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FIFA effect fizzles out for CCA 21 Aug 2014

Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) has admitted that its FIFA World Cup marketing failed to deliver expected sales boosts as consumers in Australia suffer “promotion fatigue”.


Treasury Wine Estates eyes US luxury acquisitions 21 Aug 2014

The CEO of Treasury Wine Estates has revealed the company would consider acquisitions of luxury wine assets in the US after admitting its portfolio in the segment is “underdeveloped”.


Amatil's H1 Performance by Region, Sector 20 Aug 2014

Earlier today, Coca-Cola Amatil reported its half-year results for 2014, revealing a 15.6% fall in net profits on flat sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the Sydney-based company's performance in the six-month period by region and sector.


just The Preview - Treasury Wine Estates' Q4 & FY 19 Aug 2014

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) will release it full-year results on Thursday. Here, just-drinks takes a look at the Australia-headquartered winemaker's news in the 12 months to the end of June, including takeover speculation that culminated in potential bids this month from private equity groups.


No Starting of Engines for Treasury 4 Aug 2014

With Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co returning to Melbourne with an improved offer for Treasury Wine Estates, and the Australian wine company not slamming the door this time, the future for Treasury looks pretty sealed down.

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TWE gave ex-CEO US$1.18m in severance pay 22 Sep 2014

Treasury Wine Estates paid out AUD1.3m in severance pay to its former CEO David Dearie, the company has revealed.


Duff Beer banned after Aus health lobby complaint 8 Sep 2014

Australian retailer Woolworths is being forced to withdraw stocks of Duff Beer – a drink featured on TV show The Simpsons – after it fell foul of the country's advertising authorities.


Aus trade org counters energy drink clampdown call 5 Sep 2014

The Australian Beverages Council (ABCL) has spoken out following calls in the country for restrictions on energy drinks from the mother of a man who reportedly died from caffeine toxicity.


Abro's Rekorderlig Pomegranate Cider 1 Sep 2014

Swedish cider maker Abro has launched a pomegranate extension of its Rekorderlig cider brand in Australia.


TWE sees FY losses after 'challenging' year 21 Aug 2014

Treasury Wine Estates has reported full-year net losses of AUD100.9m and a slide in sales after what it called a “challenging” year.


Amatil warns of tough 2014 as H1 profits fall 20 Aug 2014

Coca-Cola Amatil has flagged "a number of immediate challenges" as it released a poor set of half-year numbers.


Australian winemakers agree code with Woolworths 13 Aug 2014

Australian winemakers have agreed a new code of practice with retailer Woolworths Liquor Group (WLG) aimed at boosting “transparency” and “fairness” in negotiations and agreements.


Treasury receives competing takeover bid 11 Aug 2014

One week after Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) and Rhone Capital pitched a joint-takeover bid for Treasury Wine Estates, another "global private equity investor" has thrown its hat into the ring for the Australia-headquartered wine group.


Lion H1 sales flat as consumer confidence subdued 11 Aug 2014

Lion, the Australasian drinks and food unit of Japan's Kirin Group, has seen flat half-year sales, but profits rose due to currency movements.


TWE to "engage further" after US$3.2bn proposal 4 Aug 2014

Treasury Wines Estates (TWE) is to open up its books after receiving an increased AUD3.4bn takeover proposal from two private-equity suitors.