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Interview, Part Two: Pernod Ricard CEO Alex Ricard

In Part Two of Impact’s exclusive interview with Alex Ricard, Pernod Ricard’s new CEO discusses his plans to revitalize Absolut and Chivas Regal in the U.S. market, and touches on the company’s flurry of activity in its wine business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2015

Pernod Ricard Suffers From China Slowdown, But Jameson, Price Mix Spur Advance In U.S.

Widespread destocking in China and an unfavorable currency exchange impact led to a 7% sales decline, to €6.19 billion ($8.54b), for Pernod Ricard in the first nine months of its fiscal year, but solid progress in the U.S. drove a modest rise in the company’s overall organic profit growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 24, 2014

NEWS ALERT: Pernod Ricard Makes Major Wine Play With Kenwood Acquisition

Pernod Ricard USA, which has made a concerted effort to build its wine business in recent years as other leading U.S. spirits marketers have largely culled their own wine operations, has agreed to acquire Sonoma Valley’s Kenwood Vineyards from F. Korbel & Bros. for an undisclosed price. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 24, 2014