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The case is set to go to trial in Canada CANADA: SABMiller, Molson Coors face court showdown after talks fail

16 April 2014

A contractual dispute between Miller Brewing Company (MBC) and Molson Coors is heading to court after settlement talks between the two broke down.

US: Boulevard Brewing Company CEO quits

21 January 2014

Boulevard Brewing Company has confirmed that its CEO has resigned from the company 15 months after he took the role.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

13 December 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

CANADA: SABMiller, Molson Coors delay court battle for talks

10 December 2013

Miller Brewing Company (MBC), SABMiller's Canadian unit, and Molson Coors have successfully delayed a court showdown between the two in a bid to reach a settlement.

US: Anheuser-Busch InBev plans hard cider launch

25 November 2013

Anheuser-Bush InBev is aiming to capitalise on the growing US cider market with a new brand launch next year, just-drinks can reveal.

just On Call - Molson Coors still pushing Miller Brewing Co brands as court case looms

7 November 2013

The chief of Molson Coors' Canadian unit has insisted that the company is still doing "a good job” on Miller Brewing Co's (MBC) brands as the court case between the two looms.

just The Preview - Molson Coors Q2 & H1

5 August 2013

Brewer Molson Coors will report its second-quarter and first-half results tomorrow (6 August). Here, just-drinks takes a look at how the brewer has fared in the first six months of the year:

CANADA: SABMiller unit "disappointed" over Molson Coors court injunction

21 June 2013

Miller Brewing Company (MBC) has said it is "disappointed" after a court in Canada moved to temporarily stop it ending a licence agreement with Molson Coors' Canadian unit.

just the Facts - SABMiller FY Sales, Volumes

18 April 2013

Earlier today, SABMiller released a full-year trading update, reporting a 7% rise in organic group sales. Here just-drinks take a more detailed look at sales performance by region:

CANADA: SABMiller takes fight to Molson Coors over licensing deal - report

12 March 2013

Miller Brewing Company has accused Molson Coors of missing targets by as much as a quarter as the SABMiller subsidiary battles to regain control of its brands in Canada, according to a report.

just For Subscribers - The week in drinks

8 March 2013

Here are the ten most viewed, subscriber-only items on just-drinks this week:

Analysis - SABMiller can boost sales after Molson Coors deal ends

5 March 2013

SABMiller can boost its performance in Canada by breaking away from Molson Coors and upping its marketing efforts in the country, according to an industry monitoring company.

Comment - Molson Coors, SABMiller Spat: A Lovers' Tiff or Something More?

4 March 2013

All relationships have their ups and downs. And, when it comes to business relationships, you can expect more than your fair share of frosty moments. But, the news that Molson Coors is suing SABMiller’s Canadian subsidiary Miller Brewing Company (MBC) has raised eyebrows even among seasoned industry observers.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

1 March 2013

The top ten stories published on just-drinks last week:

CANADA: Molson Coors speaks out over Miller sales performance

28 February 2013

Molson Coors has defended its record over selling Miller brands in Canada and said it will “strongly defend” its rights to keep distributing them in the country.

CANADA: Molson Coors, SABMiller lock horns over licensing deal

27 February 2013

Molson Coors and Miller Brewing Company are heading for a legal showdown in Canada after the SABMiller subsidiary said it is terminating a licence agreement between the two.

BERMUDA: Bacardi creates chief comm's, corporate affairs officer post

10 January 2013

Bacardi has recruited a former employee of Miller Brewing Company as its chief communications & corporate affairs officer.

US: Holiday beer sales fall but Anheuser-Busch InBev gains share - figures

4 January 2013

Anheuser-Busch InBev lost fewer sales than its main US brewing rivals in the lead up to Christmas as overall sales in the beer market dropped 1.4%, new Nielsen figures reveal.

GLOBAL: Twitter launches new age-screening tool

13 July 2012

Twitter has launched a new age-screening tool, aimed at bringing uniformity to the system for drinks firms.

just The Facts - SABMiller CEO, Graham Mackay - The Highlights

23 April 2012

Earlier today, SABMiller announced that chief executive Graham Mackay will stand down next year. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the major events during Mackay's tenure.

just On Call – Constellation Brands targets strong 2012 for Crown Imports

5 April 2012

Constellation Brands is looking to extend the beer offerings from its Crown Imports joint-venture in 2012.

US: Heineken appoints regional sales VP

8 February 2012

Heineken has appointed Brian Fried as VP of sales for the Western division of its US business.

US: Heineken recruits Colbert to drive central region sales

23 December 2011

The US arm of Heineken has finally confirmed a replacement sales VP for its central region.

UK: SABMiller promotes mergers chief to exec committee

29 June 2011

SABMiller has promoted its head of mergers and acquisitions, Domenic De Lorenzo, to its executive committee.

US: MillerCoors announces CEO switch

27 April 2011

MillerCoors has announced that its CEO, Leo Kiely, will retire and be replaced by the brewer's current president and chief commercial officer, Tom Long.

N AMERICA: Miller Coors targets soccer with Miller Lite CONCACAF tie-up

7 October 2010

MillerCoors has confirmed a sponsorship deal for the unit's Miller Lite beer brand with the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer tournament in North and Latin America.

US: Anheuser-Busch InBev seals NFL deal

5 May 2010

Anheuser-Busch InBev will replace rival brewer MillerCoors as the official beer sponsor for the National Football League in the US.

Comment - Nelson's Column - Lessons from the Malaise

16 February 2010

You wouldn’t think the normally jovial Leo Kiely akin to a harbinger of doom. Yet for the veteran US beer man, who in 1993 joined Coors and today heads the energetic efforts of an increasingly muscular MillerCoors, times have never been tougher, writes Larry Nelson.

UK: Africa, Asia buoys SABMiller in Q1, appoints director

31 July 2009

SABMiller has credited the beer markets of Africa and Asia for keeping its volume sales level in its latest quarter.

US: Miller Brewing launches one-second ad

2 February 2009

The Miller Brewing Company aired a one-second advert in the US during coverage of the Super Bowl yesterday (1 February) for its Miller beer brand.

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