Diageo First-Half Sales Trail Estimates on European Demand

Diageo First-Half Sales Trail Estimates on European Demand

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Bottles of Diageo Plc's Smirnoff brand vodka are displayed at a liquor store in New Delhi. Diageo's benefiting from booming emerging-market demand for products including Johnnie Walker Scotch whisky, which is helping to offset tougher business climates across western Europe.