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Race is on for Molson Coors in MegaBrew fallout

Personnel changes and supply chain efficiency moves have fuelled further speculation that Molson Coors is limbering up to buy out SABMiller...

Molson Coors Q3 and YTD by region - focus

Earlier today, Molson Coors reported its Q3 and YTD results. Here,  just-drinks takes closer look at the brewer’s Q3 performance by region....

Winners & losers of AB InBev's SABMiller takeover

Larry Nelson | 13 Oct 2015

As Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller agree to discuss a mutually-satisfactory takeover offer, Larry Nelson looks at who can be considered a winner and who a loser, should the US$104bn purchase go through.

Investors pressure drinks companies on water use

Ben Cooper | 27 Aug 2015

World Water Week is an opportunity for companies to convene with other stakeholders to discuss the importance of water stewardship, and also to draw attention to their own initiatives, as Nestle has done.

Butch, Sundance and the Battle to Keep Beer Share

Larry Nelson | 11 Aug 2015

It might be insomnia, it might be the light evenings, but Larry Nelson has taken to his television this month and found a classic film with echoes of the attempts of the big brewers to stop ceding share to the little guys.

Molson Coors' Q2 & H1 Performance by Region

Olly Wehring | 10 Aug 2015

Late last week, Molson Coors reported a marked fall in half-year net profits on a near-15% drop in sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the brewer’s Q2 & H1 performance by region:

Latest Interviews

Interview - MillerCoors' Blue Moon brewmaster

Andy Morton | 9 Jun 2014

Keith Villa is the founder and head brewmaster of MillerCoors-owned Blue Moon Brewing Company, creator of the Belgium-style Blue Moon beer. During his visit to London last week, just-drinks sat down with the doctor of brewing to discuss quality issues in craft beer and what motivates him to experiment with bacon, peanut butter and chocolate. Villa also made clear why he considers Blue Moon a craft beer despite its corporate owners.

Interview - MillerCoors' sales president

James Wilmore | 18 Feb 2014

Last week, MillerCoors unveiled the biggest brand launch in its five-and-a-half year history: Miller Fortune, a beer designed to take on the spirits market. But, how will this strategy play out, and what else does the brewing JV have in store to rescue its flagging volumes? Here, in the first part of an exclusive two-part interview just-drinks deputy editor James Wilmore tackles the US firm's sales president, Ed McBrien.

Latest News

BA warns A-B InBev deal could stifle US market

Andy Morton | 13 Nov 2015

The Brewers Association has urged US authorities to examine Anheuser-Busch InBev's proposed takeover of SABMiller to ensure small brewers are not blocked from the market. 

SABMiller H1 sales, profits drop

Andy Morton | 12 Nov 2015

SABMiller has praised a strong underlying performance in H1 despite reported sales and profits dropping on currency fluctuations and a decline in North America.

AB InBev's SABMiller purchase is go

Lucy Britner | 11 Nov 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev has lined up the long-expected purchase of SABMiller, with talks between the two finally securing a deal.

Regulatory concerns remain as AB InBev stays quiet

Andy Morton | 11 Nov 2015

The head of Anheuser-Busch InBev has refused to be drawn on the outcome of global regulatory reviews that could change the shape of his company's recently-confirmed takeover of SABMiller.

Molson Coors takes over MillerCoors

Olly Wehring | 11 Nov 2015

Molson Coors has confirmed its intention to buy out SABMiller from the MillerCoors US joint venture for US$12bn.

MillerCoors hints at value cull - just On Call

Andy Morton | 6 Nov 2015

MillerCoors may cut SKUs from its value portfolio as fresh investment in premium brand Coors Light finds success.

This week in beer and cider on just-drinks

Olly Wehring | 6 Nov 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's top stories in the global beer & cider categories. We also have similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Q3 slip drags MillerCoors back to level

Andy Morton | 5 Nov 2015

MillerCoors has slipped to flat growth in the year so far after a weak third quarter hit profits and sales.

Molson Coors hit by currency headwinds in YTD

Lucy Britner | 5 Nov 2015

Molson Coors has blamed currency headwinds, brand investment and the termination of various agreements for drops in sales and profits in the year to date.

UK ad watchdog dismisses Carling complaint

Lucy Britner | 21 Oct 2015

A complaint against Molson Coors' Carling advert in the UK has been thrown out by the Advertising Standards Authority.

MillerCoors brings back 'Steinie' for Miller Lite

Olly Wehring | 2 Oct 2015

MillerCoors is releasing a retro bottle for its Miller Lite brand in the US in the run-up to Christmas.

Ontario clears path for retailer sales

Andy Morton | 25 Sep 2015

Canadian province Ontario is to allow 60 grocery stores to sell beer as it continues plans to relax alcohol monopoly laws for the benefit of small brewers.

MillerCoors to close brewery as volumes struggle

Olly Wehring | 15 Sep 2015

MillerCoors is set to close one of its breweries in the US as falling volumes have started to take effect.

MillerCoors takes control of Saint Archer Brewing

Olly Wehring | 10 Sep 2015

MillerCoors has followed Heineken earlier this week with its own acquisition in the US craft beer category, this time for a majority holding in Saint Archer Brewing Co.

MillerCoors hands CEO role to Hattersley

Andy Morton | 9 Sep 2015

US brewer MillerCoors has appointed interim head Gavin Hattersley as its permanent CEO.

NPD - Pernod Ricard's Jameson Caskmates

Andy Morton | 9 Sep 2015

Pernod Ricard has launched a Jameson Irish whiskey extension that is part-aged in stout-seasoned barrels.

Craft more about stories than M&A for Diageo

Olly Wehring | 3 Sep 2015

The growth of the craft spirits segment is pushing larger producers to review how they connect with consumers rather than look to purchase new-entrant brands, according to the head of innovation at Diageo.

NPD - Molson Coors' Sharp’s Brewery Rising Tide

Andy Morton | 2 Sep 2015

Molson Coors' Cornwall brewery, Sharp's, has released a limited-edition amber ale.

Craft beer "underdeveloped" in Australia - CCA

Andy Morton | 24 Aug 2015

The head of Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has praised her company's latest craft beer launch but warned the category in Australia remains “underdeveloped”.

MillerCoors sidesteps 'hard' root beer

Andy Morton | 18 Aug 2015

MillerCoors has said it has no plans to launch a “hard” root beer ahead of the roll out of a new alcoholic soda range.

just the week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 14 Aug 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

just the week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 7 Aug 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer & cider category. We are also running similar round-ups for soft drinks & bottled water and spirits & wine.

Latest blogs

Molson Coors' Beer Fridge - the gift that keeps on giving

James Wilmore | 2 Jul 2014

I predicted that the Molson Canadian beer fridge marketing concept had legs - and so it is proving.

Company research

Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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The proposed merger of A-B InBev and SABMiller could enable Molson Coors to establish a prominent independent position in the US beer market....

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