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Ben Cooper | 14 May 2018

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Olly Wehring | 2 May 2018

In early-May, Molson Coors reported its results for the first three months of 2018. The brewer saw sales in the three months slide by just over 7% on a 3% decline in volumes. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance in the quarter.


Richard Siddle | 5 Apr 2018

In February, Molson Coors released its full-year results for the 12 months of 2017, its first full year since taking control of the MillerCoors joint-venture in the US. The top-line came in flat on the corresponding period a year earlier, with the final quarter pulling up the rest of 2017. Here, just-drinks considers the brewer's performance over the last five years.


Olly Wehring | 28 Mar 2018

Earlier this month, Wells Fargo conducted a survey of beer distributors in the US that collectively service around 100,000 retail outlets to gauge current industry trends. Here are the company's findings.

Latest Interviews

Olly Wehring | 8 Jan 2018

Over the weekend, Molson Coors announced its purchase of UK cider producer Aspall Cyder. Earlier today, just-drinks spoke to Henry Chevallier Guild, from the family that owned Aspall, and the MD of Molson Coors UK & Ireland, Phil Whitehead.


Olly Wehring | 7 Dec 2017

In November, just-drinks grabbed some time with the CEO of the drinks industry-funded International Alliance for Responsible Drinking, Henry Ashworth. The first part of our resultant interview, which can be found here, saw Ashworth explain what the organisation does and how it defines success. Here, in part two, we discuss IARD's relationship with the World Health Organisation and tackle the thorny issue of pricing as a tool in responsible drinking's arsenal.

Latest News

Andy Morton | 6 Jun 2018

Molson Coors has launched a Willy Wonka-style competition in the UK off-premise that urges consumers to hunt for a 'golden can' of its Carling lager brand.


Andy Morton | 24 May 2018

MillerCoors, the US unit of Molson Coors, has asked the US patent office to dismiss an application from South Korean alcohol giant HiteJinro for its Hite beer logo, due to the alleged possibility of consumers confusing it with branding for Miller Lite.


Lucy Britner | 23 May 2018

Jersey sponsorship has helped push sponsor revenues for the National Basketball Association in the US over the US$1bn mark, according to new figures, with several drinks companies contributing to the pot.


Andy Morton | 9 May 2018

Molson Coors is to add a fourth line to its Redd’s Wicked range of flavoured alcoholic beverages, Redd’s Wicked Lemonade.


Andy Morton | 8 May 2018

Molson Coors chairman Pete Coors has accused craft trade group the Brewers Association of driving a wedge through the industry by unfairly attacking so-called 'Big Beer'.


Andy Morton | 3 May 2018

Molson Coors CEO Mark Hunter has promised his company will deliver on its full-year targets despite an "unusual" Q1 that saw sales and volumes sag.


Olly Wehring | 2 May 2018

Molson Coors has got off to a poor start to this year, with sales falling in the first quarter across all reporting regions.


Lucy Britner | 10 Apr 2018

Molson Coors' US unit has relaunched its Henry's Hard Sparkling brand.


Andy Morton | 29 Mar 2018

A former Molson Coors brewmaster and the creator of the Blue Moon Belgian-style ale brand, Keith Villa, has launched a non-alcoholic beverage line that contains THC, the psychoactive chemical from cannabis.


Andy Morton | 28 Mar 2018

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Bud Light bore the brunt of accelerating volume declines in US mainstream lager last year, new analysis has shown.


Lucy Britner | 7 Mar 2018

Molson Coors' UK craft beer unit has lined up a re-brand for its Cornish Pilsner, as it prepares to roll out the iteration in can format. 


Lucy Britner | 23 Feb 2018

Molson Coors has lined up the release of its US brand Miller High Life in bottle format to the Canadian market. 


Olly Wehring | 14 Feb 2018

Molson Coors has ended the first full year of its outright ownership of MillerCoors in the US with a steady top-line performance in 2017.


Andy Morton | 13 Feb 2018

MillerCoors, the US unit of Molson Coors, has attacked a recently-filed lawsuit against it, branding the move by craft brewer Stone Brewing as "a clever publicity stunt".


Lucy Britner | 13 Feb 2018

Molson Coors has lined up the promotion of Lee Reichert to the role of chief legal & corporate affairs officer. 


Lucy Britner | 7 Feb 2018

Molson Coors' US unit MillerCoors has lined up a new range of flavoured light beers, as it looks to take advantage of the affordable beer market.


Andy Morton | 2 Feb 2018

Companies including The Coca-Cola Co, PepsiCo, Heineken and Constellation Brands have joined forces to urge US President Donald Trump not to restrict aluminium imports to the country.


Olly Wehring | 7 Jan 2018

Molson Coors has announced its purchase of UK cider producer Aspall, four months after a transaction between the two was originally mooted.


Andy Morton | 4 Jan 2018

MillerCoors, the US unit of Molson Coors, has ended its Coors Light NASCAR sponsorship after an almost ten-year partnership.


Andy Morton | 3 Jan 2018

Keith Villa, the founder of Blue Moon beer, is to leave Molson Coors after more than 30 years with the company.


Andy Morton | 11 Dec 2017

Molson Coors has signed a distribution deal that will bring the world's biggest selling beer by volume, Snow, to the UK.


Andy Morton | 8 Dec 2017

Molson Coors is to launch a new non-alcoholic beer next year as it looks to transfer Europe's success with the category to North America.

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