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"Taking pricing on your core trademarks is part of the premiumisation journey" - just-drinks meets Beam Suntory CEO Albert Baladi - Part II

11 Jul 2019

In the first part of our interview with Beam Suntory's CEO, which was published earlier this week, Albert Baladi talked broadly about the group, its strategy going forward and how Beam intends to grow. Here, in part two, we look at the company's portfolio and the positioning of and prospects for its major brands.

Will China bite again to tarnish Chapoulaud-Floquet's Remy Cointreau legacy? - just-drinks thinks

10 Jul 2019

Is Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet, who announced yesterday she will leave her post as Remy CEO at the end of the year, a contender for the spirits industry's luckiest leader? Or did the former cosmetics industry executive, who oversaw a remarkable turnaround in Remy's fortunes, set the blueprint for how a modern spirits company should be run?

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.

Remy Cointreau CEO Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet announces exit

9 Jul 2019

Remy Cointreau's CEO, Valérie Chapoulaud-Floquet, is to step down at the end of the year, the French spirits group has announced.

Hostess karaoke bars could disappear from China on-premise - Remy Cointreau CEO

7 Jun 2019

Remy Cointreau's CEO has said sales through China's so-called traditional on-premise could soon be a thing of the past as hostess-style karaoke bars face renewed pressure to close.

Remy Cointreau looks to up Cognac production footprint with JR Brillet purchase talks

30 May 2019

Remy Cointreau has opened talks to acquire most of the operations of the JR Brillet Cognac house.

Remy Cointreau works with China Duty Free Group on Hangzhou pop-up

21 May 2019

Rémy Cointreau has partnered with China’s leading travel retailer, China Duty Free Group, to open a pop-up Rémy Martin store in Hangzhou airport.

Have international spirits companies finally got China right?- Comment

30 Apr 2019

Having witnessed international spirits brand-owners emerge from the Chinese roller-coaster in varying states of dizziness, category commentator Richard Woodard believes the likes of Diageo, Pernod Ricard, Remy Cointreau and Moet Hennessy are now sitting a little prettier in the front seats.

Why Remy Cointreau is hoping Chinese history doesn't repeat itself – analysis

25 Apr 2019

Everything in Remy Cointreau's garden is coming up roses at the moment, but the group has been here before. What chance, then, that the spirits company's sales take another buffeting out east, as was the case earlier this decade?

How did Remy Cointreau perform in fiscal-2019? - results data

24 Apr 2019

Remy Cointreau enjoyed another 12 months of high single-digit sales growth in its latest fiscal year, with sales rising by almost 8%.

Bruichladdich poised to expand production operations

5 Apr 2019

Bruichladdich has announced plans to build on-site maltings next to its distillery by 2023 as part of a series of measures to reduce its carbon footprint.

Remy Cointreau renews Mount Gay rum sailing sponsorship in UK - market data

22 Mar 2019

Remy Cointreau has renewed the partnership tie-up for its Mount Gay rum brand with UK sailing event organiser Britannia Corporate Events.

Choosing between beer & spirits in 2019, my drinks stock of the year and activist investors - The just-drinks Analyst

24 Jan 2019

Our resident analyst is back, in 2019! Ian Shackleton will share with us his investor perspective on the drinks industry throughout the year. This month's take sees Ian picking a favourite between beer and spirits, announcing his 'Stock to Watch' of 2019 and warning of the disruptive effects on a company from an activist investor.

Early Chinese New Year boosts Cognac for Remy Cointreau, but for how long? - Analysis

23 Jan 2019

Remy Cointreau said in its YTD results statement yesterday that the earlier timing of Chinese New Year - on 5 February, as opposed to 16 February in 2018 - added one point of growth in Q3.

How did Remy Cointreau perform in Q3 2018? - results data

22 Jan 2019

Cognac brand Remy Martin has produced its best quarterly results in the year so far for parent Remy Cointreau, with the group posting a near-9% lift in sales for the last three months of 2018.

Fire contained at Remy Cointreau's Mount Gay rum distillery

17 Jan 2019

A fire earlier this week at the home distillery of Remy Cointreau's rum brand, Mount Gay, has been extinguished.

