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Heineken to cut jobs in global shake-up

Heineken is to reduce staffing levels as its streamlines its global business units from five to four and strips down its executive committee...

Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands here to stay despite Bacardi Bourbon buy

Bacardi has confirmed that its sales and marketing partnership with Brown-Forman will not be affected by its entrance into the Bourbon categ...

Carlsberg takes on Stella Artois in new ad campaign

Carlsberg is going on the offensive in the UK with a new campaign claiming that drinkers prefer its Carlsberg Export lager brand to Anheuser...

Anheuser-Busch InBev set to install new chairman

Anheuser-Busch InBev is poised to propose a new chairman at its AGM next month....

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Heineken to cut jobs in global shake-up 31 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Heineken is to reduce staffing levels as its streamlines its global business units from five to four and strips down its executive committee.


just a While Ago - On 31 March in... 31 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

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


Treasury Wine Estates reveals US, Australian wineries sale 31 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Treasury Wine Estates has announced plans to sell some of its Australian and US wineries and confirmed further job losses as it continues with a major cost-cutting programme.


Dufry buys World Duty Free, more consolidation predicted 31 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

The international head of Fifth Generation, owner of Tito's Handmade Vodka, has said that more consolidation in the global Travel Retail sector is "inevitable" after Dufry agreed a stake purchase deal with World Duty Free (WDF) .


Product Launch - Harvest Hill Beverage Co's Hug Fruit Slushee 31 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Harvest Hill Beverage Co is to launch a frozen fruit ice beverage through its recently-acquired American Beverage Corp subsidiary.


Moet Hennessy sells Scotch Malt Whisky Society 31 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Moet Hennessy's Glenmorangie unit has sold The Scotch Malt Whisky Society to a group of private investors for an undisclosed sum.


The Coca-Cola Co lines up Coca-Cola Life launch in Australia 31 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

The Coca-Cola Co has confirmed it will launch Coca-Cola Life in Australia early next month.


Marston's buys Thwaites' beer unit in GBP25m deal 31 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Marston's has agreed to acquire the beer division of fellow UK brewer Daniel Thwaites for GBP25.1m (US$37m).


Product Launch - Beam Suntory's Jim Beam Apple 31 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Beam Suntory's new Jim Beam Apple will target gin drinkers as the company looks to fill a gap in its Bourbon portfolio.


Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands here to stay despite Bacardi Bourbon buy 30 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

Bacardi has confirmed that its sales and marketing partnership with Brown-Forman will not be affected by its entrance into the Bourbon category, which was announced today.


Carlsberg takes on Stella Artois in new ad campaign 30 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

Carlsberg is going on the offensive in the UK with a new campaign claiming that drinkers prefer its Carlsberg Export lager brand to Anheuser-Busch InBev's Stella Artois.


Bacardi bags a Bourbon with Angel's Share Brands deal 30 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Bacardi has entered the Bourbon category with the purchase of the Louisville-based Angel's Share Brands, owner of the “super-premium” Angel's Envy.


just a While Ago - On 30 March in... 30 Mar 2015

Olly Wehring

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


Health lobby angered over Diageo's rumoured Premier League deal 30 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

The Portman Group has argued that UK health campaigners are “ignoring the facts” after claims that children are being negatively influenced by drinks firms sponsoring sport.


SABMiller to appoint former Bacardi CEO as non-exec director 30 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

SABMiller is planing to appoint a former CEO of Bacardi to its board as a non-executive director.


Heineken offers money-back promise on Light brand - video 30 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

Heineken has launched two new ads with Neil Patrick Harris highlighting a money-back guarantee for its Heineken Light brand in the US.


Sula Vineyards takes in cut-price Maharashtra storm grapes 30 Mar 2015

Raghavendra Verma

India's Sula Vineyards has benefited from bad weather in its home state, with the company taking delivery of a large amount of cut-price, storm-damaged grapes.


PepsiCo launches global Mountain Dew push - video 30 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

PepsiCo has revived its Mountain Dew slogan “Do the Dew” for the CSD brand's first global ad campaign.


DISCUS, craft distillers unite over tax cut push 30 Mar 2015

James Wilmore

The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) and the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA) have joined forces to call for a cut to federal excise tax on spirits.


International Beverage unveils new Hankey Bannister look 30 Mar 2015

Andy Morton

International Beverage has revamped the packaging for its Hankey Bannister blended Scotch whisky.


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