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Friday 29 August 2014

Diageo

Scotch helps tackle unemployment

Diageo has joined forces with UK youth employment charity The Prince’s Trust to create a new specialist Scotch whisky retail training scheme.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo’s $115m Bulleit distillery on track

Diageo has broken ground on its new $115m distillery in Kentucky which will be officially named The Bulleit Distilling Co.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

USL boss faces losing place on board

The boss of Indian producer United Spirits may have to quit the company’s board if he is found to be a “wilful defaulter” over the company’s outstanding debts.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo cuts bosses bonuses

Diageo’s top executives have taken a hit on bonuses after the company’s net sales dropped by more than a billion pounds.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Tough new drink driving penalties passed

New York’s repeat drink drivers could now be jailed for up to seven years due to a new law which aims to lower the number of fatal road accidents.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Russia rift threatens drink sector

EU wine is the first drinks sector to face a direct threat from the West’s recent breakdown of relations with Russia, which is considering a ban on European wine imports in response to sanctions over its annexation of Crimea.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo loses battle over Explorers’ Club whisky

Johnnie Walker could be ordered to stop selling bottles of its Explorers’ Club whisky after a judge ruled it had unfairly profited from the name of the real-life Explorers’ Club.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 No Comments »

United Spirits delays results again

United Spirits has once again delayed publishing its full-year performance results, citing the need to clarify financial concerns raised by its own audit committee.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 No Comments »

Menezes eyes long-term game plan

A glitch or a sea-change? That is the question about Diageo’s underwhelming full-year results for the year to 30 June.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Diageo net sales drop by £1.1 billion

Diageo has blamed a net sales loss of £1.1 billion in 2014 on weak emerging markets and a continued slowdown in China.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

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