Remy Cointreau offloads Czech, Slovakia distribution units to Mast-Jägermeister

20 Dec 2018

Rémy Cointreau has agreed to sell its distribution subsidiaries in Czech and Slovakia to Mast-Jägermeister.

Belgian spirits "in complete collapse" in wake of 2015 excise increases - Remy Cointreau CEO

23 Nov 2018

Tax increases in Belgium have altered the country's drinking habits and shrunk Remy Cointreau's sales in the country by a third over the past two years, the company's CEO has said.

Campari Group's Aperol-infused Q3 bonanza - What just-drinks thinks

7 Nov 2018

There will likely be smiles in Milan this week, with Campari Group's HQ beaming after the company's bumper third-quarter results yesterday. And, who'd blame them?

Remy Cointreau puts NFC chip into Louis XIII "smart" decanter - video

5 Nov 2018

Remy Cointreau is to give all buyers of its Louis XIII Cognac decanters instant access to an online private members club by way of a contactless chip.

Remy Cointreau's St-Remy French Chardonnay Cask Finish brandy - Product Launch

2 Nov 2018

Remy Cointreau has launched the first iteration in a new series from its St-Remy French brandy brand. French Chardonnay Cask is the first expression in the 'Cask Finish Collection', a range of limited edition bottlings from the brandy.

Investors' tobacco fears for cannabis, why companies should ask their shareholders first and the Q3 results season so far - The just-drinks Analyst

23 Oct 2018

Ian Shackleton, just-drinks' resident analyst, has some sage advice for those listed drinks companies out there who are sniffing around the cannabis sector. He also considers the growing importance of corporate governance, while preparing the ground for a lively few days of third-quarter results.

Remy Cointreau eyes H2 ad campaign bounce for stuttering Liqueurs & Spirits - results data

19 Oct 2018

Remy Cointreau said it expects sales for its non-Cognac brands to pick up pace in the second half of its fiscal year thanks to marketing campaigns including one focused on the 70th anniversary of the Margarita cocktail.

Don't let complacency kill Global Travel Retail - Comment - TFWA 2018

16 Oct 2018

Change happens slowly in the Global Travel Retail channel. At this month's Tax Free World Association exhibition in Cannes, delegates were still discussing the same problems as two years ago - how to make money in a channel squeezed by the landlord/retailer/supplier model. The difference is, however, that two years ago, because of a backdrop of declining sales, there was a hardened sense in Cannes that "something needs to be done". This year, no such urgency exists. Global Travel Retail - right now - looks in pretty good shape.

Higher-price focus to grow Remy Cointreau ahead of spirits rivals - analyst

25 Sep 2018

Remy Cointreau's focus on the higher-end of the spirits category will result in a pace of growth to outpace its bigger rivals over the next five years, an analyst has forecast.

Remy Cointreau's Mount Gay XO The Peat Smoke Expression - Product Launch

25 Sep 2018

Remy Cointreau has launched a new Mount Gay rum that has been aged in peated Scotch whisky casks.

Remy Cointreau's Westland Distillery Garryana 2018, Edition 3|1 - Product Launch

20 Aug 2018

Remy Cointreau-owned Westland Distillery is lining up the launch of the third iteration of the Garryana series of single malt US whiskies.

Cognac the star for Remy Cointreau as Q1 2019 sales climb 6% - results

20 Jul 2018

Cognac drove first quarter sales for Remy Cointreau as the category continued to show strong growth for the French luxury spirits producer.

Summer's here! So is a global trade war - The just-drinks Analyst

28 Jun 2018

In his latest missive from the investor coal-face, former analyst Ian Shackleton shares his thoughts on how the second quarter is shaping up, the prospects of a trade war between the US and, well, everybody else and how drinks companies are starting to think longer-term than the next three months.

Remy Cointreau CEO joins Pernod Ricard in hailing China Cognac health

8 Jun 2018

The head of Remy Cointreau has added her own weight to bullish industry sentiment on China's Cognac category, saying she expects strong growth for the category in the country over the coming year.

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