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Saturday 2 August 2014

Pernod Ricard

Drinks giants gear up for ‘momentous’ year

The end of June may have marked watersheds for both Diageo and Pernod Ricard, respectively the world’s two leading premium alcohol groups.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod slams ‘sledgehammer’ ruling

Pernod Ricard has hit out at a decision by the Portman Group that the label of its Pernod brand is in breach of UK alcohol marketing rules.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 2 Comments »

Pernod takes control of Tequila Avión

Pernod Ricard USA has demonstrated its belief in the growth potential for high-end Tequila in this market by acquiring a majority stake in ultra-premium brand Avión.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Adrian Atkinson leaves Pernod

Pernod Ricard’s wine development director Adrian Atkinson has left the company as part of a restructure of its UK commercial and marketing divisions.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Korean union drops strike plan

The labour union at Pernod Ricard’s South Korean division have called off a planned strike after the company reinstated all employees destined for early retirement.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod’s Korean arm to strike after layoffs

The labour union of Pernod Ricard’s South Korean arm is to go on strike to protest the layoff of 30 employees on what claims are “insufficient grounds”.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Jacob’s Creek launches wine aged in whisky barrels

While whisky is commonly aged in wood from the wine industry, Jacob’s Creek has launched the opposite: a range of red wines aged in whisk(e)y barrels.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Pernod: ‘China becoming a normal emerging market’

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has predicted an “improvement” in the currently struggling Chinese market next year and is delving into its wider portfolio to attract consumers.

Thursday, June 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury to cull 5% of workforce

Struggling wine group Treasury Wine Estates is to cut around 5% of its global workforce in order to invest more heavily in marketing and promoting its brands.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 3 Comments »

Is Pernod eyeing up Treasury Wine Estates?

Treasury Wine Estates’ shares jumped 14% today after it was reported that Pernod Ricard was interested in buying its US assets.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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