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Morgan Stanley last week released a report based on a survey of US wholesalers that found increased confidence is the country's spirits mark...

How can gin stem the slide in the US? - Comment

Much as all looks rosy in the UK, the gin sector has struggled in the US in recent years. What is the segment doing wrong, in a spirits mark...

Olly Wehring | 12 Apr 2016

For the multinational spirits companies, the US is a market of vital importance. As well as being the world's largest market for spirits in value terms, the country also offers relative reliability, in terms of its economy, its regulatory environment and its consumption trends. Most importantly, the US offers growth.

Lucy Britner | 11 Mar 2016

The outlook for spirits in the US during 2016 looks more positive than it did a year ago, according to analysts who attended this year's Impact Spirits conference in New York.

Lucy Britner | 29 Feb 2016

Earlier this month, Diageo announced that it has secured the resignation of United Spirits chairman Vijay Mallya from his position at the Indian unit. Here, just-drinks takes a look at Diageo's relationship with the Indian entrepreneur: 

Lucy Britner | 16 Feb 2016

On Thursday, Treasury Wine Estates will report its half-year results. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the company's highs and lows in the six months to the end of December.

Latest Interviews

Lucy Britner | 14 Apr 2016

Much as the markets of Europe and the US tend to dominate the brewing headlines, Diageo's beer business also operates further afield from these craft playgrounds. In the second- of our two-part interview, Diageo's global head of beer, Mark Sandys, details the importance of Africa, the rise of Guinness in Korea and how the company is tackling new restrictions in Indonesia.

Andy Morton | 23 Feb 2016

It is late afternoon on what has been a long day. But, Mark Reynier, formerly the head of Bruichladdich and now founder of Renegade Spirits, still has the energy to vent his grievances over the Irish whiskey industry he has inhabited for just over a year.

Latest News

Lucy Britner | 26 Apr 2016

Diageo-controlled Guinness Nigeria has reported a slump in year-to-date sales and profits as the country's economy continues to slow.

Olly Wehring | 25 Apr 2016

Diageo has confirmed details of its latest Smirnoff Ice NPD, with two new flavours being released under the Electric mark.

Lucy Britner | 20 Apr 2016

Diageo has invested "seven figures" in a campaign for its Guinness lager brand Hop House 13. 

Andy Morton | 18 Apr 2016

Diageo has launched its first limited release within Crown Royal’s Noble Collection.

Olly Wehring | 15 Apr 2016

Diageo has confirmed details of three recently-released Smirnoff vodka brand extensions in the US under the name Smirnoff Sourced.

Lucy Britner | 15 Apr 2016

Diageo has launched three new flavours under its Pimm's Cider Cup brand. 

Andy Morton | 11 Apr 2016

Diageo is looking for a new chairman as Franz Humer prepares to step down after eight years in the role.

Andy Morton | 11 Apr 2016

Diageo is to launch its second Haig line since bringing David Beckham on board for a complete overhaul of the grain Scotch whisky.

Lucy Britner | 6 Apr 2016

Remy Cointreau has been the most successful spirits company in converting its social media activity into sales, according to analysts at Societe Generale.

Andy Morton | 6 Apr 2016

Diageo has launched a Cognac-based extension to its Baileys cream liqueur brand in global Travel Retail.

Andy Morton | 5 Apr 2016

Diageo has invested in a restaurant-reservation app as it looks to dig deeper into the US on-trade through mobile technology.

Andy Morton | 1 Apr 2016

Diageo is to rename Indian whiskey McDowell’s in export markets after pressure from the Scotch Whisky Association.

Joe Bates | 31 Mar 2016

Diageo has rolled out another extension of its Guinness beer brand. The 1798 Double Extra Stout is a limited-edition batch Guinness that has been matured in oak vats for 18 months and is packaged in a 75cl corked and caged bottle.

Olly Wehring | 14 Mar 2016

Diageo has again extended its sponsorship of the McLaren-Honda Formula One team for its Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky brand.

Lucy Britner | 14 Mar 2016

Diageo has launched Guinness Africa Special - its first Guinness innovation in Nigeria for 10 years. 

Olly Wehring | 14 Mar 2016

Diageo has added to the portfolio of the Zacapa rum range with a Travel Retail-exclusive iteration.

Olly Wehring | 11 Mar 2016

Casella Family Brands is to transition its UK business from formerly Diageo-owned Percy Fox to a new in-house unit, ahead of a broader assault on Europe.

Lucy Britner | 7 Mar 2016

Diageo has said it will increase its use of Nigerian-sourced raw materials in an effort to tackle macroeconomic challenges in the country.

Andy Morton | 7 Mar 2016

Diageo is to continue rolling out Johnnie Walker Green Label globally after bringing the Scotch whisky back last year.

Andy Morton | 7 Mar 2016

Diageo has said supplies of its Crown Royal Canadian whisky will not be affected after factory workers went on strike over pay.

Olly Wehring | 25 Feb 2016

Diageo has secured the resignation of United Spirits chairman Vijay Mallya from his position at the Indian unit.

Olly Wehring | 24 Feb 2016

Diageo is expanding the availability of two Guinness brand extensions to the US.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 21 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.

Andy Morton | 14 Oct 2015

With the Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller deal nicely on its way, the real business can begin in earnest - thinking up a new company name.

Company research

Diageo plc : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis

Diageo plc : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT

Canadean's "Diageo plc : Consumer Packaged Goods - Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Analysis" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations....

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Diageo plc (DGE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Diageo plc (DGE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Rev

Diageo plc (Diageo) is an alcoholic beverages company that produces, distributes, and sells spirits, beer, and wine products....

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Diageo Plc in Wine (World)

Diageo Plc in Wine (World)

The world’s leading spirits producer, Diageo also ranks 23rd in the global wine market. This profile analyses the challenges faced by Diageo’s wine operations, which sit uncomfortably with the company...

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