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From PSAs to Twitch, Feeding America tries to make non-profit marketing stand out

When Catherine Davis joined the largest U.S. hunger-relief organization, Feeding America, she was struck by the reactions people had to the issue. “I thought: OK, so everybody is going to want to help people that are hungry, and in fact, that’s not true,” says Davis, the non-profit’s chief marketing and communications officer. “People have a lot of biases.” Davis has used her background on the corporate side, both at agencies including Leo Burnett and marketers such as Diageo, to get the i...
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Diageo submits plans to revive Port Ellen Distillery

Diageo wants to restore whisky production at Port Ellen on Islay as part of a £35m investment programme.
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Live Nation Reports Strong Revenue Gains

Live Nation hit the ground running in the first quarter of 2019, with strong gains in revenue and adjusted operating income for the period.  First quarter financial filings show revenue of $1.7 Billion, up 17% from the same period in 2018. During the same period, they recorded record adjusted operating income of $115 million, and are on track to deliver double-digit AOI growth for upcoming quarters, and the full year, the company said. The company concert division reported that 15 mill...
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Whisky tourist site set to go ahead at former Frasers store in Edinburgh

Drinks giant Diageo's plans for the former House of Fraser building in Edinburgh are due to be passed next week.
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Amazon and YouTube call a truce on streaming video, but face off over music: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for “Ad Age” under “Skills” in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today Amazon and YouTube both just announced that they’re launching ad-supported music-streaming services designed to work on their respective smart-speaker devices. The Amazon announcement wasn’t exactly a surprise--last Friday Billboard had a s...
Tags: Google, Amazon, New York, Pinterest, Zen, Washington Post, Youtube, Advertising, Diageo, Bloomberg, Chromecast, Netflix, Pandora, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Andrew Cuomo

Anomaly wins Johnnie Walker global account

Anomaly has regained the Johnnie Walker global creative account from 72andSunny. Other agencies believed to be pitching the business included Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam and London-based Lucky Generals. Anomaly is expected to run the account from its London office. “We can confirm that we have extended our relationship with Anomaly, who will now be our global agency for Johnnie Walker as we continue to evolve this iconic global brand,” a brand representative said in an emailed statement. ...
Tags: London, Advertising, Diageo, Diego, BBH, MDC, Johnnie Walker, MDC Partners, Wieden Kennedy Amsterdam, Lucky Generals Anomaly

Ad Age 2019 A-List No. 8: Anomaly

When it rains it pours at Anomaly. Not just in new wins or the evolution of its internal culture. Last summer it happened quite literally: On June 28, the 15 thousand-gallon water tower perched atop Anomaly’s offices in New York’s SoHo neighborhood burst an elbow pipe and flooded the agency’s tenth and eleventh floors.  Nimble by design, the agency innovated on the fly: The two floors were evacuated for months, with 110 employees displaced. About half the staff was able to find a space on other...
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Wieden & Kennedy takes top honors at Ad Age's 2019 A-List & Creativity Awards

For the second year in a row, Wieden & Kennedy took the highest honor at Ad Age's A-List & Creativity Awards Gala. The event was held at Cipriani 42nd Street in Manhattan Monday night. See all of the 2019 A-List & Creativity Awards winners here. The agency topped Ad Age’s annual A-List on the strength of culture-leading campaigns for Nike, KFC, Bud Light and OkCupid and strong revenue growth in its New York office. Its work with the sportwear brand for the 30th anniversary of “Just Do It” fea...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, New York, Nbc, Australia, Advertising, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Los Angeles, Chobani, Nike, Diageo, Netflix, Brooklyn, New York Times, Manhattan

Guinness maker Diageo removes plastic from multipacks

Cans of the famous Irish stout will now come in recyclable cardboard packs.
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Guinness maker Diageo removes plastic from multipacks

Cans of the famous Irish stout will now come in recyclable cardboard packs.
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City snapshot: Tesco profits surge as turnaround nears completion - The Grocer

