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Chivas Regal 12yo has been in China for more than a decadejust On Call - Pernod Ricard shifts Scotch focus to find China growth 24 Apr 15

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard has said it is looking beyond its Chivas range to find growth in China's struggling Scotch whisky market.


Heineken released its Q1 results yesterdayjust On Call - Heineken seeks clearer rules in Indonesia after "substantial" hit 23 Apr 15

Andy Morton

Heineken's departing CEO has called for clarity in Indonesia after a ban on beer sales in convenience stores cut volumes by a third.


Analysis - Heineken faces subdued Q2 amid tough comp's 23 Apr 15

Richard Woodard

Heineken’s “solid progress” during the first quarter – to quote the words of CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer – could be checked temporarily over the next three months.


Coca-Colajust On Call - Diet Coke "a work in progress" - Coca-Cola Co 23 Apr 15

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has said there is still work to be done on Diet Coke in the US despite a recent sales turnaround.


Pernod released its YTD results today
Focus - Pernod Ricard's YTD Performance by Region 23 Apr 15

Andy Morton

Pernod Ricard yesterday announced a 6% rise in sales in the nine months to the end of March. Here's a look at the performance of the company's 14 major spirits and Champagne brands in the year-to-date, as well as a rundown of the top-line figures by region:


The Coca-Cola Co posted a rise in Q1 sales after what has been a tough time for the companyAnalysis - Is Coca-Cola Co “back on track” after brighter Q1? 23 Apr 15

Richard Woodard

Management at the Coca-Cola Co clearly views 2015 as a “transition year” as the company’s strategic shift beds in, but analysts are already applauding the early impact.


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