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How grocery featured on Amazon's latest Prime Day

Amazon held its fourth annual Prime Day earlier this month. It again lasted more than a day - 36 hours to be exact - and took in new countri...

Pernod Ricard's ambitions in China - Focus

Last week, Pernod Ricard hosted analysts, journalists and investors at its latest Capital Market Day, in China. The company outlined its amb...

The future of retail in China - analysis

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2018's most important trade shows

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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

Altia signs Hernö Gin in Nordic, Baltic partnership 14 Aug 18

Lucy Britner

Altia has agreed to handle the Hernö Gin brand in several Nordic and Baltic markets.

7-Eleven takes majority stake in Australian alcohol delivery start-up Tipple 13 Aug 18

Lucy Britner

The 7-Eleven Group has taken control of an alcohol delivery start-up in Australia, as the convenience store operator looks to invest in on-demand 'last-mile' technology.

Drizly acquires alcohol e-commerce firm Buttery 3 Aug 18

Lucy Britner

US online alcohol marketplace Drizly has expanded its operations with the acquisition of a Boston-based on-demand alcohol delivery platform.

How did Fever-Tree perform in H1 2018? - results 24 Jul 18

Richard Woodard

Premium carbonated mixer maker Fever-Tree enjoyed a strong start to 2018, with first-half sales rising 45% (46% at constant currency) to GBP104.2m (US$136.6m).

US consumer knowledge boosts premium spirits in 2017 - figures 18 Jul 18

Lucy Britner

Spirits volumes in the US rose for the 20th consecutive year in 2017, driven by high-end products. 

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co Barrel Finished Absinthe Alembic - Product Launch 26 Jun 18

Olly Wehring

Copper & Kings American Brandy Co has added a barrel-finished iteration to its permanent range of brandy-based absinthe alembic in the US.

Latest blogs

What's on offer in the UK off-trade? 18 Jun 15

Lucy Britner

A red sticker to a shopper is like a red rag to a bull. And as the masses charge at the deals, UK off licences and supermarkets are finding new and novel ways to entice the herd.

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