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Analysis - Storm clouds lift over Diageo Towers

Is the sun finally about to return for Diageo? Analysts at Nomura have upgraded their rating for the global drinks giant from 'neutral' to '...

Comment - What on Earth is a Liqueur?

When you look at the way the various spirits categories are defined, you'd be forgiven for concluding that the liqueurs segment comprises 'e...


Irish Whiskey: Large Eyes, But a Small Pie?

Ian Buxton | 18 Jun 2015

The clamour in recent years to enter the Irish whiskey category suggests that the segment is poised to become the next big thing. But, with one brand dominating the sector massively, are the prospects for growth really all they're cracked up to be? Ian Buxton considers.


Top Wine & Spirits Trends in the Last Ten Years

Stuart Whitwell at Intangible Business | 10 Jun 2015

Earlier today, brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. In this excerpt from the full report, which can be downloaded here, the company considers the consumer trends that have shaped the wine and spirits categories in the last ten years.


just the Facts – The Power 100 2015

Olly Wehring | 10 Jun 2015

Earlier today (10 June), brand valuation consultancy Intangible Business released the results of its latest survey of the world's wine and spirits brands. Here's a look at 'The Power 100', along with the methodology used to draw up the list.


Coffee Craze Could Yet Drive Liqueurs

Ben Cooper | 9 Jun 2015

The diverse liqueurs category has been becalmed in recent years, but the very diversity of the sector means that, while some areas might be declining, other areas are almost certain to be showing some growth.

Latest Interviews

Interview - Pernod Ricard's Outgoing CEO - Part II

Olly Wehring | 12 Feb 2015

In the second part of just-drinks' exclusive interview with the outgoing CEO of Pernod Ricard, Pierre Pringuet, here he looks back at some of the deals that have shaped the company, and his role in their negotiation.


just the Answer: Pernod Ricard's Nick Blacknell

Andy Morton | 14 Jul 2014

Earlier this year, the Worshipful Company of Distillers held a lively debate in London on the future of rum. Afterwards, just-drinks spoke to Nick Blacknell, Havana Club's international marketing director for Pernod Ricard, to discuss digital, diversity and the debate's motion “The future for rum lies with connoisseurs not clubbers”.

Latest News

just a While Ago - On 01 July in...

Olly Wehring | 1 Jul 2015

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Diageo sells "non-core" Gleneagles

Olly Wehring | 1 Jul 2015

Diageo has confirmed the divestment of Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland.


just a While Ago - On 30 June in...

Olly Wehring | 30 Jun 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just a While Ago - On 29 June in...

Olly Wehring | 29 Jun 2015

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Diageo lining up Gleneagles sale - report

Andy Morton | 29 Jun 2015

Diageo is closing in on a sale of its Gleneagles hotel, according to a Financial Times report.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine

Lucy Britner | 26 Jun 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


just a While Ago - On 25 June in...

Olly Wehring | 25 Jun 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Diageo tests digital directions for Pimm's push

Andy Morton | 23 Jun 2015

A trial campaign from Diageo is to use digital posters at London bus stops to direct consumers to the best local bar for drinking Pimm's.


Diageo opens Belfast office, invests in tourism

Lucy Britner | 22 Jun 2015

Diageo Northern Ireland has opened new offices in the centre of Belfast and pledged GBP100,000 (US$158,000) to tourism body Visit Belfast.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine

Lucy Britner | 19 Jun 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


just the week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 19 Jun 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.


Diageo appoints GTME directors

Lucy Britner | 19 Jun 2015

Diageo has announced two regional director replacements at its Global Travel and Middle East (GTME) unit.


Diageo launches UK Pimm's Cider Cup campaign

Lucy Britner | 18 Jun 2015

Diageo is to launch an advertising campaign for its Pimm's Cider Cup brand, starting in July.


just a While Ago - On 17 June in...

Olly Wehring | 17 Jun 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Former Diageo exec joins William Grant & Sons

Olly Wehring | 17 Jun 2015

William Grant & Sons has appointed Diageo's former marketing & innovation director for Africa as its next chief marketing officer.


Australia MD latest executive to quit Diageo

Olly Wehring | 17 Jun 2015

Diageo has confirmed the pending departure of the MD of its Australian operations.


China tops Africa, says Anheuser-Busch InBev

Andy Morton | 17 Jun 2015

The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has downplayed the role of Africa in the future of beer, saying in an interview there is “way more action” in China.


just a While Ago - On 16 June in...

Olly Wehring | 16 Jun 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Diageo North America president to retire

Olly Wehring | 15 Jun 2015

The head of Diageo's operations in North America, Larry Schwartz, has confirmed his intention to retire.


just the week in - Spirits & Wine

Olly Wehring | 12 Jun 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global spirits & wine categories. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and soft drinks & bottled water.


just the week in - Soft Drinks & Bottled Water

Olly Wehring | 12 Jun 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global soft drinks & bottled water category. We are also running similar round-ups for beer and spirits & wine.


NPD - Diageo's Tanqueray Bloomsbury gin

Lucy Britner | 10 Jun 2015

Tanqueray Bloomsbury gin was inspired by a recipe created by Charles Tanqueray's son, Charles Waugh Tanqueray.

Latest blogs

Diageo's echo quotes

Olly Wehring | 5 May 2015

When it comes to market speculation, a company holds the prerogative to comment or not. Most times it is the latter, but we journalists are always grateful for any quote that we can get.


Diageo distilleries welcome you to their virtual world

Andy Morton | 23 Jan 2015

Diageo has jumped onboard Google's latest interactive maps and is opening up the virtual doors to four of its distilleries.

Company research

Diageo plc - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

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MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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