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Wednesday 22 October 2014

Diageo

Beckham and Ritchie team up for whisky ad

David Beckham and Guy Ritchie have joined forces to create a TV advertising campaign for Diageo’s Haig Club whisky.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo confident as challenges persist

Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes has told investors to expect an improved performance this year, despite the company reporting a 1.5% decline in organic net sales for its first quarter.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Vijay Mallya re-appointed USL chairman

Vijay Mallya has been re-elected chairman of United Spirits despite being declared a “wilful defaulter” last month.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Explorers’ Club settles Diageo lawsuit

Diageo will be able to sell bottles of its Explorers’ Club Whisky after signing a licensing agreement with the real-life Explorers’ Club that successfully sued it.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Johnnie Walker opens Asia ‘embassies’

Diageo has opened one more “Johnnie Walker House” in China, as well as two new travel retail “theatres” in Taiwan and India.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Shareholders back ‘excessive’ Diageo bonuses

Diageo has garnered “overwhelming support” from its shareholders for bonuses criticised by some as “excessive” at its annual meeting.

Friday, September 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Mallya suffers as USL take on exports

Diageo-led spirits producer United Spirits has blocked a key revenue stream for the beleaguered UB Holdings by taking control of exports.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Heineken turns down SABMiller takeover

Heineken has rejected a takeover bid from brewer SABMiller, saying that it is “non-actionable”, after months of speculation within the industry.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo sued over ‘whisky fungus’

Drinks giant Diageo is being sued by hundreds of residents who claim their homes have been blighted by a ‘whisky black’ mould.

Friday, September 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Denis O’Flynn elected WSTA chairman

The managing director of Pernod Ricard UK, Denis O’Flynn, has been elected the next chairman of the UK Wine and Spirit Trade Association.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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