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Pernod Ricard half-year fiscal-2018 sales performance - results data 8 Feb 2018

In early-February, Pernod Ricard reported a 5.1% lift in sales for the six months to the end of December. The top-line had to deal with a strong US dollar, however, with reported sales coming in flat for the period. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's performance by region - as well as the numbers behind its main brands - in the first half of the group's fiscal-2018.


China Cognac rebounds for Remy Cointreau, but will it last? - Analysis 22 Jan 2016

Has it happened? Has China's Cognac market finally bottomed out?


Remy Cointreau's YTD performance by brand - Focus 21 Jan 2016

In a trading update today, Remy Cointreau posted an 8% lift in reported sales for the nine months to the end of December. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's sales performance by brand in the year-to-date.


A game of two halves for Remy Cointreau - Analysis 27 Nov 2015

Whether you're a brewer, a distiller or a winemaker, the watchword for results announcements this season is: strategic plan. 


Remy Cointreau's Q2 and H1 - preview 24 Nov 2015

Remy Cointreau will issue its full first-half results on Thursday (23 July). Last month, in a trading update, the group reported a near-6% fall in organic sales in the six months to the end of September, with the second quarter performing better than the first.

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First-quarter sales growth hits double digits again for Moet Hennessy - results 9 Apr 2018

LVMH has reported another healthy lift in sales from its Moet Hennessy unit from the first three months of 2018.


Innis & Gunn eyes French growth as craft beer gains momentum 9 Apr 2018

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has reported a surge in sales to the French market as consumers embrace craft beer.


Coca-Cola European Partners ups French focus with logistics spend 6 Apr 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners has announced plans to invest almost EUR7m (US$8.6m) in a new logistics platform in the south of France.


PepsiCo to cease production of Tropicana in France 5 Apr 2018

Declining sales in France have prompted PepsiCo to line up the sale of the sole French plant for its Tropicana fruit juice brand.


Vinexpo CEO Guillaume Deglise departs 5 Apr 2018

International wine and spirits exhibition company Vinexpo has confirmed the departure of its CEO. 


Provence wineries team up to form Châteaux & Vignobles d'Exception group 28 Mar 2018

A band of Provence wineries have united to form one company that aims to boost sales through international growth.


Expect Bordeaux wine price rises as volumes fall propped by reserves - CIVB 19 Mar 2018

The Bordeaux wine trade will be obliged to make a significant dip into its stocks and reserves this year, the region's trade association has warned, in order to cushion the effect of the smallest harvest in 27 years.


Union des Vignerons des Côtes du Rhône gears innovation to specific consumer demands - ProWein 2018 19 Mar 2018

The Union des Vignerons des Côtes du Rhône has outlined several growing consumer trends that have influenced its NPD activity.


MD Hugues Lechanoine departs Baron Philippe de Rothschild, as Mondelez executive moves to head up branded division 19 Mar 2018

Baron Philippe de Rothschild has confirmed the departure of one of its three managing directors, Hugues Lechanoine, 12 months after he left the French wine group.


French beer market growth prompts further Carlsberg spend on Brasseries Kronenbourg brewery 16 Mar 2018

Carlsberg is readying a modernisation programme at its Kronenbourg brewery in France, three years after the group invested in adapting the site's operations to handle other SKUs.

Latest blogs

Tax Free World Association - Day three: Beam Suntory's big boat and Patron's virtual home 22 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week at the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.


Tax Free World Association - Day two: Diageo defends Haig Club as Pernod Ricard backs Jameson 21 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.


Tax Free World Association - Day one: Cruise ships and Rudy Giuliani 21 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week the Tax Free World Exhibition. Here's the first part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.