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18 pitch decks that startups used to raise millions to disrupt media and advertising

Toch.ai Investors are pouring money into advertising, media, and marketing startups. They're trying to capitalize on changing consumer habits, marketers' need to see their ads are working, and more. Check out these 18 pitches to see how these startups sold their visions to VCs and other investors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Investors are pouring money into startups that are trying to disrupt advertising, media, and marketing.Insider has been tracking these st...
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Ad agencies are becoming increasingly emboldened to slam Facebook

Hello and welcome back to Insider Advertising, your weekly look at the biggest stories and trends affecting Madison Avenue and beyond. I'm Lara O'Reilly, Insider's media and advertising editor. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Happy Q4 to you and yours. Wishing you good tidings, and may you deplete your annual marketing budget freely and avoid any major platform outages.Before you fire up the DSP, let's get you up to speed with this week's biggest advertising news:T...
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Diageo to Invest $500 Million in Tequila Production in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - British beverage company Diageo said on Thursday it will invest $500 million to increase its tequila production capacity in...
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Diageo Sees Boost to Margins as Bars, Restaurants Open

(Reuters) -Johnnie Walker whisky maker Diageo Plc said on Thursday its new financial year was off to a "strong start" and forecast a boost to...
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Diageo Opens Its First Carbon Neutral Plant in Kentucky

Spirits producer Diageo has opened its first carbon neutral distillery in Kentucky.
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Diageo CMO on Johnnie Walker Princes Street, Digital Transformation and Working With Ryan Reynolds

It's the last week before the Johnnie Walker Princes Street experience is set to open in Edinburgh and Diageo chief marketing officer Cristina Diezhandino has spent the last couple of days camped there for the preview tours. Meeting Adweek in the main top floor lounge, which includes a view of the castle as well as...
Tags: General, Advertising, Diageo, Edinburgh, Ryan Reynolds, Leadership & Talent, Business of Marketing, Diageo CMO, Cristina Diezhandino


17 pitch decks that startups trying to disrupt media and advertising used to raise millions from investors

Jeffrey Nicholson Tracer Investors are pouring money into advertising, media, and marketing startups. They're trying to capitalize on changing consumer habits, marketers' need to see their ads are working, and more. Check out these 17 pitches to see how these startups sold their visions to VCs and other investors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Investors are pouring money into startups that are trying to disrupt advertising, media, and marketing.Insider has been t...
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16 pitch decks that startups trying to disrupt media and advertising used to raise millions from investors

Restream cofounders Andrew Surzynskyi and Alex Khuda. Restream Investors are pouring money into advertising, media, and marketing startups. They're trying to capitalize on changing consumer habits, marketers' need to see their ads are working, and more. Check out these 16 pitches to see how these startups sold their visions to VCs and other investors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Investors are pouring money into startups that are trying to disrupt advertising, m...
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Government urged to ‘get a handle’ on supply chain crisis

Chair of commission scrutinising post-Brexit trade deals says ministers must act now to get shelves stocked for ChristmasThe government is being urged to “get a handle” on the supply chain crisis, as the chair of a cross-party commission created to scrutinise the UK’s post-Brexit trade deals said ministers need to act now to avoid empty shelves in the run-up to Christmas.“Red tape and labour shortages from Brexit have exacerbated problems that are being acutely felt across production, processing...
Tags: UK, Coca-cola, Diageo, European Union, UK News, Food & drink industry, Mcdonald's, Brexit, Aodhan Connolly, UK Trade and Business Commission


15 pitch decks that startups looking to disrupt media and advertising used to raise millions

Restream cofounders Andrew Surzynskyi and Alex Khuda. Restream Investors are pouring money into advertising, media, and marketing startups. They're trying to capitalize on changing consumer habits, marketers' need to see their ads are working, and more. Check out these 15 pitches to see how these startups sold their visions to VCs and other investors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Investors are pouring money into startups that are trying to disrupt advertising, m...
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Johnnie Walker Princes Street: Diageo's new whisky visitor attraction opens in Edinburgh

