In North America, Diageo’s biggest division, sales increased 0.1 per cent, while revenue in the European unit, which now includes Eastern Europe and Turkey, declined 1.4 per cent, missing estimates

Diageo saw organic net sales fall by 1.5 per cent in its first fiscal quarter but said it was confident of improved full-year top line growth.In an in(...)

“Brewhouse No.4” a new €169 million brewery, at St. James’s Gate, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Alarm bells were ringing at St James’s Gate yesterday as an unfortunately-timed warning alert sounded just as Taoiseach Enda Kenny was starting to spe(...)

A pedestrian passes the entrance to the Guinness brewery, operated by Diageo´,  in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Drinks giant Diageo said weakness in emerging markets including China will weigh on growth this year after reporting third-quarter sales that u(...)

Guinness parent company Diageo says China and India are “key growth engines” for the group. Photograph: Eric Luke

Guinness parent Diageo vodka, has shaken up its management team in a move that underscores its ambitions in emerging markets and lays down a ma(...)

Net sales of Guinness declined by 6 per cent in Ireland due to the warm summer

Drinks maker Diageo has reported a 1.8 per cent increase in sales for the six months to the end of December, due to strong demand in the US.The group,(...)

The chief executive of Diageo (which owns Guinness) will step down from the board at the annual meeting in September. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Diageo’s chief executive, Paul Walsh, is stepping down after 13 years at the helm of the company behind Smirnoff and Guinness. He will ma(...)