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After 11 years of doing he doesn't know what, Olly Wehring's “Eureka!” moment arrived in 2003, when he decided to retrain as a journalist.
Following several freelance stints at such hallowed publications as the Sunday Times Travel Magazine, Retail Week and The Daily Mirror, Olly boarded the good ship just-drinks in October 2003 as news editor.
Within only two years, he had moved up to the position of editor – a role he has assumed ever since.
Olly likes working for just-drinks, and likes drinks.
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On 9 May, Diageo is hosting its latest Capital Markets Day for analysts and investors, in London. Ahead of the group's presentations, Anthony Bucalo, global beverages analyst at HSBC, has prepared a list of questions for the senior executive team, for what he describes as a "crucial" day for Diageo.
Edrington has unveiled a pack overhaul for its Highland Park Scotch whisky brand, with two expressions gaining "sub brand names".
Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits has posted a double-digit leap in net profits from 2016, but has seen its first quarter this year hampered by destocking.
The takeover of Christian Dior by LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton, announced yesterday, is unlikely to bring the Moet Hennessy division into play on an M&A basis, just-drinks understands.
First-quarter sales for UK soft drinks group Nichols were "in line" with expectations, but currency-related pressures are set to take their toll in 2017.
The Portman Group has recruited the head of EU & international government relations at Tesco to become its next CEO.
Diageo has readied the release of the second limited edition iteration of its Johnnie Walker Blenders' Batch portfolio.
Distell has purchased majority control of the Cruz Vodka brand, marking its entry into the white spirits segment.
Phusion Projects is targeting the shots drinking occasion with the release of three new spirits variants under its Four Loko brand name.
Heineken has reported flat volumes for the first quarter of 2017, as the brewer went up against a bumper three-month period a year ago.
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