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Interview, Part 2: Diageo NA’s Deirdre Mahlan And James Thompson

In the second part of our interview with Diageo NA president Deirdre Mahlan and James Thompson, the conversation touches on the solid gains occurring across Diageo’s portfolio of whiskies, as well as the resurgence of Captain Morgan and plans to reinvigorate the company’s key vodka brands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 14, 2018

Leading Vodka Brands Reload To Take On Tito’s Challenge

Even as consumers continue to gravitate toward brown spirits, vodka remains the spirits industry’s undisputed champion, accounting for roughly one-third of the total market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 9, 2018

Top 25 Spirits Brands Post Impressive Rise In 2017

While the U.S. spirits market is seeing increased contributions from craft and boutique offerings, early results for calendar year 2017 show that the industry’s major players remain very much in charge. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 2, 2018

Whiskies, Tequila Drive Gains As Diageo Looks To 2018

After posting an acceleration in top-line growth in the key North American market over the past year, Diageo is looking to bolster its core stable of brands and stoke the progress of growth players like Bulleit, Buchanan’s and Don Julio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 5, 2017

Diageo Sees Mid-Single-Digit Growth Continuing Over The Next Two Years

In a trading update today ahead of its annual general meeting, Diageo forecast that its overall sales would continue to rise at mid-single-digit rates through June 2019, although it warned that growth might be slower in the latter part of this calendar year due to headwinds in China and India. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 20, 2017

Diageo Rises In First Half On Strong U.S. Sales Growth

Diageo achieved solid sales growth in the U.S. market in the first half of its fiscal year, driven by significant progress for its top whisk(e)y brands. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 26, 2017

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