just the round-up - The week in drinks
The top ten most visited stories on just-drinks this week:
Diageo's marketing plans in Australia
Diageo takes Vodkat to court
Diageo has filed a lawsuit against the UK-based Vodkat spirits brand, accusing it of breaking EU rules.
Asda, Innocent protest against smoothie tax
UK supermarket chain Asda has joined with Innocent drinks to cut prices on 100% juice and smoothies, in protest at high government tax on the products.
Yellow Tail takes to US TVs
Yellow Tail is to launch a US$6m television campaign across the US. The marketing campaign for the Casella family-owned wine brand also includes a new consumer website.
InBev has confirmed that it will take control of Anheuser-Busch's stake in Chinese brewer Tsingtao, once it has completed the takeover of the US company.
Diageo's plans for Guinness
Diageo Ireland has entered into agreements to acquire a 73-acre greenfield site in Leixlip, Co. Kildare, with the intention to build a brewery.
United Spirits in stake sale talks
Diageo has stopped short of denying reports out of India today (11 September), claiming the drinks giant is in talks with the head of India's UB Group to acquire a strategic stake in UB's United Spirits unit.
KWV's full-year results
A sales increase of 18.8% in packaged products over the past 12 months has made up for a 28% decline in bulk spirits sales at KWV.
SABMiller marketing appointments
SABMiller has created two new group marketing positions, focusing on its international beer brands.
Bottled water on the rise in 2007
Negative publicity for bottled water in the US and Europe failed to stem growth in the sector around the world last year, according to recent research.
Recent results suggest all spirits companies are feeling the effects of the downturn but some are better equipped for long-term growth than others. Jeremy Cunnington of Euromonitor International asses...
Belgium-based beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev saw its fourth-quarter profit plummet 95% yesterday (5 March), hurt by restructuring charges and poor beer sales. Michelle Russell looks at the reaction t...
Asif Adil, managing director of Diageo India, has left the company and will be replaced by Roland Abella, the drinks giant has said....
The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:...
Anheuser-Busch InBev has reported a fall in net profit for 2008, with slowing global beer sales in the fourth quarter....
AmBev, the subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has reported a 6.5% net sales rise for 2008, as price increases helped to offset beer volume decline in the group's native Brazil....
Diageo is to cut 150 jobs in North America as part of a cost savings plan in the region....
ThaiBev has declined to comment on reports out of India that the firm has entered negotiations with Vijay Mallya's United Spirits....
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