City snapshot: Tesco profits surge as turnaround nears completion   The Grocer Tesco beat analyst expectations to deliver a 29% surge in pre-tax profits, Diageo and Greggs add non-executive directors and the rest of the news from the City.
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Diageo submits plans to 'transform' two distilleries

Diageo aims to upgrade visitor facilities at two distilleries as part of a Scotch whisky tourism drive.
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Valar Morgiftis: The Best Gifts for Game of Thrones Fans

Winter is coming. No, wait, winter is here. No, that happened already: winter is here and so are tons of magic frozen zombies. Yeah, that’s the one. Anyway, here are some gifts for Game of Thrones fans! The final, climactic season of HBO’s smash hit fantasy series is almost upon us. If you’re looking for some gifts to give a die-hard fan on your way to a weekly watch party, we have you covered. The choices below range in both price and application (hint: don’t buy whiskey for alcoholics and don...
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Pops launches Gordon's Gin-infused popsicles - The Spirits Business

Pops launches Gordon's Gin-infused popsicles   The Spirits Business Adult ice lolly manufacturer Pops has partnered with Diageo to release Gordon's Gin-infused popsicles. Gordon's-infused Pops join the brand's Bellini- and ...
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PE-backed Tilray taps Pucher as chief corporate development officer

Tilray, a Nanaimo, British Columbia-based cannabis researcher, cultivator, producer and distributor, has named Andrew Pucher as chief corporate development officer. Previously, Pucher worked at Goldman Sachs where he was a managing director and most recently served as head of Canadian diversified investment banking. Tilray is a portfolio company of Seattle-based cannabis private equity firm Privateer Holdings. PRESS RELEASE NANAIMO, B.C. – Today, Tilray, Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY), a global pioneer in c...
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Workday aiming for $10 billion in annual revenue

Last December, in a large building resembling a warehouse in the Bay Area suburb of Pleasanton, 2,400 Workday employees or “workmates” gathered for a day of raucous festivities. An employee band, cheekily misspelled Wrok Day (as in Rock Day), played songs like Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” and Hall & Oates’s “You Make My Dreams.” Some in the crowd waved glow sticks and cheered. Employees view information on a computer monitor at the Workday Inc. office in San Francisco, California, U....
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4 top FTSE 100 growth shares? Diageo plc, Tesco PLC, Aviva plc and Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc - Investomania

   Investomania Do these FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks offer improving financial prospects? Diageo plc (LON:DGE) (DGE.L), Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) (TSCO.L), Aviva plc ...
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4 shares with improving growth prospects? Tesco PLC, BP plc, Barclays PLC and Diageo plc - Investomania

   Investomania Do these stocks have improving share price outlooks? Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) (TSCO.L), BP plc (LON:BP) (BP.L), Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) (BARC.L) and ...
Tags: Shopping, Diageo, Barclays PLC, Tesco PLC, BARC BARC, Investomania, Tesco PLC BP plc Barclays PLC

PE-backed Tilray announces senior leadership appointments

Tilray, a Nanaimo, British Columbia-based cannabis researcher, cultivator, producer and distributor, has made several appointments to its senior leadership team. Greg Christopher is now executive vice president of operations; Rita Seguin has become executive vice president of human resources; Dara Redler has been named general counsel; and Charlie Cain is now vice president of retail. Tilray is a portfolio company of Seattle-based cannabis private equity firm Privateer Holdings. PRESS RELEASE NA...
Tags: Washington, Trends, Diageo, People, Canada, Seattle, Coca Cola Company, Nestle, Greg, Charlie, Dara, Nestle SA, PE, Diageo North America, CPG, Coca Cola North America

Spirits firm Diageo hits new high as China sales surge

Diageo, the world's largest spirits company, beat half-year earnings and sales forecasts on stronger demand from China and India and said it would buy back 660 million pounds ($866 million) of shares, sending its stock to a new high on Thursday.
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Diageo 'very confident' on Johnnie Walker Edinburgh plan

