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How Diageo reduced risk in Asia

Strategy June 20, 2014<p>strategic insight | Logistics Network Design<p><b>By tailoring its supply chain strategy for specific product segments, the global</b> …

Get ready to pay more for whiskey soon thanks to this merger

International mergers and acquisitions may not be your thing, but if you drink whiskey (and especially if you drink whisky) Diageo's successful bid on June 18 to purchase a majority share in the Indian company United Spirits is a huge deal. Not so much because you are likely to start drinking …

Diageo Tweaks Recruitment Approach to Retain Talent Amid Job Cuts

The global recruitment chief of drink making giant Diageo has revealed that the maker of Guinness and Bailey's is tweaking its hiring programme, and …

Sean 'Diddy' Combs buys premium tequila brand DeLeon with Diageo

The rapper will own 50% of the brand with the British drinks giant holding the rest<p>Sean Combs, the US rapper, record producer and entrepreneur who has gone by the names Puff Daddy, P. Diddy and Diddy, has bought Hollywood's favourite tequila brand DeLeon in partnership with British drinks …

Diageo dips ahead of update amid bid speculation

City firm says Jack Daniels maker would make a good fit from UK drinks giant<p><b>Diageo</b> has dipped around 1% ahead of a trading update next week, amid speculation it could be on the acquisition trail.<p>Japan's Suntory recently announced a deal to buy bourbon maker Jim Beam, and there had been some …

Diageo sales slowed by emerging markets weakness

China sales of Shui Jing Fang plunge after Beijing clamps down on spending by officials to ease unrest about corruption<p>Weakness in emerging markets slowed sales at Diageo, the drinks company that makes Guinness and Johnnie Walker whisky, in the final three months of 2013.<p>Diageo said sales rose 1.8% …

Blog Archive » Diageo and WORLD DUTY FREE GROUP launch JOHNNIE WALKER® EXPLORERS’ CLUB COLLECTION concept store in Heathrow – Scotch Whisky News - whisky industry press releases, newsletters, events, tasting notes, bottlings and comments.

<b>Diageo and</b> <b>WORLD DUTY FREE GROUP launch JOHNNIE WALKER® EXPLORERS’ CLUB COLLECTIONTM concept store in Heathrow</b> <b></b><p><i>Alexander Walker’s Travellers’ Room</i> …

Whisky maker Diageo fears impact of Scottish independence

Ivan Menezes stresses importance of whisky industry being in EU, but accepts firm will have to stay in Scotland regardless<p>The boss of Diageo, which controls 40% of Scotch whisky production, has said that conflicts over currency and new tax arrangements after Scottish independence could damage one …

Live Social Media TV Offers Behavioral Data

ABC premiered #RisingStar Sunday night and generated more than 1 million app downloads, and there is more to this innovation than television finally moving beyond the simple hashtag for live programs.<p>Users connected either a Facebook or Twitter account to activate the application during the …

Nest reveals tie-ups with Jawbone, Mercedes and others

<b>Google's Nest division is to allow its "smart" thermostats and smoke alarms to communicate with third party products.</b><p>Initial tie-ups include letting Mercedes cars and Jawbone Up wristbands turn the heating on, and allowing Lifx's wi-fi connected light bulbs to flash red if smoke is detected.<p>Nest's …

Home Automation

Nestle's working on a kitchen appliance that creates custom vitamin cocktails

If Nestlé's new "Iron Man" project ends up a success, your morning routine could go like this: 1.) Take a shower. 2.) Eat breakfast. 3.) Brew your very own vitamin supplements. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences is developing a device (possibly like its Nespresso …

Starbucks' plan to roll out wireless phone chargers is just a big fat ad for Powermat & Duracell

Starbucks plans to roll out wireless smartphone chargers across its U.S. stores, the company shared yesterday.<p>But what looks like an incredible convenience for smartphone touting Iced White Chocolate Mocha drinkers is actually just an ad for Powermat, Duracell, and the firms’ Power Matters Alliance.<p>…

Target CEO Fired - Can You Be Fired If Your Company Is Hacked?

A common perspective is that cyber security is primarily the responsibility of the IT department. If a data breach incident occurred, the senior IT executive was the only one to take the fall, and usually only if there was incompetence involved vs. simply bad luck.<p><i>Legally required disclosure</i> …

That Time McDonald’s Launched A Digital Incubator in Silicon Valley

The fast food joint with over 300 billion served just opened shop in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. The twist is they’re making digital products, not hamburgers.<p>The company’s tech hub at 658 Market Street has reportedly already hired a few engineers from PayPal, Facebook, AOL and Yahoo – …