Guinness: An ideal present for hard-to-please men?

Guinness dreams of a white and black Christmas

By Matthew Moggridge

A £2 million media campaign for Guinness forms the backbone of Diageo’s masterplan to drive festive beer sales and satisfy hard-to-please men in the prezzie department.

At the bar: Revolution outlet in America Square

Inventive reports increased losses

By John Harrington

Inventive Leisure, the Revolution Vodka Bar operator, saw pre-tax losses increase in the year to 30 June 2011 after incurring an £880,000 impairment charge and higher interest payments.

Yacht: will sail to St Petersburg

Brewers sign up for Great Baltic Adventure

By Lesley Foottit

Eleven brewers have brewed their best stouts to take part in a five-week journey to Russia that has not been completed for 200 years. Organiser Tim...

Revolution: continued success

Inventive's 40% profit rise

By The PMA Team

The Revolution vodka bar operator Inventive Leisure has reported a 40% increase in operating profit in its most recent year. The company, with 64...

Russian Standard: 90 trips to Moscow up for grabs

Russian sets standards

By Sonya Hook

Ninety VIP trips to Moscow can be won as part of a £1.2m marketing campaign for Russian Standard. The drink, distributed in the UK by independent...

S&N agrees Carlsberg & Heineken offer

S&N agrees Carlsberg & Heineken offer

Carlsberg and Heineken have reached an agreement to buy Scottish & Newcastle (S&N). The 800p-a-share offer values the company at £7.8bn....