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Carlsberg Performance Trends 2016-2020 - results data 4 Mar 2021

In early-February, Carlsberg posted an 8.4% dip in sales from COVID-ravaged 2020. 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.


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.

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Carlsberg chases alcohol-free as China snaps "back to normal" 5 Feb 2021

Carlsberg is focusing on how to entice Chinese consumers into the alcohol-free beer category as its business in the country rebounds from the coronavirus pandemic.


Alcohol-free provides bright spot for Carlsberg as 2020 sales fall - results data 5 Feb 2021

The growing trend among consumers to focus on health & wellness is the stand-out from Carlsberg's 2020 results today, as a full-year dip in sales masked a strong showing for its alcohol-free beers.


Distill Ventures-backed Stauning whisky unveils redesign, market expansion plans 11 Nov 2020

Danish whisky brand Stauning has lined up a redesign of its packaging.


Carlsberg follows tough first half with stronger Q3 as Q4 starts well - results data 28 Oct 2020

The trend among drinks companies of improved performances in the second half of this year has been bolstered by Carlsberg, with the brewer posting a 2.1% dip in third-quarter sales following a difficult first half of 2020.


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.