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Tuesday 31 March 2015

Pernod Ricard

Pernod signals Indian ambition

Pernod Ricard’s Indian subsidiary has extended its borrowing limit to Rs1,500 crore (£161.5 million), a sign that the group is keen to tackle rival Diageo’s current dominance of this market through United Spirits.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod announces new appointments

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has announced a number of new appointments including a number of key positions for Asia.

Friday, February 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Ricard challenges meaning of ‘craft’

Pernod Ricard’s new CEO Alexandre Ricard has criticised the “vague” definition of craft spirits, especially in the US whiskey market.

Monday, February 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod profits slip as Ricard takes charge

Pernod Ricard saw net profits drop 5% in the first half of 2014/15, as the company announces its financial results and the appointment of Alexandre Ricard.

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard: The thirst to be first

As Alexandre Ricard prepares to take the throne at Pernod Ricard this month, returning the family name to the top job, he and his predecessor Pierre Pringuet speak to Ron Emler about the ever-growing ambitions of the company

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Africa – a land of opportunity for Pernod

Africa is set to become the next big growth region for Pernod Ricard, according to its soon-to-be-chairman Alexandre Ricard in an exclusive db interview.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard has thirst to be first

Alexandre Ricard has revealed his ambition for Pernod Ricard to become the world’s biggest spirits group, knocking Diageo off its perch.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Brancott pushes NZ Sauvignon upmarket

With vineyard area near capacity, Marlborough must focus on building value rather than volume growth, insists Brancott Estate’s chief winemaker.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard sells Mexican RTD

Pernod Ricard has sold its Caribe wine cooler brand to Grupo Bepensa as part of a strategy to focus on its spirits and wine brands.

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Cuba deal opens door to US imports

For the first time in 53 years rum produced in Cuba will be allowed into the US, as the leaders of both countries move a step closer to normalising trade relations.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 No Comments »

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