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News Briefs for November 3, 2016

•Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers unit has announced plans to create a new state-of-the-art bottling facility at its Kilmalid site in Dumbarton, Scotland, with an investment of £40 million ($49m). Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 3, 2016

Pernod Acquires Control Of Fast-Rising Monkey 47 Gin

With high-end gin far outpacing overall category growth, Pernod Ricard has obtained control of Monkey 47, one of gin’s most dynamic performers in recent years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 29, 2016

Gin’s High End Helps Buoy Struggling Category

The gin category has continued to lose ground in the U.S., with volumes shrinking about 5% over the past five years to a total of under 10 million cases, according to Impact Databank. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 7, 2015

China, U.S. Weigh Down Pernod Ricard’s Sales, Profits As Alex Ricard Takes Helm

New Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard is taking the helm at a time when the company’s struggles in two key markets—the U.S. and China—are weighing down sales and profits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 12, 2015

Premium Players Give Gin Much-Needed Boost

Gin has often taken a backseat to more prolific and innovation-driven categories like vodka and whisk(e)y, and by comparison, its outlook has remained much more mixed. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 10, 2014

News Briefs for May 22, 2014

•Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers unit has officially opened its new Beefeater distillery and visitor center in London. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 22, 2014

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