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Monday 3 August 2015


Diageo: The only way is up?

If Ivan Menezes wanted a theme song to accompany his presentation of Diageo’s latest annual results, he might have chosen the 1980s hit The Only Way is Up.

Friday, July 31st, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo signals turnaround as sales nudge upward

Diageo has reported a 5% rise in net sales for 2014/15, signalling a turnaround in the company’s fortunes after a challenging few years.

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Thai Bev launches spirits to Indian market

One of southeast Asia’s largest drinks companies has announced its entry onto the Indian market with the launch of a range of premium single malts and gins.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo goes solo in South Africa

Diageo has decided to forge its own path in the buoyant South African market, restructuring its business through the termination of a series of joint ventures.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo probed over ‘inflated sales’

Drinks giant Diageo is being probed in the US for allegedly artificially inflating its sales by sending more cases of alcohol to clients than required.

Friday, July 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo sees another senior exit

Ravi Rajagopal, Diageo’s global head of business development, is leaving the company at the end of September – the third executive level departure to be announced in the last month.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Diageo needs to ‘show direction’

When Ivan Menezes unveils Diageo’s results at the end of this month, investors and analysts will be more interested in what he has to say about the group’s direction than its achievements in the past 12 months.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Scotch distillers sign £3.9m pipeline deal

Three Scotch whisky producers have signed a £3.9 million deal to build a 13km pipeline, linking four of their distilleries to Scotland’s main gas network.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Door open for Diageo Premier League bid

Barclays has ruled out renewing its sponsorship of Premier League football, leaving Diageo, which is rumoured to be compiling a bid, in strong standing.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 2 Comments »

Diageo fights Smirnoff vodka ad ban

Diageo’s Smirnoff vodka is fighting a decision to ban an advert was deemed to inappropriately imply that a successful night out depended on alcohol.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

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