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International Women's Day in the drinks industry

Today, 8 March, is International Women's Day. Here, just-drinks takes a look at what drinks companies are doing to mark the occasion and cha...

Diageo in North America - Focus

Last week, the head of Diageo's operations in North America, Deirdre Mahlan, hosted a conference call with analysts to update them on the co...

2019 - The year of at-home drinks machines - Focus

As in-home technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, consumers continue to look for ways to entertain in their own space. Here, just-dr...

"Forget what you think you know about retail"

These days, omni-channel is the latest buzzword in retail circles, with Alibaba's 'new retail' concept in China, Hema, one of the leading pl...

Latest Interviews

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes on the future of gin, the growth of no-alcohol and the plan to kick-start vodka 26 Jul 2018

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Diageo released its full-year 2018 results, with growth coming from all regions. just-drinks spoke to CEO Ivan Menezes after the announcement to discuss the challenging vodka market, increasing thirst for no- and low-alcohol drinks and the booming gin category. 

"More Chinese people like wine - they want to know more about it" - Interview, Alan's Wines & Spirits chairman Alan Wang 12 Jun 2017

Andy Morton

Alan Wang is the founder of Alan's Wines & Spirits, which has 86 off-premise sites across China. just-drinks sat down with him during the 2017 China Food & Drinks Fair in Chengdu, where he spoke about the changing face of the Chinese consumer and reveals what he looks for in wine before allowing it on his shelves.

Latest News

Australian retailers need to adapt when it comes to online alcohol sales – GlobalData 20 Mar 19

Lucy Britner

Analysts at GlobalData have urged retailers in Australia to wake up to the importance of e-commerce when it comes to alcohol sales.

Treasury Wine Estates follows Accolade Wines with UK wine and gin fusion launch 19 Mar 19

Lucy Britner

Treasury Wine Estates has lined up a wine and gin drink in the UK under its Blossom Hill brand, as the company looks to capitalise on the rising trend in the country towards gin and botanicals.

Owen's Craft Mixers gets US off-premise boost with Walmart listing 18 Mar 19

Olly Wehring

Owen's Craft Mixers has secured a tie-up with Walmart in the US for its namesake range of cocktail-targeted soft drinks.

Radnor Hills' Radnor Plus Energy - Product Launch 12 Mar 19

Lucy Britner

UK soft drinks manufacturer Radnor Hills has lined up the release of new energy drink.

East London Liquor Co's Barbican Gin - Product Launch 7 Mar 19

Lucy Britner

East London Liquor Co has partnered with London arts centre the Barbican to repackage its flagship gin under the Barbican's name.

Roust Group's Russian Standard Moscow Mule RTD – Product Launch 5 Mar 19

Lucy Britner

Roust Group's US unit has released a ready-to-drink Moscow Mule. Roust Americas' Russian Standard Moscow Mule has launched in 12oz copper-coloured cans.

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