Diageo's new eight-floor Johnnie Walker Princes Street has taken more than four years of construction.
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Lone River Launches First National Ad Campaign, Starring Yellowstone’s Ryan Bingham

Lone River Ranch Water, acquired six months ago by liquor giant Diageo, launches its first national advertising this week as the tequila-inspired hard-seltzer competitor has expanded its distribution to nearly every U.S. state. The young brand, founded by a former account director at creative agency Anomaly, puts riding, roping, cowboys, cowgirls, country music and decorated...
Tags: Advertising, Diageo, Beer, Yellowstone, Food & Beverage, Ryan Bingham, AdWeek Instagram, Spirits & Cannabis, Lone River Ranch Water


Diageo Hires UK Cabinet Strategy Lead Giles Hedger to Head Consumer Planning

Global drinks brand owner Diageo has hired former M&C Saatchi London CEO, Giles Hedger, as its global consumer planning director, joining from the U.K. cabinet office where he was strategy lead. Hedger took over the role from Andrew Geoghegan who joined PZ Cussons, the owner of Carex and St. Tropez, in the newly created job...
Tags: Advertising, Diageo, Beer, Pz Cussons, St Tropez, Carex, Saatchi London, Hedger, Leadership & Talent, Giles Hedger, Spirits & Cannabis, Diageo Hires UK Cabinet, Andrew Geoghegan


Food prices are on the rise. From ice cream, beer, and coffee here are some of the latest products to receive a price bump

Tom Werner/Getty Images Food prices are on the rise again, as major companies struggle to combat surging transportation costs. Nestle and Unilever have hiked prices across several popular brands to maintain profit margins. The rise in commodity costs is showing no signs of easing in the coming months. See more stories on Insider's business page. Top food and beverage companies are set to hike prices even higher after already initiating an increase in product costs earlier this year. U...
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Food prices are on the rise. From ice cream to tequila, beer, and coffee here are some of the latest products to receive a price bump

Tom Werner/Getty Images Food prices are on the rise again, as major companies struggle to combat surging transportation costs. Nestle and Unilever have hiked prices across several popular brands to maintain profit margins. The rise in commodity costs is showing no signs of easing in the coming months. See more stories on Insider's business page. Top food and beverage companies are set to hike prices even higher after already initiating an increase in product costs earlier this year. U...
Tags: Europe, News, China, US, Trends, Diageo, Unilever, Bloomberg, Budweiser, Retail, Inflation, Brazil, North America, General Mills, Tequila, Nestle


Spirits Maker Diageo's Sales Exceed Estimates on Strong U.S. Demand

By Siddharth Cavale(Reuters) -Spirits group Diageo reported on Thursday a better-than-expected rise in full-year organic net sales growth, as North...
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Diageo Organic Sales Blow Past Estimates on Strong U.S. Demand

(Reuters) - Spirits group Diageo on Thursday reported a better-than-expected rise in full-year organic net sales growth, helped by the reopening of...
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Exxon Mobil Appoints Former Diageo Executive as Finance Head

(Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday it appointed former Diageo Plc and United Airlines executive Kathryn Mikells as chief financial officer...
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Diageo’s Virtual Platform Explores the Relationship Between Drinks and Tech

In the world of virtual and hybrid events, interaction and engagement are challenges for brands wanting to engage the audience of potential consumers. To overcome that challenge, Diageo has begun an online initiative that includes online cocktail-making and the ability to help find the right cocktail in partnership with Pinterest. Leveraging AR technology, the Taste...
Tags: Technology, Advertising, Diageo, Food & Beverage, Emerging Tech


Ryan Reynolds Explains the Sale and Future of His Agency, Maximum Effort

Ever since Maximum Effort Marketing launched in 2018, the agency has helped fuel the growth of co-founder Ryan Reynolds' investments--such as Aviation Gin, which he sold to Diageo in 2020 for more than $600 million. This week, the agency itself became an acquisition target, with performance TV platform MNTN adding Maximum Effort Marketing as its...
Tags: Advertising, Diageo, Mergers & Acquisitions, Ryan Reynolds, The Future of Agencies, Maximum Effort Marketing


Teenagers drank more than $17 billion worth of alcohol in 2016, a new study finds. Here's why experts worry that COVID-19 has fueled the fire of underage drinking.

