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Mobile Drinks Rebate App bevRAGE Off To Fast Start

Since launching last August, mobile beverage rebate app bevRAGE has hit $1.5 million in cash rebates to its customers on beer, wine and spirits purchases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 21, 2017

Solid Growth In U.S. Drives Pernod To 4% Sales Gain In First Half

Pernod Ricard achieved 4% organic sales growth (+2% reported) to €5.06 billion ($5.41b) in the first half of its fiscal year, as the U.S. market drove gains while conditions improved in China, Russia and travel retail. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 9, 2017

News Briefs for January 18, 2017

•Johnson Brothers, one of the country’s largest spirits and wine distributors, has entered the West Virginia market through a partnership with Mountain State Beverage. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 18, 2017

Pernod’s U.S. Upswing Continues In First Quarter, With Sales Rising Nearly 5%

Pernod Ricard followed up solid U.S. sales growth in its last fiscal year with a strong first quarter (ending September 30). Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 20, 2016

Interview, Part Two: Pernod Ricard Chairman and CEO Alex Ricard

In the second part of our interview with Alex Ricard, Pernod Ricard’s chairman and CEO talks about some key challenges the company is facing, as well as future growth opportunities. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 13, 2016

Interview, Part One: Pernod Ricard Chairman and CEO Alex Ricard

Alex Ricard has gotten off to a strong start at the helm of Pernod Ricard. He recently completed his first full fiscal year as Pernod Ricard’s chairman and CEO, a period in which the French drinks giant enjoyed solid sales growth—particularly in the U.S. market. Ricard recently sat down with SND managing editor Peter Zwiebach to discuss progress. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 12, 2016

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