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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.

Latest News

La Martiniquaise-Bardinet targets international opportunity for Cutty Sark - just-drinks EXCLUSIVE 28 Nov 2018

La Martiniquaise-Bardinet has praised the "unique opportunity" ahead for its pending purchase of Cutty Sark from Edrington.


Camus Cognac to mature casks at sea in transatlantic experiment 27 Nov 2018

Camus Cognac is to bring back the age of boat-based spirit maturation by transporting ten of its casks across the Atlantic on a classic tall ship.


Coca-Cola European Partners targets RTD tea growth in France with site expansion 12 Nov 2018

Coca-Cola European Partners is investing EUR19m (US$21.5m) in a new bottling line at its production facility in Socx, in northern France.


Which brands will Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits divest? - results data 8 Nov 2018

Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits remains intent on offloading some brands from its portfolio, despite more upbeat noises from the group's latest results.


Champagne Billecart-Salmon keeps things in the family for next CEO 7 Nov 2018

Champagne Billecart-Salmon has announced a pending change of CEO, with François Roland-Billecart lined up to stand down after 26 years at the helm.


Remy Cointreau's St-Remy French Chardonnay Cask Finish brandy - Product Launch 2 Nov 2018

Remy Cointreau has launched the first iteration in a new series from its St-Remy French brandy brand. French Chardonnay Cask is the first expression in the 'Cask Finish Collection', a range of limited edition bottlings from the brandy.


Heineken readies France production spend as Desperados demand grows 1 Nov 2018

Heineken is to invest EUR28.9m (US$32.7m) on increasing the production capacity at one of its French facilities, as demand for its Desperados Tequila-flavoured beer continues to rise in the country.


Comte de Grasse's 44°N French gin - Product Launch 29 Oct 2018

French start-up Comte de Grasse has released its first product, a French-made gin made using "perfume extraction techniques".


How has Moët Hennessy performed in year-to-date 2018? - results 9 Oct 2018

A strategy of price rises has helped Moet Hennessy maintain a mid-single-digit growth rate for sales in the third quarter of 2018.


Shopping spree continues for Coca-Cola Co with Tropico buy in France 25 Sep 2018

The French division of The Coca-Cola Co has acquired the Tropico still drinks producer, along with its namesake brand.

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.