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Diageo’s First Half Profit Falls By 18% As Most Top Brands Suffer Sales Declines

Diageo’s net profit fell by 18% in its fiscal first half (ended December 31, 2014), as the drinks giant’s North American sales slipped by 2% and its struggles in Asia continued. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 29, 2015

Rum’s Top Players Launch Wave Of New Products To Revitalize The Category

After expanding by more than 50% from 2000-2010, the U.S. rum market has struggled to achieve consistent growth in recent years. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 14, 2014

News Briefs for May 21, 2014

•Diageo’s Captain Morgan rum has introduced a new limited edition. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 21, 2014

Diageo Files Lawsuit Against Heaven Hill’s Admiral Nelson In Canada

Diageo has filed a lawsuit against Heaven Hill in Canada, accusing Heaven Hill’s Admiral Nelson’s rum brand of infringing on Diageo’s Captain Morgan trademark. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 27, 2014

Captain Morgan Takes Aim At Bacardi With New White Rum

Over the past few years Bacardi has been challenging fellow rum behemoth Captain Morgan in the Captain’s core spiced segment with a newcomer, a spiced rum called Bacardi OakHeart. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 6, 2014

Tougher Global Conditions Slow Diageo’s First Half Results, But U.S. Delivers 6% Growth

Challenging conditions in key emerging markets like China tempered Diageo’s results for the six months through December, its fiscal first half, but a robust 6% advance in the U.S. market helped its overall net sales rise 2% to £5.9 billion ($9.7b) for the period. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 30, 2014

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