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  • PARIS, April 16- European stocks slipped in early trading on Thursday, halting their recent sharp rally, with shares in Diageo dropping after it posted a fall in sales. At 0707 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was down 0.3 percent at 1,645.20 points. Diageo, the world's largest spirits maker, was down 2.6 percent after saying net sales in the...

  • Drinks firms should realign to tastes: Analyst Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 2:30 AM ET
    Drinks firms should realign to tastes: Analyst

    Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, says it may be time for drinks companies like Diageo to realign their business models to meet emerging trends in developing markets.

  • Diageo quarterly sales fall Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 2:23 AM ET

    LONDON, April 16- Diageo, the world's largest spirits maker, reported slower quarterly trading on Thursday, hurt by tough comparisons in Britain and retailers reducing inventory in Southeast Asia. The quarterly report is the last of its kind for Diageo, which will do only half-year reporting from next financial year. Analysts were hoping for signs of...

  • PARIS, April 15- Rich Chinese drinkers remain a target for Remy Cointreau, though it may take 4-5 years for cognac sales in the country to return to levels hit before a crackdown on conspicuous spending in 2013, the spirits firm's new boss said. Valerie Chapoulaud-Floquet made the forecast after Remy posted a 38.7 percent jump in fourth-quarter cognac sales,...

  • ADDIS ABABA, April 1- International brewers are helping transform Ethiopia's business landscape as it slowly sells the assets of the former communist state and opens up to foreigners drawn to one of Africa's fastest growing economies. Heineken, Diageo and privately-owned Dutch brewer Bavaria, have snapped up state breweries or built new ones in the past four...

  • ADDIS ABABA, April 1- International brewers are helping transform Ethiopia's business landscape as it slowly sells the assets of the former communist state and opens up to foreigners drawn to one of Africa's fastest growing economies. Heineken, Diageo and privately-owned Dutch brewer Bavaria, have snapped up state breweries or built new ones in the past four...

  • How many calories in that shot? Now you know Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 6:01 AM ET

    Want to know how many calories are in your shot of Johnnie Walker or your pint of Guinness? You're about to find out.

  • French retailer Carrefour returning to Algeria - source Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:02 AM ET

    *Carrefour expanding in Africa through franchises, JVs. PARIS, March 19- Carrefour is preparing to return to Algeria after a six-year absence, as part of a drive to tap booming consumer demand in Africa. Rising incomes and an underdeveloped retail sector have made Africa an important new growth destination for retailers and consumer goods companies, with the...

  • In battle of the beers, this brand is tops Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 11:36 AM ET
    Samuel Adams lager

    When it comes to generating a positive perception among consumers, this brand is still the beer to beat.

  • BRUSSELS, March 6- Texas Pacific Group and Goldman Sachs have sold their remaining stake in Belgian hygiene products maker Ontex, they said in a joint statement on Friday. The diaper and incontinence products maker listed on the Brussels stock exchange in June 2014, but TPG and Goldman kept a 22 percent stake in the company through a joint investment vehicle...

  • Tracking Diageo's roadmap for growth in China Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:31 PM ET
    Tracking Diageo's roadmap for growth in China

    Sam Fischer, president, Greater China and Asia, at Diageo, outlines plans to foster sustainable growth in the Chinese market and how the drinks giant is enhancing women's role in the tourism sector.

  • *Bavaria NV to face rivals, Heineken, Diageo in Ethiopia. ADDIS ABABA, March 2- Ethiopian greenfield brewer Habesha, majority-owned by Dutch brewer Bavaria NV, said it plans to start selling beer in the second quarter of this year to tap rising domestic demand that has attracted global brands. Bavaria NV is the latest beer maker lured by Ethiopia's expanding middle...

  • This whisky bottle talks to your smartphone Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 4:47 AM ET

    Diageo is putting electronic stickers on its whiskey bottles which will be able to communicate directly with drinkers' smartphones.

  • *New Pernod CEO says U.S, China are top growth priorities. PARIS, Feb 12- French spirits group Pernod Ricard is pinning its hopes on the coming new year celebrations in China, its second-largest market, to deliver gradually improving sales this financial year and sustain profit growth. Ricard became head of Pernod Ricard at a board meeting on Wednesday, putting the...

  • PARIS, Feb 12- French spirits group Pernod Ricard on Thursday posted a flat first-half operating profit as a crackdown on extravagant spending in China and a struggling vodka market in the United States, its biggest market, held back earnings growth. In China, the group's second-largest market, sales still fell 16 percent in the first half and the upcoming...

  • *China and the United States pose challenges. PARIS, Feb 9- Alexandre Ricard becomes head of Pernod Ricard on Wednesday, putting the founding family back in charge of the world's second-largest spirits maker when growth in its two key markets has slowed. To live up to those hopes, Ricard must pep up the performance in the United States and China and has only limited...

  • Pernod scion inherits China, U.S. growth challenges Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 10:12 AM ET

    *China and the United States pose challenges. PARIS, Feb 9- Alexandre Ricard becomes head of Pernod Ricard on Wednesday, putting the founding family back in charge of the world's second-largest spirits maker when growth in its two key markets has slowed. To live up to those hopes, Ricard must pep up the performance in the United States and China and has only limited...

  • Ethiopia wants manufacturers and exporters. ADDIS ABABA, Feb 8- Chinese workers mingle with Ethiopians putting the finishing touches to a metro line that cuts through Addis Ababa, one of a series of grand state infrastructure projects that Ethiopia hopes will help it mimic Asia's industrial rise. Brought to its knees by "Red Terror" communist purges in the 1970 s...

  • TOKYO, Feb 6- Japan's Suntory Holdings Ltd aims to double revenue at its Beam spirits business to $10 billion in five years as it capitalizes on the growing popularity of drinks like whisky and bourbon and forays further into developing markets, its new president said. Suntory last year bought U.S. bourbon maker Beam for $16 billion, propelling the company to rank...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 3- Sales of distilled spirits in the United States by industry suppliers rose 4 percent in 2014 to $23.1 billion from the year earlier, driven by strong growth in brown liquors, according to an industry trade group. The Distilled Spirits Council, which represents companies like Diageo PLC, Pernod Ricard SA and Brown-Forman Corp, said overall U.S. sales...