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United Spirits' short-term pain, but future rosy

Finally, after a near four-month delay United Spirits reported its full-year results today....

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...

Campari CEO silent on Whyte & Mackay bid

Gruppo Campari's CEO has sidestepped questions over a possible swoop for Whyte & Mackay (W&M), insisting the company will first focus on ass...

Will Diageo's White Rum Foray Prompt Bacardi Buys?

The launch of the latest addition to the white rum category will have some folk in Bermuda and Miami in a bit of a flap at the moment, I ima...

Latest Interviews

Interview - CEO of Brown-Forman - Part II 18 Dec 2012

Ben Cooper

In the first part of just-drinks' interview with Paul Varga, the CEO of Brown-Forman discussed the company's portfolio and prospects in emerging markets. In this second - and final - part, Varga details the company's take on the mergers & acquisitions scene in the global spirits industry, and the roll of innovation as an alternative to M&A.


The just-drinks Interview - Whyte & Mackay 21 Jan 2010

just-drinks.com editorial team

In the first just-drinks interview of 2010, we sit down with John Beard, CEO of Whyte & Mackay, and ask him about his first nine months in the hotseat, his company's relationship with its Indian owners and where he sees opportunity for growth going forward. Go on, take a guess.

Latest News

Diageo's United Spirits sees H1 losses of US$13.5m 14 Nov 2014

James Wilmore

United Spirits, the Diageo-controlled Indian drinks firm, has remained in the red in its half-year despite a rise in second-quarter volumes and sales.


just a While Ago - On 7 November in... 7 Nov 2014

Olly Wehring

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


United Spirits seals Whyte & Mackay sale 31 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

United Spirits, the Diageo-controlled Indian drinks firm, has today completed the sale of Whyte & Mackay to Emperador Inc for GBP430m (US$729m) after clearing regulatory hurdles.


just a While Ago - On 23 October in... 23 Oct 2014

Olly Wehring

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


Smirnoff Ice gets India launch 22 Oct 2014

James Wilmore

Diageo is looking to crack India's RTD market with the launch of Smirnoff Ice and its stronger variant, Smirnoff Black, in the country.

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