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Richard Woodard | 19 Nov 2018

In late-July, Diageo released its full-year results for fiscal-2018. The group saw its sales in the 12 months to the end of June rise by 5% in organic terms on the year-prior. Here, just-drinks picks through Diageo's performance over the past five years for the trends set to affect the group, specifically, and the global spirits category, more broadly.

Olly Wehring | 25 Jan 2018

In late-January, Diageo announced results for the first half of its fiscal-2018. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's sales performance by region in the six months to the end of December. All figures are on an organic basis.

Richard Woodard | 8 Nov 2017

Following on from just-drinks' analysis of Diageo's performance over the last five years, spirits commentator Richard Woodard considers the takeaways for the wider spirits industry.

Olly Wehring | 27 Apr 2017

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.

Latest Interviews

Lucy Britner | 1 Dec 2016

Sanford Bernstein analyst Trevor Stirling is no stranger to the drinks industry. Having spent the late ‘90s as strategic planning director for Guinness Ireland, he then took on the role of packaged trade director at the company. He followed that by starting his own private-client wine merchant. In 2004, Stirling became an analyst at Bernstein, where he covers the major European brewing and spirits companies. Here, he talks to just-drinks about the role of an analyst, and how he sees the future of the drinks industry shaping up.

Olly Wehring | 27 Apr 2012

Earlier this year, just-drinks sat down with David Gates, the global category director of whisk(e)y at Diageo, to talk about Johnnie Walker, Formula One, Scotch and the other whisk(e)y sub-categories.

Latest News

Olly Wehring | 4 Jun 2018

Diageo has lined up the third expression in the 'Noble Collection' of its Crown Royal Canadian whisky in the US.

Lucy Britner | 23 May 2018

Diageo has lined up a limited edition whisky under its Crown Royal brand. Crown Royal Mesquite combines the smoky flavour of Texas mesquite wood with Crown Royal De Luxe.

Lucy Britner | 18 Dec 2017

Diageo has released a Canadian whisky under its Orphan Barrel Whiskey Distilling Co brand. 

Lucy Britner | 16 Oct 2017

Diageo has lined up a new campaign for its Crown Royal whisky brand in the US, in collaboration with actor and comedian JB Smoove. 

Olly Wehring | 11 Sep 2017

Diageo’s US division has started airing a television advert in the country for its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand, encouraging consumers to consume alcohol in moderation and to stay hydrated.

Olly Wehring | 10 May 2017

Diageo has confirmed it is not looking to expand the flavour extensions of its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand beyond the existing pair in North America.

Lucy Britner | 30 Nov 2016

Diageo has launched a new advertising initiative for its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand in the US market. 

Lucy Britner | 6 Oct 2016

Diageo has added a vanilla-flavoured whisky to its Crown Royal range.

Lucy Britner | 6 Oct 2015

Diageo claims to be the first alcohol company to include a serving facts panel on its spirits packaging in the US.

Lucy Britner | 11 Aug 2015

Rye whiskey volumes have grown more than 500% in the last five years, according to figures from the US Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS).

Olly Wehring | 11 May 2015

Diageo has released the first blended rye whisky from its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand.

Olly Wehring | 8 Apr 2015

Late last month, the 15th annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition took place. Last week, the list of Best in Show awards was released. Here is part one of the full list of winners.

James Wilmore | 26 Jan 2015

Diageo is aiming to grow five of its smaller brands in the UK after signing new distribution agreements with Marblehead and Catalyst Brands.

James Wilmore | 18 Dec 2014

Diageo has claimed victory in a legal battle with Mexcor over its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand.

James Wilmore | 7 Jan 2014

Diageo has said it is hoping to “work together” with a union at one its Canadian bottling plants as the threat of a strike looms.

Andy Morton | 22 Nov 2013

Diageo has launched a powerful new anti-drink driving film, tied to its Johnnie Walker brand.

Andy Morton | 21 Nov 2013

Three Diageo brands are set for new campaigns after the group signed a “multi-year” deal with the NBA to be the US basketball league's exclusive spirits partner.

James Wilmore | 20 Nov 2013

Diageo is set to bolster its interest in Bourbon with new premium launches, but the group's CEO has not ruled out acquisitions in the thriving, wider category.

James Wilmore | 4 Nov 2013

Big brands across all alcohol categories in the US have lost combined share in the on-trade this year, with top-selling beers suffering the most as new products have proliferated, according to latest figures.

Olly Wehring | 18 Apr 2013

Diageo has highlighted slowing growth in two important emerging markets in its third quarter, but sales in the year-to-date remain in line with expectations.

James Wilmore | 28 Mar 2013

Diageo has launched a lawsuit that accuses a rival of copying the packaging of its Crown Royal Canadian whisky brand.

Ian Buxton | 21 Mar 2013

Diageo has distanced itself from entering the 'flavoured' Scotch whisky arena, as Bacardi readies a honey-”infused” expression of its Dewar's Scotch brand.

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