The world's biggest spirits company plans to open a whisky tourism centre at the former House of Fraser site.
Tags: News, Diageo, House Of Fraser, Johnnie Walker Edinburgh

Diageo's half-yearly sales rise on India, China demand; announces share buyback

Diageo Plc, the world's largest spirits company, reported higher half-year sales on Thursday, helped by strength in India and China.
Tags: Money, India, Diageo, businessNews, India China, Diageo PLC

Vibrant Activates a Giant Laudromat to Warm Igloofest Festivalgoers!

Igloofest, the world's coldest music festival, has kicked off last weekend in Montreal! To celebrate its first presence as presenting sponsor of the first weekend, the National Bank signs a warm and fun activation signed by Vibrant: the National Bank Laundromat This huge structure resembling a giant dryer is filled with real functional dryers to allow festivalgoers to keep warm with friends. This activation will be on site during the three weekends of the festival which runs until February 2.Ins...
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4 shares set to beat the FTSE 100? Tesco PLC, Diageo plc, National Grid plc and Marks and Spencer Group Plc - Investomania

   Investomania Do these stocks offer bright futures versus the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX)? Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO) (TSCO.L), Diageo plc (LON:DGE) (DGE.L), National Grid ...
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Diageo's Chairman Just Spent $1.2 Billion on Its Stock. Should You Buy, Too?

This isn't the first time this insider has bought a large tranche of the distiller's stock.
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Diageo to build new whiskey distillery in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Spirits giant Diageo is taking a deeper plunge into bourbon and American whiskey production with plans for a new distillery in Kentucky. The company says the $130 million venture includes plans to build a distillery and warehouses in Marion County. Diageo says the distillery will support its “growth ambition” in the […]
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Alcohol-Delivery App Drizly Doubles VC Haul with $34M Funding Round

Booze delivery app Drizly has raised $34.6 million in a new funding round, according to regulatory filings, nearly doubling the total venture capital the company has taken in since its 2012 founding.The Boston-based company—which operates an online marketplace for beer, wine, and liquor that’s delivered to customers’ doors—closed its last funding in February 2017 with a $2 million boost from Polaris Partners, tacking the sum onto a $15 million Series B funding round announced in 2016.Drizly did...
Tags: Startups, Mobile, Ecommerce, Boston, Trends, Diageo, Venture Capital, SEC, Minibar, Drizly, Polaris Partners, Nick Rellas, National blog main, Boston blog main, Xperience, Boston top stories

You can buy “Game of Thrones” whisky

It’s been a long time coming, but the final season of Game of Thrones finally has a release date: April 2019. You might feel like you need a drink after waiting so long for confirmation that winter has indeed arrived in Westeros. To give you something to do for the next five months and build the hype even more, HBO has partnered with liquor company Diageo to release eight Game of Thrones-themed single malt Scotch whiskies. Each of the seven houses and the Night’s Watch gets a themed bottle, a...
Tags: Travel, Hbo, Scotland, Diageo, House, Northern Ireland, Whisky, Oban, All, Whiskies, Singleton, Lagavulin, west Highlands, Talisker, Games of Thrones, House Baratheon

Created by VIBRANT Marketing and InnoveLab, A New Game that Could Transform the Workplace As We Know It

More than ever, our working environments require us to always be at maximum performance and force us to stay connected. The possibility of disconnecting, even if only for a few minutes, becomes increasingly challenging. It is becoming imperative to find new ways to change our mindset, manage stress and find creative solutions to rebalance our quality of life at work. Today's challenge is to reflect on a transformation of the inner workings of corporate culture that will enable employees to be mo...
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Diageo in talks to secure former Frasers store in Edinburgh

The drinks firm says it is looking at the site in Edinburgh's west end as a base for a visitor centre.
Tags: News, Diageo, Edinburgh