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just the Preview - Diageo H1

9 Feb 2011

Diageo is set to report its second quarter and half-year results tomorrow (10 February). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for Diageo over its second fiscal quarter, the final three months of calendar 2010.

Comment – Beer – A New Year, Anew for Beer?

14 Jan 2011

One of the first signs of madness, I was always told, is talking to yourself. If that's the case, then Larry Nelson may have finally lost it. Before we cart him off, though, let's listen in on his and his musings on what 2011 offers the brewers of the world.

Preview of the Year - 2011 – Part IV: Beer

13 Jan 2011

The fourth part of this month's management briefing previews 2011 for the brewers amongst us.

US: Crown Imports offers hope to beer sector

10 Jan 2011

A strong quarterly sales increase at the beer import business owned by Constellation Brands and Grupo Modelo, Crown Imports, will add to growing confidence on the US beer sector.

In the Spotlight - Constellation Brands Q3 leaves sour taste

7 Jan 2011

Constellation Brands raised its full-year earnings guidance for the second time yesterday after seeing third quarter profits triple, so, naturally, its share price fell by 8%. Here, we examine a day of contrasts for the wine giant.

just the preview - Constellation Brands Q3

5 Jan 2011

Constellation Brands will report its third-quarter results tomorrow (6 January). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for the company in the three months to the end of November.

just the Ten - Top News Stories of 2010

23 Dec 2010

With the end of the year looming, just-drinks is running a series of 'Top Tens of the Year' in the run-up to Christmas. Here are the ten most read news stories on just-drinks in 2010.

Review of the Year 2010 – Beer

16 Dec 2010

Part three of our annual review of the year brings us Chris Mercer's look at how 2010 has treated the world's brewers.

US: Warsteiner confirms US chief switch

2 Dec 2010

Warsteiner has announced a change of leadership for its US operations.

UK: Wells & Young's to cut jobs after Corona Extra loss

25 Nov 2010

Wells & Young's will be forced to cut jobs as a result of losing the rights to Corona Extra and Red Stripe lagers in the UK.

UK: Grupo Modelo's Corona Extra teams with ATP tennis finals

18 Nov 2010

Grupo Modelo has lined up an event partnership for its Corona Extra beer brand in the UK.

NETHERLANDS: Heineken buys back more shares for FEMSA Cerveza deal

17 Nov 2010

Heineken has said it is entering the next phase of its plan to hand a 20% in its business to Fomento Económico Mexicano (FEMSA) in return for buying the FEMSA Cerveza beer division.

just the Round-up - The week in drinks

12 Nov 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week.

MEXICO: Grupo Modelo seeks acquisitions, tie-ups

9 Nov 2010

Mexico's largest brewer, Grupo Modelo, has confirmed that it is eyeing acquisitions in beer and other drinks categories in emerging markets.

MEXICO/BRAZIL: Grupo Modelo eyes Brazil beer market - report

8 Nov 2010

Grupo Modelo is reportedly seeking to begin exporting its beers to Brazil, but the brewer would not be drawn on a distribution tie-up with Anheuser-Busch InBev in the country.

just the Preview – Molson Coors' Q3

2 Nov 2010

Molson Coors is set to report its third-quarter results tomorrow (3 November). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the highs and lows for company in the three months to the end of September.

just the Preview - Anheuser-Busch InBev Q3

2 Nov 2010

Anheuser-Busch InBev will report its third quarter results on Wednesday 3 November. Here, just-drinks brings you highlights of the brewer's news in the three months to the end of September.

US: Constellation Brands, Grupo Modelo end Crown Imports dispute

29 Oct 2010

Constellation Brands and Grupo Modelo have settled a legal dispute over funding for their 50-50 joint venture in the US, Crown Imports.

Comment - Mexico slow out of the blocks for Heineken

27 Oct 2010

Mexican consumers have obviously not read the script for Heineken's transformational move into their country's beer sector, but it's too soon to be downbeat.

MEXICO: Beer exports drive Grupo Modelo's Q3 sales

25 Oct 2010

Grupo Modelo has highlighted rebounding demand for its beer in the US as a key driver of its third quarter sales increase.

Spotlight - What Does The Future Hold For Modelo?

12 Oct 2010

The likelihood of Mexico's Grupo Modelo selling up in the future has oft been discussed of late. With Anheuser-Busch InBev accounting for a 50% non-controlling stake in the brewer of Corona, many in the industry find it hard to believe the brewing giant is altogether comfortable in not holding Modelo as a whole. Yet, as Ivan Castano finds out, there are many other runes to be considered when looking into Modelo's future.

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

8 Oct 2010

The top ten stories published on just-drinks this week:

JAPAN/UK: Grupo Modelo spurns Anheuser-Busch InBev for Molson Coors

7 Oct 2010

Grupo Modelo has secured a distribution deal in the UK and Japan for its beer brands with Molson Coors.

just the Facts - Constellation Brands H1

6 Oct 2010

Constellation Brands reported its half-year results today (6 October). Here, just-drinks brings you the key figures.

UK: Diageo, Grupo Modelo take Red Stripe, Corona back from Wells & Young's in UK

5 Oct 2010

UK brewer Wells & Young's has confirmed that it will lose the licensing rights for Diageo's Red Stripe and Grupo Modelo's Corona Extra beer brands in the country next year.

Comment - Grupo Modelo and Anheuser-Busch InBev: Love or Hate in the UK?

5 Oct 2010

We fully intend to keep an eye on how things develop here in the UK with Grupo Modelo's Corona Extra bottled beer brand.

Update - MEXICO: Anheuser-Busch InBev maintains silence on Modelo move

5 Oct 2010

Anheuser-Busch InBev has refused to comment on its intentions regarding Grupo Modelo, after the Mexican brewer's CEO said that the firm would resist outside takeover offers.

MEXICO: Grupo Modelo against Anheuser-Busch InBev takeover - report

5 Oct 2010

Grupo Modelo's CEO has reportedly said that he is not interested in selling the remainder of the Mexican brewer to Anheuser-Busch InBev.

GLOBAL: Budweiser fends off Heineken, Corona challenge

20 Sep 2010

Budweiser remains the most valuable alcoholic drinks brand in the world after the self-styled 'King of Beers' fended off challenges from Heineken and Corona Extra, according to consultancy group Interbrand.

US: Crown Imports encourages Corona Extra drinkers to 'Find Your Beach'

14 Sep 2010

Crown Imports has lined up a television advertising campaign in the US for Grupo Modelo's Corona Extra beer brand.








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