Experts fear that the COVID-19 pandemic has fanned the flames of underage alcohol consumption. Vincent Besnault A study found that young people in the US consumed more than $17 billion worth of alcohol in 2016. One study author named hard seltzers as one driver of underage alcohol consumption. A psychiatrist told Insider that the pandemic has exacerbated alcohol consumption among youth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Underage youths consumed nearly one-tenth of all the al...
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Diageo is NFL’s first liquor sponsor in landmark deal

 The maker of Smirnoff and Crown Royal has broken through another spirits marketing barrier.  
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Alcohol beverage companies made an estimated $17.5 billion on underage drinking in 2016, study says

Alcohol beverage companies made an estimated $17.5 billion on sales of beer and liquor consumed by underage American youth in 2016, a new study found, with three companies -- AB Inbev, Molson Coors and Diageo -- accounting for nearly half of teen consumption.
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Brazil Supreme Court allows Copa America to go ahead

Brasília (AFP) – Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday the country can host the Copa America despite the coronavirus pandemic, clearing the way for the troubled football tournament to go ahead in three days. With voting still under way in an extraordinary virtual session, a majority of the high court’s 11 justices have decided against plaintiffs who argued the South American championships posed an unacceptable health risk. Various judges however ordered the government to take additional safety ...
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Alcohol companies earned billions from underage drinking in 2016

Underage youth consumed $17.5 billion worth, or 8.6 percent, of the alcoholic drinks sold in 2016. Products from three alcohol companies - AB Inbev, MillerCoors and Diageo - accounted for nearly half of youth consumption, according to a new study from researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins and Boston University.
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Inside Diageo’s $210 Million Investment in Scotland’s Johnnie Walker Brand Experience

This summer, as tourism is set to slowly return to Scotland, whisky brand Johnnie Walker will invite consumers to come walk with it in the heart of the country's capital when it opens the doors of its long-awaited $210 million (150 million pounds) visitor's center brand experience. While the finishing touches are still being added...
Tags: Scotland, Advertising, Diageo, Food & Beverage, Johnnie Walker, Experiential, Travel & Transportation


Diageo opens ‘Collaboration Center’ to improve the consumer experience

The space at the company’s offices will be used to identify touch points with customers, distributors and agencies.
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Diageo Opens a New Data Facility to Keep Pace With a Changing Alcohol Industry

Staying on top of what shoppers want is a difficult task for any corporation, but spirits maker Diageo hopes its latest investment will help it do just that. Today, the London-based company behind Smirnoff, Crown Royal and Don Julio is unveiling a new facility dedicated to examining consumer behavior and generating industry insights to better...
Tags: London, Advertising, Diageo, Beer, Don Julio, Data & Insights, Spirits & Cannabis, Smirnoff Crown Royal


Diageo Opens a Data-Based ‘Collaboration Center’ to Keep Pace With a Changing Alcohol Industry

Staying on top of what shoppers want is a difficult task for any corporation, but spirits maker Diageo hopes its latest investment will help it do just that. Today, the London-based company behind Smirnoff, Crown Royal and Don Julio is unveiling a new facility dedicated to examining consumer behavior and generating industry insights to better...
Tags: London, Advertising, Diageo, Beer, Don Julio, Data & Insights, Spirits & Cannabis, Smirnoff Crown Royal


Diageo Acquires Another Ready-to-Drink Alcohol Brand Loyal 9

Diageo, the spirits giant behind Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal and Don Julio, has purchased ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktail brand Loyal 9 from Sons of Liberty Spirits Company. Top line Founded in 2018, Loyal 9 is a vodka-based beverage that comes in flavors such as lemonade, mixed berry lemonade and watermelon lemonade. Diageo paid for the acquisition...
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