USA: Comment - Anheuser-Busch: drinking to price rises
Anheuser-Busch has announced an 8.5% increase in Q3 net income. The American brewer has managed to raise prices and still boost volume sales both domestically and abroad. Even the September terrorist attacks only look set to have a limited effect, as increased off-trade sales make up for the slowdown in hotels and restaurants. Anheuser should continue its strategy of raising prices in the US and expanding internationally.
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