Ivan Menezes, Diageo CEO, weighs in on consumer consumption of distilled spirits as whisky sales remain strong and flavored vodka sales slip.» Read More
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LONDON, Dec 17- Alcoholic drinks maker Diageo forecast flat sales for the first half of its financial year in the United States, its biggest and most profitable market, after demand over Thanksgiving fell short of its hopes. Part of the reason for the weaker performance is that Diageo is more heavily discounting Smirnoff vodka in the United States as it aims to...