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Rekorderlig Deal Sees Molson Coors Miss Out

Not many business empires begin with a holiday to Peru. But that was the genesis of Chilli Marketing, which last week sold the UK rights of...

Where Beer is Brewed Can Leave a Bad Taste

Where beer brands are actually brewed has been in the news again this week and the argument seems to be one of geography rather than one of...


SABMiller's Q1 Sales Performance by Region

Olly Wehring | 23 Jul 2015

In a trading update earlier today, SABMiller posted a 3% lift in group sales in its fiscal first quarter, as volumes held steady. Here we look at the three-month performance by region.


Analysis - Molson Coors runs the beer race harder

Lucy Britner | 18 Jun 2015

Analysts have been cheering from the sidelines this week as Molson Coors said at its latest conference that it is running the race to grow its global market share ‘harder and faster’.


Most Chosen FMCG Brands Globally - Kantar

Lucy Britner | 27 May 2015

Coca-Cola and Coors are the most popular soft and alcoholic drinks, according to Kantar Worldpanel's Brand Footprint report – an annual study of the most chosen FMCG brands globally.


SABMiller & Meantime: Notes for the New Owner

Larry Nelson | 26 May 2015

Earlier this month, SABMiller announced the purchase of UK craft brewer Meantime Brewing Co. Larry Nelson has found the instruction manual.

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

NPD: MillerCoors' Redd’s Wicked Black Cherry

Olly Wehring | 4 Aug 2015

The US joint-venture between Molson Coors and SABMiller has lined up the release of an extension to its flavoured-beer brand, Redd's.


just a While Ago - On 3 August in...

Olly Wehring | 3 Aug 2015

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Molson Coors takes Blue Moon to Canada

Olly Wehring | 29 Jul 2015

The Canadian unit of Molson Coors has lined up the roll-out of its Blue Moon brand in the country, under the name Belgian Moon.


just a While Ago - On 28 July in...

Olly Wehring | 28 Jul 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


MillerCoors changes CMOs with immediate effect

Olly Wehring | 3 Jul 2015

MillerCoors has expressed dissatisfaction at its recent performance as current chief marketing officer Andy England steps down to be replaced by David Kroll.


just the week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 3 Jul 2015

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


Molson Coors launches Carling Zest campaign

Lucy Britner | 29 Jun 2015

Molson Coors is to launch a GBP500,000 (US$780,000) media campaign for its Carling Zest lager brand in the UK.


just a While Ago - On 26 June in...

Olly Wehring | 26 Jun 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Carling readies UK football campaign

Lucy Britner | 24 Jun 2015

Molson Coors is to launch a GBP3.6m (US$5.7m) football promotion in the UK on- and off-trade for its Carling lager brand.


just the week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 19 Jun 2015

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


just a While Ago - On 17 June in...

Olly Wehring | 17 Jun 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just a While Ago - On 15 June in...

Olly Wehring | 15 Jun 2015

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Carling launches UK cider push

Lucy Britner | 15 Jun 2015

Molson Coors is to launch a GBP5.4m (US$8.4m) media campaign for its Carling British Cider brand.


just the week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 12 Jun 2015

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


Molson Coors steps in for Staropramen in UK

Andy Morton | 10 Jun 2015

Molson Coors is to take over distribution of Staropramen in the UK after it agreed to cut short an agreement with current distributor Carlsberg.


Procter & Gamble exec joins Molson Coors board

Olly Wehring | 8 Jun 2015

Molson Coors has added a senior executive at Procter & Gamble to its board.


just the week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 5 Jun 2015

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


just a While Ago - On 5 June in...

Olly Wehring | 5 Jun 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


Molson Coors unveils frozen coasters in UK push

Andy Morton | 5 Jun 2015

Molson Coors is to give away almost 500,000 'Stay-Cold' coasters as part of a new GBP6.2m (US$9.5m) UK marketing push.


Molson takes over from Coors as chairman

Lucy Britner | 4 Jun 2015

Molson Coors board of directors member Geoff Molson has assumed the role of chairman - a position previously held by Pete Coors.


just a While Ago - On 1 June in...

Olly Wehring | 1 Jun 2015

Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...


just the week in - Beer

Olly Wehring | 8 May 2015

Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer 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.

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