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Growth on the horizon for Pernod Ricard as half-year sales show improvements - results data

11 Feb 2021

Group sales in the second quarter of fiscal-2021 have underlined Pernod Ricard's belief that growth is on its way as the rate of decline slowed compared to the previous three months.

Pernod Ricard in H2 2020 - results preview

10 Feb 2021

On Thursday, Pernod Ricard will announce its results for the final six months of 2020, the group's fiscal-first-half. Late last year, the company reported a 5.6% fall in sales from the three months to the end of September. Here's a look at the news that is likely to have shaped Pernod's performance in the three months to the end of December.

What's coming up in aged spirits in 2021? - Predictions for the Year Ahead - comment

14 Jan 2021

This month, our category commentators are lining up to share with us their thoughts on how 2021 will shape their respective sectors. Here's our aged spirits expert, Amy Hopkins, with her take on the year ahead.

Diageo trials cocktail Scotch whisky Johnnie Blonde

16 Dec 2020

Diageo has test-launched a Johnnie Walker extension with a "fruity" taste profile, designed to muscle the blended Scotch whisky brand onto cocktail menus.

Pernod Ricard brings innovation to the fore in new The Glenlivet global ad - video

27 Nov 2020

Pernod Ricard has launched a new global activation for The Glenlivet Scotch whisky that aims to highlight the brand's latest innovations.

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers 2020 Distillery Reserve Collection - Product Launch

10 Nov 2020

Pernod Ricard's Scotch whisky arm has released a range of 48 single cask single malt Scotch whiskies from across its distilleries in Scotland.

Pernod Ricard’s The Glenlivet 12 Year Old Illicit Still - Product Launch

27 Oct 2020

Pernod Ricard’s UK unit has lined up the first in a series of limited-edition bottlings from its The Glenlivet single malt Scotch.

Pernod Ricard Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data

17 Sep 2020

Earlier this month, Pernod Ricard reported a 9.5% fall in sales from the 12 months to the end of June 2020. The decline was slightly sharper than rival Diageo, which saw its top-line slide 8% over the same period. Here, just-drinks considers the group's performance in fiscal-2020 and over the preceding four years.

Pernod Ricard's Ballantine’s 7 Bourbon Finish blended Scotch whisky - Product Launch

9 Sep 2020

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers Scotch whisky division has made use of last year's production rules change to produce a seven-year-old iteration of its Ballantine's blended Scotch finished in Bourbon barrels.

"Health and safety is not incompatible with business continuity" - just-drinks speaks to Chivas Brothers CEO Jean-Christophe Coutures

3 Sep 2020

Earlier this week, Pernod Ricard reported a 9.5% fall in sales from the 12 months to the end of June. Editor Olly Wehring spoke to the CEO of Pernod's Chivas Brothers division shortly afterwards, to hear how Jean-Christophe Coutures rates the performance of the group's Scotch whisky division in fiscal-2020.

Fourth-quarter slump undoes healthy H1 for Pernod Ricard in fiscal-2020 - results data

2 Sep 2020

Pernod Ricard has followed the wider trend of delivering slight growth in the first half of its fiscal-2020 before the coronavirus pandemic ravaged performance in H2.

Pernod Ricard brings The Glenlivet Caribbean Reserve to the UK

2 Sep 2020

Pernod Ricard has given a UK launch to the first Glenlivet Scotch whisky expression to be finished in rum barrels. 

Pernod Ricard to reopen Scotch whisky visitor centres

21 Jul 2020

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers Scotch whisky unit is to reopen The Glenlivet, Aberlour, Scapa and Strathisla distillery visitor centres with coronavirus safety measures.

Isle of Arran Distillers drops Castle Brands for Hotaling & Co in the US

19 May 2020

Isle of Arran Distillers has switched partners in the US, with Hotaling & Co moving into Castle Brands' seat as the Scotch whisky producer's importer to the country.

Pernod Ricard’s The Glenlivet’s Caribbean Reserve - Product Launch

20 Apr 2020

Pernod Ricard has launched a new The Glenlivet expression that is finished in rum barrels.

Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Spectra - Product Launch

14 Apr 2020

Pernod Ricard has put together a three-bottle set of single malts from its The Glenlivet Scotch whisky brand.

Is Scotch whisky ditching evolution for revolution? - comment

10 Mar 2020

Following the emergence of two new Mexican spirit-influenced blended Scotch whiskies last week, our dark spirits columnist, Neil Ridley looks at how continued innovation can potentially bring new consumers into a weary category.

How did Pernod Ricard perform in H1 fiscal-2020? - results data

13 Feb 2020

Pernod Ricard has sounded a note of caution in its latest half-year results, with the coronavirus expected to hit sales in the group's fiscal-2020.

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.

Pernod Ricard launches global The Glenlivet campaign - video

4 Nov 2019

Pernod Ricard has lined up a global campaign for its The Glenlivet single malt Scotch whisky.

Why single malt Scotch must ignore its core consumer - Comment

17 Oct 2019

Despite drawing criticism from certain quarters, the single malt Scotch whisky category must continue to strive for greater inspiration and innovation if it is to maintain its current trajectory, argues Neil Ridley.

How did Pernod Ricard perform in Q1 fiscal-2020? - results data - just-drinks comments

17 Oct 2019

Pernod Ricard has reported a slight lift in its latest three-month sales, with Asia struggling against a tough comparison.

Pernod Ricard Performance Trends 2015-2019 - results data

9 Oct 2019

In late-August, Pernod Ricard released its full-year results for fiscal-2019. 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 joins edible packaging trend with glass-free cocktails

2 Oct 2019

Pernod Ricard has unveiled a range of "glassless" cocktails that use edible packaging partly developed by Suntory Group's UK soft drinks unit.

Pernod Ricard's The Glenlivet Enigma - Product Launch

25 Jun 2019

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers unit has rolled out to the US the second expression in a limited line from The Glenlivet.

Pernod Ricard USA targets next generation in The Glenlivet redesign

13 May 2019

Pernod Ricard's US unit has lined up new packaging and promotional material for Scotch whisky brand The Glenlivet in the country, as it looks to widen the appeal of the broader category.

"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.

Pernod Ricard's Chivas Brothers Allt-A-Bhainne single malt Scotch whisky - Product Launch

4 Sep 2018

Pernod Ricard's Scotch whisky division has released what it claims is a "challenger whisky" from its Allt-A-Bhainne distillery on Speyside.

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