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May 2003 management briefing 1 May 2003

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The vodka category continues to thrive throughout the world led by the Russian Company Sojuzplodimport’s Stolichnaya, although the majority of its sales are domestic, and Diageo’s Smirnoff which is the world’s leading international vodka brand as well as the world’s number two international brand behind Bacardi.

April 2003 management briefing 1 Apr 2003

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Champagne shipments in 2002 reached their highest point since 1999 and third highest level ever at 287.65m bottles, a 9.5% increase on 2001, according to the figures released by the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC). With stock levels in most important export markets, notably the UK and USA, almost non-existent at the start of 2002 and good re-ordering widely reported in January 2003, shipments are thought to be very close to sales for the first time since 1998. A feature of t

March 2003 management briefing 1 Mar 2003

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February 2003 management briefing 1 Feb 2003

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The events of September 11th 2001, and the global slowdown they accelerated, heavily affected the business environment of the beverage industry in 2002, as they did across all sectors of the global economy. Predictions immediately after the terrorist attacks that the drinks industry would remain immune to any economic slowdown proved only partially true. And beverage companies across the world have experienced one of the most difficult years in memory.

January 2003 management briefing 1 Jan 2003

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More and more consumers are drinking “Flavoured Alcoholic Beverages” or FABs, (also known as Ready-to-drinks - RTDs, Pre-packaged-Spirits – PPSs, and malternatives in the US) the fastest growing category in the alcoholic beverage industry. While the brands may be allocated to differing sectors, according to drinking culture and market development, the United Kingdom provides the main focal point, but they are present across the remainder of West Europe and North America and are well established