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just The Preview - Diageo's FY preliminaries

On Thursday, Diageo will report its preliminary full-year results. Here just-drinks takes a look at how the group has fared in its final qua...

Change Your Name Before It's Too Late

Changing a company's name – or a brand's name, for that matter – is a dangerous game. But, in this Search Engine Optimisation age, sometimes...

Comment - Diageo: It's all in the timing

I'll admit to being a little perplexed following the latest announcement by Diageo: Not so much by the announcement itself, but more by its...

Time to stop boom-and-bust Scotch supply

The rise in global demand for Scotch whisky is a fantastic opportunity for distillers. But the surge has squeezed inventories dry, with an e...

Latest Interviews

just the Answer: Pernod Ricard's Nick Blacknell 14 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

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”.


Interview - Pernod Ricard Sub-Saharan Africa MD 6 Jun 2014

Olly Wehring

After 18 years in Latin America, Laurent Pillet moved to sub-Saharan Africa in 2011 to head up Pernod Ricard's operations in the region. At the French company's Capital Markets Day this week, just-drinks sat down with Pillet to discuss the past, present and future for Pernod in the region.

Latest News

Diageo bags Facebook unit boss as director 30 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has appointed a senior Facebook employee to its board as a non-executive director.


Diageo boosts exec committee 30 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo is making further changes to its executive committee, while its president for China and India is leaving the group after 19 years.


Diageo's Smirnoff Sorbet Light Extensions 30 Jul 2014

Olly Wehring

Diageo has released two further additions to its Smirnoff Sorbet Light lower-calorie portfolio in the US.


ASA bans Jägermeister TV ad 30 Jul 2014

Andy Morton

The UK's advertising authorities have black-balled a TV ad for Mast-Jägermeister's namesake brand after they ruled it associated drinking alcohol with daring behaviour.


Diageo silent over Shuijingfang writedown report 28 Jul 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo has declined to comment on reports that it is to write down the value of its stake in baijiu brand Shuijingfang.

Latest blogs

Think you know the future for rum? Join the club 9 May 2014

Andy Morton

It was the biggest swing in London since the 60s. Presented with the motion “The future for rum lies with connoisseurs not clubbers”, the audience at last night's Worshipful Company of Distillers debate looked odds-on to uphold it, after a pre-event poll showed a majority in its favour.


A Kentucky whiskey that's not a Bourbon? Only in America... 20 Mar 2014

Andy Morton

Diageo and Brown-Forman have been at loggerheads the past week over what is best for the Tennessee whiskey category.

Company research

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

Diageo plc - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Al

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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