diageo news


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.

Scotch whisky

Diageo sheds 200 UK jobs in cost-cutting drive

10 Jun 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Diageo has cut around 200 jobs in the UK as part of its cost-cutting exercise.

Whyte and Mackay Scotch whisky

Emperador Distillers buys Whyte & Mackay from USL

12 May 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Philippines-based spirits business Emperador is looking to grow its global distribution after acquiring Scotch whisky brand Whyte & Mackay for £430m.

Biggest booze brands 2014

Britain's 100 Biggest Alcohol Brands 2014 Subscription

22 Jul 2014 | By Rob Brown

Our 2014 survey of Britain’s Biggest Alcohol Brands shows we are drinking more and paying more for the pleasure. But is the value and volume turnaround sustainable, or was it just generated by 2013’s heatwave?

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Branching Out - Britain's Biggest Alcohol Brands

Alcohol market sees shoppers shift towards premium products

20 Jul 2014 | By Helen Stares

The 2014 edition of Britain’s Biggest Alcohol Brands is out this week and there’s plenty to celebrate…

beer and cider

Price wars and The Budget: good news for consumers

22 Mar 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Who stands to lose most from this price war isn’t yet clear…


What will the new organic report, which says organic food is healthier, do for sales?

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Duty stamps still on table

01 Sep 2013

As an interested party in the debate on duty fraud may I heartily support the FWD’s view about endorsement…

There's more to the US craft beer decline than meets the eye

01 Sep 2013

There’s been a dramatic fall in UK imports of American craft beers…

'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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