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Nigel Huddleston | 8 Jan 2019

In late-August, Pernod Ricard released its full-year results for fiscal-2018. 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.

Olly Wehring | 8 Feb 2018

In early-February, Pernod Ricard reported a 5.1% lift in sales for the six months to the end of December. The top-line had to deal with a strong US dollar, however, with reported sales coming in flat for the period. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region - as well as the numbers behind its main brands - in the first half of the group's fiscal-2018.

Olly Wehring | 10 Jun 2015

Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.

Olly Wehring | 4 Aug 2014

With Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co returning to Melbourne with an improved offer for Treasury Wine Estates, and the Australian wine company not slamming the door this time, the future for Treasury looks pretty sealed down.

Latest Interviews

Andy Morton | 25 Nov 2013

JC Iglesias took over as brand director of Pernod Ricard's gin brand, Beefeater, in August this year after a switch from marketing the company's brown spirits portfolio in the US. In his first interview since taking on his new role, he tells just-drinks why he wants to take gin to a completely new market, what a wider Beefeater portfolio could do and that there really is a gin boom going on out there.

Olly Wehring | 30 May 2013

Earlier this week, just-drinks editor Olly Wehring visited Beijing to cover Pernod Ricard's latest Capital Market Day. While there, Olly spoke to Alexandre Ricard, the company's deputy CEO & COO, in his first interview since it was announced he would become CEO of Pernod in 2015.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 29 Aug 2018

A slight slowing in growth during the fourth quarter has failed to stop Pernod Ricard posting a 6% rise in organic sales from its latest fiscal full-year.

Olly Wehring | 8 Feb 2018

Pernod Ricard has continued its healthy start to fiscal-2018, with sales in the first six months of the year recording a mid-single-digit rise.

Olly Wehring | 5 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard has expressed concern at the need to improve its group price/mix balance, after five of its six largest international brands posted negatives in the latest fiscal year.

Olly Wehring | 15 Jun 2015

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Olly Wehring | 6 Mar 2014

Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky and premium gin division of Pernod Ricard, has launched Tormore 14 Year Old and Tormore 16 Year Old in France.

Olly Wehring | 2 Jan 2014

Pernod Ricard has appointed a replacement for the recently-departed director for Global Travel Retail at its The Absolut Co unit.

James Wilmore | 23 Dec 2013

The former head of drinks giant Seagram, Edgar Bronfman Sr, has died aged 84.

Andy Morton | 17 Dec 2013

Tilaknagar Industries has confirmed it is looking at “certain brands” of IFB Agro, but added that no “conclusive” deal has been made.

Andy Morton | 17 Dec 2013

Tequila Avion has teamed up with the Heartland Brewery to produce another Tequila-infused beer.

Andy Morton | 12 Dec 2013

Pernod Ricard's next expression from its Glenlivet stable has been chosen by an online vote.

Olly Wehring | 10 Dec 2013

Pernod Ricard has readied a global television advert for its Martell Cognac brand.

Andy Morton | 25 Nov 2013

Pernod Ricard has enlisted a French rock band to educate consumers on its Olmeca Altos agave Tequila brand.

James Wilmore | 22 Nov 2013

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Andy Morton | 13 Nov 2013

Pernod Ricard's US arm has appointed a new head of wine and champagnes as part of a wider personnel shake-up.

Andy Morton | 8 Nov 2013

Russian Standard acquisition Central European Distribution Corporation has appointed Lixir to distribute its Polish vodka brand Zubrówka across France.

Andy Morton | 8 Nov 2013

Pernod Ricard Winemakers, the group's premium wine unit, has appointed a new global marketing and communications director.

Andy Morton | 7 Nov 2013

Corby Distilleries has changed its name and logo to “reflect" its partnership with Pernod Ricard, the majority-owner of the company.

Olly Wehring | 7 Nov 2013

Pernod Ricard’s shareholders have approved the company's cash dividend for the last fiscal year, and have voted in favour of maintaining the firm's chairperson.

Andy Morton | 31 Oct 2013

Pernod Ricard has inserted its company name into the new moniker for its Australia-based wine unit.

Andy Morton | 30 Oct 2013

Pernod Ricard has launched a new global TV ad for its Ballantine's Scotch whisky.

Andy Morton | 29 Oct 2013

Pernod Ricard and Diageo's Scotch whisky brands continue to post surging volumes growth in the US off-trade, according to the latest AC Nielsen figures.

Latest blogs

Lucy Britner | 11 Jun 2015

To celebrate its 250th anniversary, Cognac brand Hennessy is trumpeting a virtual time capsule, making a parallel between it and a barrel of Cognac.

Andy Morton | 19 Jan 2015

At a Burns Night supper in Kings Cross last week, the team from the International Wines and Spirits Competition were letting their hair down.

Company research

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Pernod Ricard Groupe in Spirits (World)

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Country Profile: Spirits in France

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The French spirits sector is led by the whiskey category, while the rum category is expected to register the fastest growth in both value and volume terms during 2017-2022. Food & drinks specialists i...

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