Pernod Ricard defends results

A senior Pernod Ricard management team were in London this week (Sept 2) to clarify, explain and defend its recent 2014/15 full year results.

Pernod Ricard reports +2% organic sales growth

Pernod Ricard reports +2% organic sales growth for the financial year 2014/15 in an environment that remains “challenging”, it says.

Pernod Ricard reveals new Absolut bottle

Pernod Ricard has unveiled a new Absolut bottle design with a reduced glass weight in a bid to ‘create an icon for the future’. 

The World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report 2015: Cocktails

Here we look at the brands used by the World's 50 Best Bars in cocktails.

Brands Report 2015: Best Sellers

In the best selling ranks, muscle matters. 

Brands Report 2015: Vodka

For the moment vodka is the best selling international spirit and, despite many bartenders’ snipes, it is also big business in the world’s best bars.

Friedman is Absolut’s new global travel retail director

Pernod Ricard has announced the appointment of Doron Friedman as director global travel retail at The Absolut Company (TAC).

Absolut GTR director Olsson resigns

Anders Olsson has decided to resign as director of the Absolut Company’s Global Travel Retail (GTR) division.

Smirnoff tops top ten vodka brands

Smirnoff was the world’s best selling vodka in 2012, with more than double the annual volume sales of its nearest competitor, Absolut, according to Drinks International’s Millionaires’ Club 2013.

Absolut announces new look for its flavoured vodkas

Absolut has announced new designs for its range of flavoured vodkas.

Absolut goes denim with Cronk

Pernod Ricard has launched Absolut Denim, the latest version of the Swedish vodka brand.

Absolut Exposure launches at TFWA Cannes

Pernod Ricard launched Absolut Exposure last night at an event at TFWA Cannes.

King Cocktail hits town

I’ve seen the beginning and the end of a lot of eras. That says it all about ‘King Cocktail’, Dale DeGroff. The great man is in London to co-host ‘The World’s 50 Best Bars’ event which was held in London last night (Oct 10) near Trafalgar Square...

Duffy new Absolut boss

Pernod Ricard has announced that Paul Duffy has been appointed chairman & CEO of Absolut.

Absolut London makes timely arrival

Pernod Ricard UK is hoping the release of Absolut London in time for the Olympics and the Queen’s diamond jubilee will lift sales of the brand by 10%.

Pernod targets US for Absolut Gräpevine and Miami

Pernod Ricard has furthered its line of Absolut Vodka flavours with the launch of Miami and Gräpevine to the US market.

Absolut signs with Lagena Distribution

The Absolut Company has entered into agreement with JF Hillebrand subsidiary, Lagena Distribution, for the management of the company's logistics and distribution.

Pernod turns to Absolut Mode

Pernod Ricard has added to its ever-widening stable of Absolut limited editions with the release of Absolut Mode to global travel retail (GTR) for the run up to Christmas.

Absolut Gustafson unveiled at Cannes

Pernod Ricard has unveiled Absolut Gustafson at the TFWA in Cannes, a new limited edition for global travel retail.

Absolut unveils Crystal Pinstripe in GTR

Absolut Vodka has launched Crystal Pinstripe, the next generation of its 2010-released Crystal bottle, to global travel retail.

Absolut reports 6% growth

Absolut Vodka, part of the Pernod Ricard group, has revealed that its annual sales value and volume grew by 6% during the period July 1 2010 to June 30 2011. 

Absolut draws a Blank

Absolut vodka has launched a global creative campaign called Absolut Blank. The campaign involves 'blank' bottles that have been turned into pieces of art by 18 different artists.

Absolut Orient Apple launches to travel retail

Absolut Orient Apple has launched in Frankfurt ahead of an international roll out to major duty-free/travel retail outlets this summer.

Absolut Watkins - a new limited edition is unveiled

The Absolut Company Global Travel Retail threw a swish party in Cannes last night (October 18) to unveil its latest limited edition Absolut vodka.