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UK/FRANCE: Diageo should buy Remy Cointreau - Deutsche Bank

8 Apr 2011

Diageo should stop waiting around for Moet Hennessy and acquire Remy Cointreau instead, Deutsche Bank analysts have said.

GLOBAL: Diageo expands Johnnie Walker F1 campaign

28 Mar 2011

Diageo is looking to build on strong momentum for Johnnie Walker by expanding a campaign based on the brand's association with Formula One racing.

Comment - Diageo's Mey Icki deal

21 Feb 2011

Diageo's deal for Mey Içki is set to mark a turnaround for the drinks giant's fortunes in Turkey's promising spirits market.

In the Spotlight - Diageo choking on Pernod Ricard's Cognac fumes?

18 Feb 2011

Pernod Ricard looks to have trounced Diageo in much of Asia and Europe in the last six months, but don't discount the Johnnie Walker distiller's tactical nous.

Comment - Spirits - Beam Global Would Help Diageo Breach the Chinese Wall

17 Feb 2011

Diageo's results last week spelt out one strong message, as far as M&A nut Richard Woodard is concerned. Let's watch him clap his hands and jump up and down as he tells us what he heard.

In the Spotlight - Diageo dangles M&A as results disappoint

11 Feb 2011

Diageo is openly seeking more acquisitions in emerging markets and might even have a pop at Jim Beam, but the bullish talk was not enough to crush investors' disappointment at the drinks giant's half-year results. Here, just-drinks examines the market reaction.

just On Call - Diageo would take a look at Beam Global

10 Feb 2011

Diageo's CEO, Paul Walsh, has said that the drinks giant would take a look at Beam Global Spirits & Wine if the business becomes available for acquisition.

UK: Diageo's H1 weakened by Europe

10 Feb 2011

Weak consumer confidence in Europe has subdued a rise in sales and profits for Diageo in its fiscal half-year.

VIETNAM: Diageo buys stake in Hanoi Liquor Joint Stock Co

26 Jan 2011

Diageo is set to increase its presence in Vietnam after agreeing to acquire almost 24% of leading local spirits group Hanoi Liquor Joint Stock Co for GBP33m (US$52.2m).

Comment - US Distillers Continue to Woo Beer Drinkers

25 Jan 2011

Spirits companies have continued to steal beer drinkers in the US over the last year, which has helped to cushion the effects of the country's weak economy.

DUBAI: Diageo plans to double Middle East business

15 Dec 2010

Diageo aims to double the size of its business in the Middle East within the next five years by selling more premium drinks in travel retail at the region's key airports.

UK: Diageo facing showdown with beer body

12 Nov 2010

Diageo will hold clear-the-air talks with the British Beer & Pub Association in the latest example of drinks industry disagreement on Government alcohol policy.

just the Round-up - The week in drinks

12 Nov 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week.

TRAVEL RETAIL: Diageo launches Johnnie Walker 21YO in India

11 Nov 2010

Diageo Global Travel and Middle East (GTME) has launched a 21 Year Old Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky exclusively at Indira Gandhi International airport’s newly opened Terminal 3.

Comment - Diageo closing in on Shuijingfang

8 Nov 2010

Diageo's bid to take control of Shui Jing Fang could set an important precedent on China's drinks market.

INDIA: Radico Khaitan seeks international drinks partners

2 Nov 2010

Radico Khaitan is in talks with international drinks companies with a view to importing and distributing new brands in the firm's native India.

just On Call - Diageo strips out supply costs for emerging market spend

25 Oct 2010

Diageo will strip more costs out of its business in recession-hit Europe and North America in order to help it invest in emerging markets like Africa, the firm's supply chief has said.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

22 Oct 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

Audio - TRAVEL RETAIL: Diageo's take on mega-premium

19 Oct 2010

Speaking exclusively to just-drinks in Cannes yesterday (19 October), Jonathan Driver, global brand ambassador for Johnnie Walker at Diageo, gives his view on the halo effect afforded to a brand by mega-premium expressions.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

15 Oct 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

In the Spotlight - Diageo Q1

15 Oct 2010

Shares in Diageo, the world's largest spirits maker slid as much as 2.2% in trading yesterday (14 October), on the release of its first quarter results.

Update - GLOBAL: Diageo's Q1 cheers analysts' spirits

14 Oct 2010

Diageo could raise its profits guidance if the Johnnie Walker distiller's trading momentum from the first quarter continues over the key Christmas period, analysts believe.

Preview - Tax Free World Association World Exhibition 2010

14 Oct 2010

We're back in Cannes next week for the TFWA World Exhibition. Ahead of the six-day travel retail trade fair, Joe Bates sets the scene on the channel, and looks at what we can expect to see in the hall.

GLOBAL: Diageo cautious despite Q1 sales rise

14 Oct 2010

Strong demand in emerging markets continued to boost Diageo's sales in the first quarter of its new fiscal year, but the Guinness brewer remains cautious on Europe and North America.

TRAVEL RETAIL: International spirits strengthen hold in travel retail - research

12 Oct 2010

International spirits brands upped their dominance of the travel retail channel last, according to recent research.

UK: Teacher's whisky targets golf fans

5 Oct 2010

Beam Global Spirits & Wine has tapped into Scotch whisky's links to golf by offering a promotion on its Teacher's brand.

TRAVEL RETAIL: Diageo's Johnnie Walker Double Black goes global

30 Sep 2010

Diageo will launch its Johnnie Walker Double Black in the global travel retail sector early next year after initial sales exceeded the firm's expectations.

GLOBAL: Diageo eyes fresh Scotch whisky distillery

29 Sep 2010

Diageo could build another major Scotch whisky distillery within the next few years if demand for its brands continues to rise in Latin America and Asia.

UK: Diageo debuts GBP40m Scotch whisky distillery

28 Sep 2010

Diageo is preparing to open the first major Scotch whisky distillery for 30 years to help the Johnnie Walker distiller cater for growing demand in emerging markets.

just the Facts: The world's top drinks brands

20 Sep 2010

Consultancy group Interbrands has published its list of the top 100 brands in the world by value. Here, just-drinks picks out the best performers from the drinks sector.








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