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Earlier today, Carlsberg reported a 1% increase in third-quarter sales in organic terms on flat volumes. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the brewer’s performance in the three months to the end of September on a regional basis.
It's seven o'clock in the morning, and the gathering crowd already boasts a few dozen hardy souls. By the time sales actually commence in a few hours, there will be many times that number standing patiently in a line that will snake from the door down the block and likely around the corner. Welcome to the world of one-off beers.
Yesterday, Carlsberg reported a 25% leap in half-year net profits despite tough trading environments in several of its key markets. In its official statement, the brewer took the time to update investors on the progress of its 'Funding the Journey' cost-saving initiative.
Earlier today, Carlsberg reported its first-half results, posting a 25% boost in net profits. Here, we look at the company’s performance during the six-month period by region. All figures are organic.
Earlier this year, just-drinks' managing editor, Olly Wehring, travelled to Russia with Carlsberg to learn about the brewer's plans for its Baltika division in the country. The unit, which produces the namesake range of beers, is the clear market-leader, but has had to struggle of late as the legislative environment has grown more hostile to alcoholic drinks. Having assumed the leadership of Baltika late last year, Isaac Sheps talked to just-drinks about what he found when he made the move, what he's battling against today, and what he wants in the future.
It's almost two years since Anheuser-Busch InBev offloaded most of its assets in Central and Eastern Europe to CVC Capital for an initial US$2.2bn. Since the sale, CVC's beer business in the region, StarBev, has largely operated under the radar. High time, then, that we caught up with StarBev's CEO (and ex-InBev man), Alain Beyens. just-drinks deputy editor Chris Mercer flew to Prague to meet him.
Carlsberg has appointed a new global supply chain head as it looks to optimise its logistical footprint.
Carlsberg has announced a raft of personnel changes in Europe, including a new managing director for its domestic unit.
Carlsberg is to include Brooklyn Brewery's flagship lager brand in an extended range of beers available for its Draughtmaster portable draught system in the UK.
The UK unit of Carlsberg has lined up a rebrand of the group’s Carlsberg Export expression, as it looks to entice Millennial consumers to the brand.
Carlsberg has confirmed that its Russian Baltika Breweries has started exporting to Oman.
Carlsberg has defended itself against accusations of patent law abuse after securing the rights this year to three new types of barley.
Anheuser-Busch InBev and Anadolu Efes have declined to comment on speculation linking the two brewers to a merger of operations in Russia.
The CEO of Carlsberg has confirmed that the brewer will continue to strengthen its ties with Brooklyn Brewery in Europe, despite Kirin's recent purchase of a stake in the US company.
A man has died in an incident at Carlsberg UK's Northampton plant.
On Wednesday, Carlsberg will release its third-quarter and year-to-date trading statement. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the company's news in the three months to the end of September.
Carlsberg has confirmed it is in talks with the Vietnamese government over its stake in Hanoi Beer Alcohol & Beverage Corp (Habeco).
Carlsberg is to add a gluten-free Czech lager brand to its UK portfolio.
A brand's strength is likely to protect beverage companies from a Unilever-style stand-off with UK off-premise retailers, an analyst has told just-drinks.
A Carlsberg ad featuring former England footballer Stuart Pearce delivering beer to building site workers has been banned in the UK because it showed "unsafe" behaviour.
Carlsberg has rolled out a new campaign in Hong Kong as it looks to capitalise on its "Probably the best..." slogan.
Carlsberg has launched a "clean-look" can as it looks to differentiate its namesake lager brand in an increasingly competitive market.
The UK arm of Carlsberg is set to take over the distribution of Brooklyn Brewery’s portfolio in the country from James Clay.
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against one of Diageo's Captain Morgan adverts.
Carlsberg has reduced the price of its namesake brand in Russia by more than a third in an effort to make it more affordable for cash-strapped consumers.
Carlsberg has reported a 25% leap in net profits for the first half of 2016 as its cost-saving initiatives gain momentum.
Carlsberg's craft brewery Jacobsen Brewhouse will release a limited edition lager in tribute to Hans Christian Andersen later this month.
Carlsberg could be on course for another disappointing quarter in Europe after the latest Nielsen figures showed volumes declines across the region.
Alcohol companies love a good movie tie-in. A brush with Hollywood glamour seems to give marketers the warm and fuzzies, judging by the number of deals done over the past few years. The new James Bond movie, for example, has both Heineken and Moët Hennessy's Belvedere vodka on board.
It would appear that the folk at the UK arm of Carlsberg have this year found the 'gimmicky' drawer in the marketing office.
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