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Diageo shares falter following news of SEC inquiry Subscription

31 Jul 2015

Diageo endured another tough ride this week, but there was more positive news for Tate & Lyle


Diageo profits rise despite sales falling flat again Subscription

30 Jul 2015 | By Andrew Don

Profits have poured in at Diageo in its financial year to the end of June – up 8% before tax to £2.9bn. However, organic net sales were flat, while  volumes declined by 1% as it struggles in emerging markets continued for a third year.


Diageo to end Heineken partnership and go it alone in South Africa Subscription

28 Jul 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Diageo is selling off its stakes in a joint venture with rival drinks giant Heineken as it restructures its operations in South Africa and Namibia.

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Craft beer shops: the new-wave offie? Subscription

14 Aug 2014 | By Will Hawkes

Can the booming interest in craft beer generate enough business to create a new off-licence sector?…

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Portman Group says voluntary action is tackling alcohol abuse Subscription

16 Aug 2014 | By Sarah Hanratty

From this week’s headlines, you wouldn’t think the overwhelming majority of adults in the UK drink responsibly…

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Alcohol abuse: no harm in providing more information

16 Aug 2014 | By Adam Leyland

“Alcoholic drink pictorial health warnings a step too far but what’s the harm in providing more information?”…


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04 Dec 2014

We were surprised by the claim in The Grocer that the Responsibility Deal evaluation report is “delayed until at least 2016”…

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