Menezes: 'productivity initiatives'

Diageo GB sales fuelled by gin and beer

By Rod Addy

Diageo’s GB sales were driven by beer and gin in the six months to the end of December last year, according to the latest interim results posted by the alcoholic beverages giant.

Diageo has boosted sales and growth

Diageo boosts growth and sales

By Laurence Gibbons

Drinks giant Diageo has boosted sales, excluding acquisitions, by 1.8% and volume growth by 1% during a “challenging year for trading” during the six months to December 31 2015.

In the year to June 30, Diageo generated £57M from sales of Bushmills

Diageo swaps Bushmills for Don Julio and £255M

By Rod Addy

Diageo has agreed to sell its Bushmills Irish whiskey brand to Jose Cuervo Overseas in return for full ownership and control of Casa Cuervo’s tequila brand Don Julio and $408M (£255M).

Diageo makes a range of spirits and beers, including Smirnoff vodka and Johnnie Walker whisky

Diageo launches £5M youth employment drive

By Rod Addy

Diageo has launched a £5M youth training and employment programme for Scotland designed to equip young people for jobs in a range of sectors, starting with bartending and hospitality.

Menezes: 'Headwinds in some emerging markets'.

Analysts critical of Diageo results

By Rod Addy

Diageo’s first quarter (Q1) results were “a miss” for one analyst, while another claimed its performance was “muted” for the three months to September 30.

O-I's Alloa plant supplies bottles for various Diageo brands, including Johnnie Walker whisky

Shadow hangs over Scottish bottle plant

By Rod Addy

Action is underway to safeguard 500 jobs at a bottle making plant in Scotland after drinks giant Diageo announced plans to shift bottle supply for brands including Johnnie Walker and Smirnoff to other locations.

Premium brands such as Johnnie Walker Blue are slipping down a treat with North American youngsters

Diageo focuses on premium local brands and Scotch

By Mike Stones

New Diageo boss Ivan Menezes has confirmed the drinks giant’s commitment to premium local brands and Scotch whisky, as the firm released its preliminary results for the full-year ended June 30 2013.


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