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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 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.


Carlsberg Full-Year 2019 - preview 3 Feb 2020

On Tuesday, Carlsberg will report its results for both the full 12 months and the last quarter of 2019. Back in October, the group posted a 3.1% rise in sales from the third quarter, contributing to the 3.8% top-line increase for the first nine months of the year. Here's a look at the stories that will likely shape Carlsberg's performance in Q4.


Amber Beverage Group takes Tequila, wine to Denmark with distribution deal 4 Dec 2019

Amber Beverage Group has entered the Danish market after appointing its first distributor in the country.


Carlsberg targets Asia growth with new senior VP post 18 Nov 2019

Carlsberg has created a new senior position in its Asia business, with Denmark MD Søren Brinck lined up as the brewer's first senior VP for the region.


How has Carlsberg performed in YTD 2019? - results data 31 Oct 2019

Carlsberg has posted a slight slowing in its sales growth in 2019, with the top-line rising by just over 3% in the third quarter.


Carlsberg profits forecast upgrade bodes well for third-quarter results 28 Oct 2019

Carlsberg is set to report some strong third-quarter numbers from Western Europe and China this week, as noted by an earnings upgrade today.