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just-drinks' Mergers & Acquisitions database - Jan

Here, just-drinks consolidates the M&A activity in the global drinks industry during January....

What's coming up in spirits in 2018?

Rounding off our series of category forecasts for the year ahead, white spirits commentator Richard Woodard looks at what 2018 has in store...

Ian Shackleton | 1 Mar 2018

just-drinks' resident analyst, Ian Shackleton, is back for his monthly look at the drinks industry from an investor's point of view. And, he's just in time for results season.

Ian Shackleton | 1 Feb 2018

Starting the year as he means to go on, just-drinks' resident analyst, Ian Shackleton, considers where we should put our investment spend in 2018. Ian also looks at how the analyst community is reacting to the introduction of MiFiD II and explains the reasons behind his favourite drinks category.

Lucy Britner | 29 Jan 2018

The trials and tribulations of the white spirits category proved of interest to the analyst community in their notes following the release of Diageo's first-half results. On the one hand, baijiu is having a great time in China. On the other, vodka continues to struggle in the US.

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.

Latest Interviews

Lucy Britner | 8 Mar 2018

In the same week as International Women's Day, the National Association for Female Executives named Diageo's North American unit as one of 2018's 'Top 60 Companies for Executive Women'. The news follows a raft of pledges from Diageo, through both its business and its brands, to champion equality. To mark International Women's Day, just-drinks talks to Cristina Diezhandino, Scotch category director & MD for Diageo's Reserve portfolio, about working in the whisk(e)y sectors, the future of Scotch and how bartenders are helping to propel Reserve brands.

Olly Wehring | 25 Jan 2018

On the day that Diageo released results for the first half of its fiscal-2018, just-drinks spoke to group CEO Ivan Menezes about the geopolitical issues on the horizon, Bacardi's takeover of Patron Tequila and what on earth Jane Walker will be.

Latest News

Lucy Britner | 16 Mar 2018

Diageo has lined up a new responsible drinking campaign, featuring its Captain Morgan rum brand and grime star Lady Leshurr.

Andy Morton | 15 Mar 2018

Diageo has bought Berlin vermouth-maker Belsazar in the spirits giant's first acquisition from its Distill Ventures incubator programme.

Andy Morton | 7 Mar 2018

Diageo has added another flavoured shot variant to its Captain Morgan portfolio in the US, as it looks to capitalise on outdoor summer occasions.

Lucy Britner | 6 Mar 2018

Diageo has added a new partnership to Smirnoff's ongoing 'Equalizing Music' campaign, this time with online music platform Spotify. 

Lucy Britner | 27 Feb 2018

Diageo's Global Travel Retail unit has opened a luxury retail space at Dallas Fort Worth International airport, as it looks to mentor shoppers on its portfolio.

Olly Wehring | 26 Feb 2018

Diageo has released details of a limited edition run of Johnnie Walker Black Label in the US under the name The Jane Walker.

Olly Wehring | 22 Feb 2018

Diageo has signed up to an equal opportunities initiative targeted at the advertising industry.

Lucy Britner | 15 Feb 2018

Diageo has unveiled a new campaign for its Johnnie Walker blended Scotch brand in the Indonesian market. 

Lucy Britner | 13 Feb 2018

Diageo has added a limited-edition strawberries and cream flavour to its Baileys portfolio in the US market. 

Lucy Britner | 12 Feb 2018

Diageo has redesigned the Rangpur extension of its Tanqueray gin brand as it looks to expand distribution of the iteration into new markets.

Lucy Britner | 9 Feb 2018

Diageo's North America division has appointed Nuno Teles to the role of president, Diageo Beer Co USA. 

Lucy Britner | 31 Jan 2018

Diageo has launched its first pre-mixed gin & tonic featuring the Tanqueray brand.

Lucy Britner | 29 Jan 2018

Diageo's Global Travel Retail unit has launched the first in a Forgotten Drop Series from the Glendullan distillery. 

Olly Wehring | 25 Jan 2018

Diageo has retained its mid-single-digit rate of sales increases in the first half of its fiscal-2018, with currency fluctuations hindering the group's rate of growth on a reported basis.

Andy Morton | 22 Jan 2018

Visitor numbers to Diageo's Scotch whisky distilleries jumped 15% last year as tourists took advantage of the weak Pound.

Lucy Britner | 17 Jan 2018

Diageo has refused to be drawn on reports that the company, which makes the Johnnie Walker blended Scotch whisky brand, is planning a product under the 'Jane Walker' name. 

Andy Morton | 15 Jan 2018

Diageo is moving deeper into the UK on-demand delivery market through a new partnership with Uber's food courier service, UberEats.

Lucy Britner | 12 Jan 2018

The UK's Prime Minister has outlined plans to crack down on plastics and introduce more water fountains, as part of the Government's pledge to eliminate avoidable plastic waste.

Olly Wehring | 10 Jan 2018

Diageo has launched the next expression in the Blenders’ Batch range from Johnnie Walker.

Olly Wehring | 8 Jan 2018

Diageo has confirmed its intention to run the consumer-facing International Scotch Day again this year.

Lucy Britner | 3 Jan 2018

Diageo has withdrawn its entire advertising presence from social media app Snapchat, after the UK's advertising watchdog banned a Captain Morgan rum campaign for appealing to under-age drinkers.

Andy Morton | 21 Dec 2017

Diageo has launched a cocktail-making app on Amazaon's Alexa platform to join a growing number of alcohol producers using the voice-enabled technology.

Latest blogs

Andy Morton | 27 Apr 2017

Paul Walsh just can't stay away from the drinks industry.

Andy Morton | 21 Oct 2015

just-drinks is in Cannes this week the Tax Free World Association show. Here's the second part of Andy Morton's blog, which will keep you up-to-date at one of the most important dates in the Travel Retail calendar.

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