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Andy Morton | 19 Apr 2018

Remy Cointreau dropped a solid set of full-year results yesterday - sales for the 12 months were up 7%. But management at the self-styled luxury alcohol company appear concerned that these gains – fuelled by continuing increases for Cognac as it revives in Asia – may not last the distance.

Olly Wehring | 18 Apr 2018

In mid-April, Remy Cointreau reported its sales performance in the 12 months to the end of March. A healthy fourth quarter contributes to a 7.2% sales lift in the fiscal-year. Here, just-drinks looks at Remy's fiscal-2018 in greater detail.

Lucy Britner | 23 Jan 2018

The usual suspect took first mention in analysts' notes following the release of Remy Cointreau's YTD fiscal-2018 sales results: The Remy Martin Cognac House continues to report solid performances in key regions including China and the US.

Olly Wehring | 19 Jan 2018

In January, Remy Cointreau updated the market on its sales in the first nine months of fiscal-2018. On an organic basis, the group's top-line in the nine months to the end of December was up by 5.5%, marking a slowdown since H1's 7% sales lift. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by reporting division in the year to date.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 5 Dec 2017

Earlier this year, just-drinks met up with the head of Rémy Cointreau's Mount Gay rum brand, Raphaël Grisoni. During our time together, Grisoni described Mount Gay's position within the French group, highlighted the challenges facing the rum category and suggested the end is nigh for umbrellas in cocktails.

Olly Wehring | 14 Mar 2017

Last month, the CEO of Pernod Ricard, Alex Ricard, was in London to discuss the group's half-year results. just-drinks sat down with Ricard following the press conference to look at both the numbers for the first six months of fiscal-2017 and Ricard's tenure so far, since assuming the leadership in early-2015. In the first part of our exclusive two-part interview, Alex considers Pernod's positions in India and China and shares his thoughts on pricing and the role it plays in a company's approach to premiumisation.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 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.

Andy Morton | 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.

Andy Morton | 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.

Andy Morton | 8 Jun 2018

More than 3,000 hectares of Cognac vines were almost totally destroyed by violent hailstorms at the end of last month, the spirit's trade organisation has said.

Andy Morton | 6 Jun 2018

Rémy Cointreau has appointed a new distributor for the Baltic states

Lucy Britner | 16 May 2018

Remy Cointreau's Cognac unit has announced a tie-up with a drinks channel in the UK, as it looks to drive the mixability of its Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal Cognac.

Andy Morton | 10 May 2018

Remy Cointreau is to relaunch its Bruichladdich Distillery's Port Charlotte Islay single malt Scotch whisky range in new packaging.

Andy Morton | 18 Apr 2018

Remy Cointreau is banking on the US craft world's embrace of brandy to raise consumer perception of the spirit, and boost sales of its overhauled St Remy brand.

Olly Wehring | 18 Apr 2018

 A bumper final quarter has sped up Remy Cointreau's slowing growth earlier this year, resulting in sales from fiscal-2018 rising by just over 7%.

Olly Wehring | 11 Apr 2018

Remy Cointreau has announced details of a global marketing campaign for its namesake orange-flavoured liqueur, along with a redesign of the Cointreau logo.

Lucy Britner | 4 Apr 2018

Remy Cointreau has announced a raft of leadership changes, scheduled to take place from 1 June. 

Andy Morton | 12 Mar 2018

Roust Inc has dropped Remy Cointreau as its distributor in Belgium and Luxembourg.

Lucy Britner | 23 Jan 2018

Remy Cointreau has unveiled a one-off nine-litre decanter for its Louis XIII high-end Cognac brand.

Olly Wehring | 19 Jan 2018

Tough comparatives in the third quarter have proved a drag on Remy Cointreau's fiscal-2018 sales growth, although Remy Martin's top-line maintained its year-to-date double-digit sales rise.

Lucy Britner | 18 Jan 2018

Russian Standard brand owner Roust Group has outlined plans to bring its full Global Travel Retail operations in-house.

Olly Wehring | 2 Jan 2018

Remy Cointreau has completed its latest share buyback programme, shoring up just over half the number of shares it had originally lined up for purchase.

Lucy Britner | 16 Nov 2017

Remy Cointreau has unveiled a partnership between US rapper Pharrell Williams and luxury Cognac brand Louis XIII, in an effort to highlight global warming. 

Olly Wehring | 17 Oct 2017

Remy Cointreau has seen its sales growth slow slightly in its second quarter, although the top-line was still up by high-single-digits in the first six months of its fiscal-2018.

Lucy Britner | 2 Oct 2017

Remy Cointreau has named Marc Heriard Dubreuil as its next chairman.

Olly Wehring | 19 Sep 2017

Westland Distillery has released details of three limited edition bottlings to celebrate its self-created ‘Peat Week’ next month.

Olly Wehring | 18 Aug 2017

Remy Cointreau has released details of a limited edition series of Bruichladdich single malts, under the brand's Octomore line.

Andy Morton | 2 Aug 2017

Remy Cointreau is to spend up to EUR48.5m (US$57m) on a share buy-back programme.

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