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Carlsberg Performance Trends 2015-2019 - results data 5 Mar 2020

In early-February, Carlsberg reported a 3.2% rise in its sales from 2019. Here, just-drinks picks through the brewer's performance over the past five years for the trends set to affect the company, specifically, and the global beer category, more broadly.


How slowing H1 growth could shape Diageo's future - analysis 4 Feb 2020

"The minute you react to short-term volatility, that's when businesses get into trouble" - just-drinks speaks to Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes


"The door is open" for guidance upgrades - Carlsberg H1 2019 - Analysis 19 Aug 2019

Good news from several Asian markets - as well as continued success with cost-savings - contributed to a positive first six months of this year for Carlsberg.


What will be Carlsberg's priorities for the years ahead? – Analysis 21 Mar 2019

Following on from just-drinks' analysis this month of Carlsberg's performance over the last five years, beer commentator Stephen Beaumont considers the takeaways for the wider brewing industry.


Carlsberg Performance Trends 2014-2018 - results data 21 Mar 2019

In early-February, Carlsberg released its full-year results for 2018. The brewer saw sales last year climb by 6.5% with volumes rising by just under 5%. Here, just-drinks considers Carlsberg's performance over the last five years to see what the wider beer category can learn from the Danish group.

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Carlsberg follows double-digit H1 sales slide with upbeat August 17 Sep 2020

Carlsberg has suggested that a corner has been turned in 2020 after a first-half decimated by COVID-19.


Royal Unibrew looks internally for next CEO 25 Aug 2020

Denmark-based Royal Unibrew has lined up a change of CEO with company veteran Lars Jensen set to assume the hot seat.


Carlsberg open to acquisitions, hard seltzer opportunity 14 Aug 2020

Carlsberg has admitted it is considering making beer industry purchases in the short- to medium-term, with hard seltzer also seen by the group as a category worth entering.


Carlsberg confirms H1 results, upbeat on health & wellness after COVID - results data 13 Aug 2020

Carlsberg has added further details to its half-year performance, a month after reporting an 11.6% decline in six-month sales.


Carlsberg sales decline accelerates as H1 goes on - trading update 10 Jul 2020

Carlsberg has been hit hard by the recent trends toward larger packs and cheaper offerings in beer, with today's half-year trading update showing sales falling faster in value terms than in volumes.


Carlsberg Q1 2020 - Sales down 7.4%, Eastern Europe posts increase - results data - comment 30 Apr 2020

Carlsberg has reported a larger Q1 volumes slide than rival Heineken, but the brewer's Eastern Europe region posted a sales lift from the coronavirus-dominated three-month period.


Carlsberg names incoming corporate affairs VP 22 Apr 2020

Carlsberg has appointed Christian Wulff Søndergaard as its next corporate affairs head.


Cost-cutting looms for Carlsberg as 2020 forecasts abandoned - trading update 2 Apr 2020

Carlsberg has followed several of its global brewing peers in suspending its performance forecasts for 2020, with short-term predictions deemed unreliable for the coming months.


Carlsberg CEO pay dips in 2019 to US$7.2m 18 Mar 2020

Carlsberg CEO Cees 't Hart's total pay dropped last year despite an increase in fixed salary.


How did Carlsberg perform in 2019? - results data 4 Feb 2020

Carlsberg has posted a second consecutive quarter of sales growth deceleration, contributing to a 3.2% full-year top-line lift, just under half the +6.5% reported in 2018.