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    Diageo PLC

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  1. 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 in...

  2. 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 Grygier-Siddons,...

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  1. 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 with the...

  2. 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, said...

  3. 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 headache...

  4. 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 activist...

  5. 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 Johnnie...

  6. 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 on...

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    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 by the...

  8. 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...

  9. 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 to say...

  10. 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 treat...

  11. 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 the...

  12. 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 damper on...

  13. 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 “sell”...

  14. 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 distance at...

  15. 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 more...

  16. 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. But...

  17. 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 still...

  18. 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 Spirits,...

  19. 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 enough pig...

  20. 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...

  21. 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, but...

  22. 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 maker...

  23. December 16, 2014

    Premium whisky brands increasing in popularity among Shanghai’s growing elite

    The drinks business is not the only industry affected by Beijing’s anti-extravagance campaign: sales of everything from...

  24. December 16, 2014

    Beckham helps kick-off promotion for Haig Club single grain whisky

    Grain whisky is the unsung hero of Scotland’s spirits industry, usually relegated to a quiet role as a core constituent of...

  25. December 16, 2014

    Diageo’s David Gates: Building brands bar by bar and street by street

    “When I first joined Diageo in 1991, I didn’t join the pension plan because I didn’t expect to be here long enough,” recalls...

  26. December 16, 2014

    Ecclestone wins battle for control of F1

    Bernie Ecclestone has won his battle to retain control of Formula One after ex-Diageo chief executive Paul Walsh walked away...

  27. December 8, 2014

    Wearable tech and cars boost demand

    “Exciting new experiences, right on your wrist.” That was the promise made by Apple’s senior vice-president of worldwide...

  28. December 4, 2014

    Global Brands Group: Beckham on board

    The sharp suit. The knowing look. The glass of whisky held loosely in the right hand. David Beckham’s advert for Haig Club...

  29. December 4, 2014

    Indian companies facing wave of shareholder activism

    Diageo is the latest in a string of companies to feel the force of investor displeasure in India, as the country experiences...

  30. December 3, 2014

    Ex-Diageo chief Paul Walsh lined up to be F1 chairman

    Ex-Diageo chief executive Paul Walsh is being lined up to become chairman of the Formula One board, a move that could signal...

  31. December 1, 2014

    Diageo ‘disappointed’ at United Spirits vote

    Diageo said it was “surprised and disappointed” that minority shareholders in its United Spirits subsidiary had rejected a...

  32. November 27, 2014

    Rémy: Cointreau-cyclical

    Perhaps it is the dichroic effect. The decanter made for Rémy Martin’s Louis XIII Black Pearl Anniversary Edition is coated...

  33. November 25, 2014

    Eurosceptic parties harm recovery, chief executives warn

    Chief executives at Europe’s largest companies have warned that rising support for eurosceptic political parties is...

  34. November 24, 2014

    Innovation that succeeds by exploiting the past creatively

    If you have ever attended an innovation conference, you will be familiar with consultants’ graphs that show how, say, the...

  35. November 20, 2014

    Drinks groups push for inclusion in simplified India tax system

    Global companies in India’s alcoholic drinks sector are lobbying to avoid exclusion from a proposed goods and services tax,...

  36. November 20, 2014

    KPMG laps up McLaren’s F1-style analytics

    McLaren Group has signed an alliance with KPMG to apply the same predictive analytics and technology it does to its Formula...

  37. November 7, 2014

    The Queen’s wine merchants

    Two or three times a year I spend a morning beneath Buckingham Palace with the chairmen of Britain’s two oldest wine...

  38. November 4, 2014

    Philippines tycoon’s whisky deal highlights thirst for new markets

    If Andrew Tan has his way, the Philippine business tycoon will soon be offering drinkers in Scottish pubs a nip of...

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