Diageo - The conundrum of the emerging markets

With European markets becalmed and continued economic uncertainty in the US, the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China have assumed even greater importance for Diageo. Richard Woodard assesses the company’s progress and prospects in the BRIC countries, in the context of Diageo’s current global performance.

Emerging markets could hold the key for Diageo

20 September 2006

With European markets becalmed and continued economic uncertainty in the US, the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China have assumed even greater importance for Diageo. Richard Woodard assesses the company’s progress and prospects in the BRIC countries, in the context of Diageo’s current global performance.

UK: US growth drives Diageo full-year profits

31 August 2006

Diageo has pointed to strong sales growth in the US and more cost-effective operations in Europe for a robust set of full-year results.

INDIA: Radico reveals Diageo venture

21 August 2006

Indian spirits group Radico Khaitan has announced a joint venture with Diageo to develop Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) brands. The deal marks Diageo’s latest attempt to develop Indian spirits brands after selling its IMFL business four years ago.

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