Hechicera rum

5 Mar 2021

Pernod Ricard is to buy a majority stake in Colombian rum brand La Hechicera.

Molson Coors Beverage Co partners with Pernod Ricard on Molson Common Bond

5 Mar 2021

Molson Coors Beverage Co has teamed up with Pernod Ricard's Canadian arm to release a new Molson lager produced using whisky hops.

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