Heineken will remain an “active player” in seeking acquisitions, despite having fended off an approach itself from SABMiller, according to t...
SABMiller's weak half-year numbers have inevitably led to renewed speculation around possible M&A activity....
Earlier today, SABMiller reported a 5% rise in first-half sales, while its total volumes in the period were up by 1%. Here just-drinks takes...
From some of the noises coming out of London yesterday, I am willing to suggest the following: SABMiller is rather annoyed with Heineken. Th...
Henry Ashworth has faced plenty of challenges since taking the reins at the Portman Group in 2011. Dealing with the fall-out from decisions by the group's independent complaints panel and the ever-agitating UK health lobby means life is rarely dull. Here, Ashworth talks to just-drinks' deputy editor James Wilmore about the watchdog's work, and a certain Scottish brewer.
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.
Miller Brands, the UK unit of SABMiller, has a launched a new 75cl bottle for its Peroni lager brand.
SABMiller has confirmed a fresh raft of management changes, with its corporate affairs director leaving the group and its CFO taking over investor relations duties.
Here's a round-up of this week's highlights in the global beer category.
Zambian Breweries, the SABMiller subsidiary, has started work on a new US$32.6m malting plant in Lusaka.
Here's a look at what was happening on this day in...
SABMiller's bid to widen the appeal of beer is very much in evidence at its latest 'House of Peroni' - with beer cocktails and a bigger bottle for the Italian lager brand on offer.
Here's a round-up of the big stories on just-drinks last week, featuring PepsiCo, SABMiller, the Scotch whisky category and the US wine market.
- Analysis - Remy's Cognac "dead-cat bounce"
- Comment - How Hand-Made is Tito's Handmade Vodka?
- Heineken to stay "active player" in beer M&A - CFO
- Focus - Pernod Ricard's Q1 sales by brand
- Time for Heineken to make a European break
- Moët Hennessy unveils first Travel Retail outlet
- United Spirits sees Q1 net loss
- Whisky downturn slows Diageo's Scotch spend
- Beam Suntory, Edrington part ways in Travel Retail
- Pernod Ricard sees sales lift in Q1