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• Diageo unveils new business unit to focus on high potential brands

Diageo unveils new business unit to focus on high potential brands

UK based global spirits group Diageo has launched Catalyst, a stand-alone group within its commercial organization. The new group will focus exclusively on the company‚Äôs high potential brands. The Catalyst brand portfolio will include the global spirit major’s collection of single malts, Tanqueray, Sterling Vodka, Pimms, Moon Mountain Vodka, Myers’s Rum, Rumple Minz and Goldschlager. […]

• Craft Beer Biz Going Through Growing Pains. Is It Now Just About The $$?

Craft Beer Biz Going Through Growing Pains. Is It Now Just About The $$?

The latest buzz bubbling up from the craft-beer world comes as a mixed blessing. The good news: The industry not only survived the catastrophic global recession, it actually grew, Motley Fool reports. Seems when purse strings get pinched, the economically downtrodden in America choose quality over quantity when self-medicating. While the BudMillerCoors Goliaths saw sales […]

• Diageo Buys Stake in Halico/Hanoi

Diageo Buys Stake in Halico/Hanoi

Diageo PLC (DGE.LN), a premium drinks business, said Wednesday that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Hanoi Liquor Joint Stock Company in Vietnam. MAIN FACTS: -In addition, Diageo has agreed to acquire a 23.6% stake in Halico from VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Ltd, for GBP33 million. -As Halico’s strategic partner, Diageo will […]