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    Diageo PLC

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    1,790

    Today's change

    -7.00 / -0.39%

    1 year change

    +1.68%

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  1. July 30, 2015

    Emerging markets downturn prolongs Diageo’s hangover

    Diageo’s chief executive insisted that the world’s biggest distiller by sales was “in the best shape it’s ever been”,...

  2. July 28, 2015

    Royal Mail faces fine for raising barriers to prevent cherry picking

    The last mile is always the hardest. It is particularly so for posties delivering sackloads of snail mail to every...

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  1. July 28, 2015

    Diageo and Heineken call time on South African joint venture

    Diageo, the spirits group, and Dutch brewer Heineken have ended a distribution joint venture in South Africa, saying...

  2. July 24, 2015

    Antofagasta falls the hardest as miners slump

    Antofagasta was the sharpest faller on Friday as mining stocks slumped to their lowest levels since 2009. A slump for...

  3. July 24, 2015

    Diageo shares drop on SEC probe news

    Shares in Diageo dropped 2 per cent on Friday after the world’s largest spirits group confirmed it was being probed by...

  4. July 1, 2015

    Edgy East End chic pitches into golfing palace

    Hip Hoxton is making its way to stately Scotland after boutique hotel operator, Ennismore, agreed to buy Gleneagles,...

  5. June 26, 2015

    India departs from monk-like rum tradition

    When is a rum not rum? When it is Indian rum that is masquerading as whisky. The Indian people are well-known lovers of...

  6. June 26, 2015

    Guatemala captures the ultra-premium rum high ground

    Watch out whisky and other luxury spirits. The ultra-premium rums are coming. Yet the brand that launched that category...

  7. June 26, 2015

    Rum’s success stems from certain resilience of spirit

    When a devastating earthquake hit Haiti in 2010, Thierry Gardère, the owner of the Barbancourt rum distillery in...

  8. June 26, 2015

    Diageo close to £200m sale of Gleneagles hotel

    Diageo, the spirits group that is under pressure to lift sales and profits, is close to agreeing a sale of its luxury...

  9. June 18, 2015

    Africa: a long game

    The “Africa rising” narrative — mid-to-high single-digit economic growth, rising incomes, an emerging middle class —...

  10. June 17, 2015

    Chairman of Bibby shipping group named CBI president

    Britain’s leading business lobby group has nominated Paul Drechsler, the chairman of a family-owned shipping to...

  11. June 15, 2015

    AB InBev’s hard-nosed kings of beer

    Working for the world’s largest brewer is not to everybody’s taste — and that is fine with Carlos Brito, Anheuser-Busch...

  12. June 8, 2015

    Diageo / 3G: beer money

    The toucan, a big-beaked bird native to South America, was once a regular feature of Guinness advertising campaigns....

  13. FT Alphaville

    June 8, 2015

    Accounting for ketchup in Caracas

    Given the speculative frenzy around a supposed bid for Diageo from “Brazilian buyout specialist” 3G Capital (despite...

  14. June 2, 2015

    Pernod Ricard: Absolut or relative?

    Pernod Ricard wants to persuade drinkers that it is worth paying extra for whisky that has spent 18 years in a barrel...

  15. May 13, 2015

    SABMiller: the beer necessities

    Emerging markets are about as fashionable as Watney’s Red Barrel right now. But when they return to favour, are shares...

  16. May 6, 2015

    Women in eastern Europe lead the way to senior roles

    Taking her seat for her first meeting of the global strategy council of PwC last July, the arrival of Olga...

  17. April 26, 2015

    Diageo faces fresh headache with India drinks business

    Diageo is facing a fresh headache from its £1.8bn acquisition of India’s United Spirits, in the form of a stand-off...

  18. April 16, 2015

    SABMiller gains as soft drinks outpace lager

    Anyone for a lager? No, make that a soft drink instead. SABMiller, the brewer behind Miller Lite, Grolsch and Peroni,...

  19. April 16, 2015

    Emerging market woes ease for Unilever, but deepen for Diageo

    After heady growth, emerging markets turned into a headache for consumer goods companies. But on Thursday, that...

  20. April 16, 2015

    ‘Katherine the Great’ braces for Alliance Trust invasion

    Dundee is famous for jute, jam and journalism. Jousting can now be added to that alliterative list, thanks to an...

  21. April 16, 2015

    Diageo sales decline as it nurses emerging markets headache

    Diageo reported an unexpected sales decline in its third-quarter as the maker of Guinness beer, Smirnoff vodka and...

  22. April 12, 2015

    Indonesian beer sales could go flat for Diageo and Heineken

    Heineken and Diageo are braced for sales of beer in Indonesia to go flat when a government clampdown comes into force...

  23. beyondbrics

    April 3, 2015

    Will Indonesia's beer ban be bad for tourism?

    Holidaying in Bali is often synonymous with bottled Bintang Beer, Indonesia’s biggest selling brew, popularly enjoyed...

  24. March 13, 2015

    Diageo backs down on extended payment terms

    The government claimed victory in its drive to name and shame big businesses that fail to commit themselves to fair...

  25. March 13, 2015

    Ecclestone still firmly seated at the top of the F1 pyramid

    Sitting among a group of journalists after the end of last season, Bernie Ecclestone mused on his future. “My ex used...

  26. February 26, 2015

    Ministers crack down on UK business late payment

    The government is preparing tough new payment rules that could see big businesses named and shamed if they fail to...

  27. February 18, 2015

    Pernod Ricard chief takes aim at ‘craft’ spirits

    Alexandre Ricard has been chief executive of Pernod Ricard for barely a week, but he is already stirring things up at...

  28. February 17, 2015

    London stocks hit by Greece woes

    London stocks made a weaker start on Tuesday as talks between Greece and the European Union broke down, creating a...

  29. February 12, 2015

    Diageo falls on fears over spirits demand

    Worries about subdued demand for spirits put Diageo among the fallers on Thursday. Goldman Sachs added Diageo to its...

  30. January 29, 2015

    Rio’s Mongolian wrangle prefigures bigger fight over smaller spoils

    Mongolians do not always do what foreigners think they should. The warriors of Genghis Khan pinged arrows from a...

  31. January 29, 2015

    Diageo’s first-half profits sink 23%

    Diageo, the world’s biggest distiller, is still suffering from the hangover of a slowdown in emerging markets, but was...

  32. January 16, 2015

    Auditors: Shopping around

    Twenty years together is a long commitment to walk away from. Nearly 60 per cent of British marriages last that long....

  33. January 12, 2015

    Pensions under pressure after Tesco’s £250m cost-cutting measures

    Tesco’s plans to close its salary-linked pension scheme will put renewed pressure on the handful of large employers...

  34. January 11, 2015

    Diageo wins India United Spirits vote

    Diageo has scored an important victory in India with minority shareholder approval for its local subsidiary, United...

  35. December 23, 2014

    Drinks industry: Low spirits

    The Spotted Pig, a Michelin star gastropub in New York’s trendy west Village, is heaving. The walls, adorned with...

  36. December 23, 2014

    Vodka: in need of a shot

    Guests around? Time to open the drinks cabinet and dust off those exotic bottles that have been lurking at the back for...

  37. December 18, 2014

    Ecclestone back on F1 board

    Bernie Ecclestone has retained his position as Formula One chief executive and worked his way back on to the F1 board,...

  38. December 17, 2014

    Diageo drops as sales disappoint

    Diageo was a laggard on Wednesday as investors took fright at a cautious update on its largest business. The Smirnoff...

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