At a Jameson factory dating from the 18th century near Ireland’s Cork, the world’s biggest Irish whiskey producer has staked its future in a new facility with three shiny stills used to produce spirits.
Some companies use in-home shopping parties to get customers to spend on items like jewelry and Tupperware in the company of friends -- and a lot of alcohol. Diageo Plc is going straight to the fun by shipping liquor and bartenders to clients’ living rooms.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA, the world’s largest luxury goods company, reported its fastest fashion and leather-goods revenue growth in two years, cushioning an unexpected decline in quarterly alcohol sales.
Diageo Plc’s United Spirits Ltd. is holding talks to sell the Whyte & Mackay spirits business to Alliance Global Group Inc., the Philippines-based owner of Emperador brandy, people familiar with the process said.