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"Africa is Asia in 15 to 20 years from today" - just-drinks speaks to Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard

19 Feb 2019

Earlier this month, Pernod Ricard released its results for the second half of 2018. The group posted a 7.8% increase in sales from the six months to the end of December, with the top-line rising by 5.6% in the last quarter. Last week, just-drinks spoke to group CEO Alex Ricard in London, following a presentation to UK media about Pernod's half-year performance.

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.

Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet 10 Single Cask editions - Product Launch

22 Oct 2018

Pernod Ricard has lined up ten single cask whiskies from its The Glenlivet distillery.

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.

Water – Why drinks companies must think global but act local - Sustainability Spotlight

6 Apr 2018

When it comes to sustainability, water is always near the top of the list for drinks companies. This month, sustainability commentator Ben Cooper considers recent efforts in this area by several sizeable drinks groups.

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.

Bacardi buys Patron - Where does Patron sit in Tequila and what does this mean for Diageo, Pernod Ricard, Gruppo Campari? - Analysis

23 Jan 2018

Earlier this week, Bacardi announced its intention to take full control of the Patron Tequila brand. The transaction, which should close before the end of June, sees the high-end Tequila segment leader enter the Bacardi stable. Here, just-drinks looks at the global Tequila category, Patron's position in it, and how the competition should be feeling today.

What can the spirits and wine industries learn from Pernod Ricard? - Comment

15 Jan 2018

Following on from just-drinks' analysis of Pernod Ricard's performance over the last five years, spirits commentator Richard Woodard considers the takeaways for the wider spirits and wine industries.

Pernod Ricard Performance Trends 2013-2017 - results data

15 Jan 2018

At the end of August, Pernod Ricard released results from its most recent fiscal year, the 12 months to the end of June. Sales in the period were up by almost 4% on the corresponding period a year earlier, breaking the EUR9bn barrier for the first time. Here, industry commentator Richard Woodard considers Pernod Ricard's performance over the past five years and looks at what lessons the wider wine and spirits industries can learn from the group's recent history.

"To say that we're thrilled is an understatement" - Diageo's head of whisky outreach, Nick Morgan

9 Oct 2017

Earlier today, Diageo announced plans to invest GBP35m (US$46m) in reopening two of its Scotch whisky distilleries that have been closed for 34 years. Work is set to begin on the Port Ellen and Brora sites - Port Ellen still houses a maltings unit, while Brora is next to Diageo's Clynelish distillery - in the coming months, ahead of becoming operational by 2020. Shortly after the announcement, just-drinks spoke to the group's head of whisky outreach, Nick Morgan, about the news.

Pernod Ricard goes global with The Glenlivet marketing push – video

22 Sep 2017

Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers division has announced the launch of a global marketing activation for its The Glenlivet single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Martell growth turns Pernod Ricard's attention to Chivas in China - Analysis

1 Sep 2017

In yesterday's fiscal-2017 results announcement, Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard highlighted a return to growth for the group in China - something the company hasn't seen since 2013.

Pernod Ricard fiscal-2017 by brand and region - results data

31 Aug 2017

In late-August, Pernod Ricard posted results for its fiscal-2017. Sales in the 12 months to the end of June increased by almost 4% year-on-year, as operating profits rose by just over 3%. Here, just-drinks breaks down the wine and spirits group's figures for the period by brand and by region.

Spirits leads the latest invasion of Africa - Comment

3 Apr 2017

Last month, Diageo handed the microphone to the head of its operations in Africa. Spirits commentator Ian Buxton was among those of us who listened in.

Martell reliance not a worry for Pernod Ricard in China - CEO - just-drinks Exclusive

14 Mar 2017

The CEO of Pernod Ricard has countered suggestions that the group has been over-reliant on its Cognac portfolio in China.

"If we stopped investing in places where we have headwinds, we'd stop investing everywhere" - Interview, Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard - Part I

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.

Pernod Ricard H1 Fiscal-2017 - results data

9 Feb 2017

Earlier today, Pernod Ricard reported results for the first half of its fiscal-2017. Group sales rose by 4% in the six months to the end of December, while net and operating profits were up similarly. Here, just-drinks considers Pernod's results on a by-region and -brand basis.

"The worst thing you can do in luxury is send inconsistent brand messages" - Interview Tareef Shawa, Pernod Ricard luxury & customer relationship management director

12 Jan 2017

Tareef Shawa joined Pernod Ricard in 2014, bringing with him luxury credentials from American Express's invitation-only Centurion division, as well as seven years at LVMH's Louis Vuitton as director of global client development. Speaking to just-drinks in London this week, the group's luxury & customer relationship management director discusses the concept of luxury, its role within Pernod and how to quantify the success of luxury events.

Pernod Ricard launches Travel Retail online 'Reserve and Collect' for The Glenlivet

10 Jan 2017

Pernod Ricard's Travel Retail EMEA unit has launched an online reservation and collection service for its The Glenlivet single malt Scotch whisky brand. 

Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Winchester Collection Vintage 1966 - Product Launch

30 Sep 2016

Pernod Ricard has added a second vintage to its The Glenlivet Winchester Collection.

Pernod Ricard launches Absolut, The Glenlivet, Royal Salute in Cuba

17 Jun 2016

Pernod Ricard will roll out several brands in Cuba, as it looks to capitalise on the country's growing tourism trends.

Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Single Cask Edition Pullman Train Collection - Product Launch

19 May 2016

Pernod Ricard's US unit has launched three special edition single cask Glenlivet whiskies to commemorate the brand's association with Pullman trains.

Pernod Ricard updates on US changes

12 May 2016

Pernod Ricard has announced further details of the new structure of its operations in the US, a market that the group considers key to its medium-term goals.

William Grant & Sons to up Glenfiddich distillery capacity

3 Dec 2015

William Grant & Sons has unveiled plans for a multi-million pound capacity upgrade at its Glenfiddich distillery in Speyside.

What have craft spirits ever done for us? - Comment

22 Sep 2015

Much has been made of the effect that the rise of the craft spirits segment has had on the broader spirits category. Ian Buxton, however, believes that effect isn't quite as powerful as some have previously feared.

Profits rise despite sales dip in 2014 for William Grant & Sons

14 Sep 2015

William Grant & Sons has posted a lift in profits for 2014, despite a double-digit slide in sales in the period.

just the week in Spirits and Wine

4 Sep 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.

William Grant & Sons continues with Glenfiddich refresh

3 Sep 2015

William Grant & Sons has continued with its global refresh of the packaging for its Glenfiddich single malt Scotch whisky range.

Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet leapfrogs William Grant & Sons' Glenfiddich to top single malt pile

3 Sep 2015

William Grant & Sons has confirmed to just-drinks that its Glenfiddich brand has been overtaken by Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet as the world's biggest-selling single malt Scotch whisky brand.

Pernod Ricard releases social media guide

25 Aug 2015

Pernod Ricard's UK arm has released a social media guide for its off-trade customers.

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