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Diageo sales growth stalls as emerging markets weaken

31 Jul 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Weakness in emerging markets has continued to affect the performance of Diageo, which today reported a “mixed performance” in the year to 30 June. 

Gilbert Ghostine

Diageo shuffles exec team as Gilbert Ghostine departs

30 Jul 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Diageo’s long-serving senior director Gilbert Ghostine is to step down after 19 years with the drinks giant, which has announced a number of exec changes.


Diageo hires former No 10 spokeswoman

26 Jun 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Diageo has appointed a former spokeswoman for No 10 as its new global communications director.

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Hobgoblin creator turns lagerboy as craft revolution gathers pace Subscription

27 Jun 2014 | By Lorraine Mullaney

The man who developed Hobgoblin – as well as Britain’s biggest premium bottled ale brand Old Speckled Hen – has turned to …

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Tyskie is a good product and an icon of modern Britain

19 Jul 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Tyskie entering the 100 Biggest Booze Brands speaks to the massive demographic change in modern Britain…


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'Softly softly' is too slow

11 Aug 2013 | Updated: 12 Aug 2013

We at the Faculty of Public Health withdrew from the Responsibility Deal because we are dismayed and disappointed…

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