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Diageo joins Scotch whisky chase for new drinkers with global Johnnie Walker push - just-drinks comments

6 Nov 2019

Diageo has joined Pernod Ricard in targeting new Scotch whisky consumers as the company launches its latest Johnnie Walker campaign.

How did Pernod Ricard perform in fiscal-2019? - results data

29 Aug 2019

Pernod Ricard has reported a second consecutive quarter of slightly softening growth, with sales in the final three months of the group's fiscal-2019 rising by 5%.

Responsible drinking activations around the world - The IARD Digest - June 2019

28 Jun 2019

Once a month, the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, which covers alcohol policies worldwide, reviews some of the industry activities designed to promote a more responsible role for alcohol in society. Here's a look at what's been going on in recent weeks.

Where are all the female CEOs? Ask again in 2029 - Comment

29 Jan 2019

Last year saw a raft of CEOs from global drinks firms announce their intentions to either move on or retire. As the stories unfolded, it became clear that those of us hoping for more female leaders in the industry would potentially have to wait another ten years.

Pernod Ricard Performance Trends 2014-2018 - results data

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.

From Diageo's Distill Ventures to Coca-Cola Amatil X - the just-drinks guide to incubator units, venture capital funds and start-up initiatives

11 Oct 2018

The last five years have seen a raft of drinks firms launch all kinds of venture capital funds, incubator units and start-up accelerators as they look to enter new categories or invest in new technologies.

How did Pernod Ricard perform in its fiscal-2018? - results data

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.

Pernod Ricard half-year fiscal-2018 sales performance - results data

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.

Momentum maintained by Pernod Ricard in H1 of fiscal-2018 - results

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.

Pernod Ricard bemoans "muted" industry approach to pricing

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.

What do the new IWSR figures tell us about global spirits trends? - Analysis

6 Jul 2017

Analysts at Exane BNP Paribas have dug deep into latest IWSR figures to uncover the emerging trends in global spirits. Here, just-drinks takes a look at some of the prevailing winds currently on show.

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15 Jun 2015

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just the Facts – The Power 100 2015

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.

Editor's Viewpoint - No Starting of Engines for Treasury Wine Estates

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.

just the Facts – The Power 100 2014

2 Jun 2014

Earlier today (2 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.

Editor's Viewpoint – When Companies Argue about Who is Right, Both are Usually Wrong

20 Mar 2014

Unless it's you that is in the middle of the melee, there's nothing more thrilling than a good old street fight; be it in the playground, in a bar, in the street... . As the two (usually) men circle each other, fists raised and ready to wade in, it gets everyone's juices going, doesn't it?

Product Launch - FRANCE: Pernod Ricard's Tormore 14 Year Old, 16 Year Old

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.

Focus - Pernod Ricard's H1 performance by region and brand

13 Feb 2014

Today, Pernod Ricard released its half-year results, which showed single-digit drops in sales and net profits. Here is a closer look at the company's performance by region and by brand.

Analysis - Rival bids for Beam Inc unlikely

13 Jan 2014

Suntory's proposed US$16bn takeover of Beam Inc is the first publicly-acknowledged attempt to buy the pure-play spirits company since it was formed out of Fortune Brands in 2011. But will it be the first and only chapter in this story?

Analysis - Pernod Ricard Q2/H1 Results

6 Jan 2014

Is the stage set for Pernod Ricard to return to a healthier level of growth this year? One analyst believes so, although another has forecast that the company still has a way to go.

TRAVEL RETAIL: Pernod Ricard recruits Absolut GTR director

2 Jan 2014

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

Review of the Year 2013 - Part IV: Wine

23 Dec 2013

The final just-drinks management briefing of the year takes a look back at the last 12 months in the global drinks industry. The penultimate chapter in this five-part briefing reviews 2013 for wine.

US: Former Seagram chief Edgar Bronfman Sr dies

23 Dec 2013

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

INDIA: Tilaknagar Industries confirms interest in IFP Agro brands

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.

Product Launch - US: Tequila Avion's Avion Tequila Stout

17 Dec 2013

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

Product Launch - GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet The Guardians’ Chapter

12 Dec 2013

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

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard launches latest Martell TV ad push - video

10 Dec 2013

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

just the Answer: Pernod Ricard's brand director for gin, JC Iglesias

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.

GLOBAL: Pernod Ricard's Olmeca Altos calls tune on Tequila education - video

25 Nov 2013

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

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

22 Nov 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

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