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Richard Siddle | 17 Jul 2017

In February 2017, Molson Coors released its full-year results for 2016; the year in which the brewer took full control of the MillerCoors joint-venture in the US. While the transaction has skewed the numbers for 2016 - full details of which can be found here - the results from the four years prior provide an interesting guide to Molson Coors' longer-term performance.


Stephen Beaumont | 28 Mar 2017

This month, just-drinks' beer commentator, Stephen Beaumont, uses his regular column to look at the fruit-flavoured beer segment, and spies a red flag.


Olly Wehring | 3 Mar 2017

In October, Anheuser-Busch InBev completed the US$103bn acquisition of its main rival, SABMiller. ABI started its move in September 2015, when it notified SAB’s board that it was lining up an offer. Over the ensuing 13 months, a raft of SAB assets were offered for sale as ABI looked to navigate anti-competition hurdles. Here, just-drinks details all the subsequent divestments that ABI completed as part of its pursuit of SAB.


Andy Morton | 27 Feb 2017

With just over 20% of the country's total beer market value, the craft category in the US is ahead of the global curve.

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Lucy Britner | 1 Dec 2016

Sanford Bernstein analyst Trevor Stirling is no stranger to the drinks industry. Having spent the late ‘90s as strategic planning director for Guinness Ireland, he then took on the role of packaged trade director at the company. He followed that by starting his own private-client wine merchant. In 2004, Stirling became an analyst at Bernstein, where he covers the major European brewing and spirits companies. Here, he talks to just-drinks about the role of an analyst, and how he sees the future of the drinks industry shaping up.


Andy Morton | 9 Jun 2014

Keith Villa is the founder and head brewmaster of MillerCoors-owned Blue Moon Brewing Company, creator of the Belgium-style Blue Moon beer. During his visit to London last week, just-drinks sat down with the doctor of brewing to discuss quality issues in craft beer and what motivates him to experiment with bacon, peanut butter and chocolate. Villa also made clear why he considers Blue Moon a craft beer despite its corporate owners.

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Andy Morton | 17 Aug 2017

Molson Coors is the latest international brewer to highlight opportunities in low- or no-alcohol as it looks to expand its footprint in the segment.


Andy Morton | 14 Aug 2017

Profits for The Beer Store, the Anheuser-Busch InBev and Molson Coors-owned retail chain in Ontario, fell by half last year amid changes in the Canadian province's monopoly laws.


Andy Morton | 14 Aug 2017

Molson Coors has launched a small-batch IPA under its Cobra brand in the UK.


Andy Morton | 7 Aug 2017

Anheuser-Busch InBev and Molson Coors have said they will fight a lawsuit from one the US's biggest craft brewers, which has accused the two brewers of colluding to obstruct cross-border trade with Canada's Ontario province.


Andy Morton | 3 Aug 2017

Molson Coors CEO Mark Hunter has expressed disappointment in his Canadian business as the brewer undertakes two big-money brewery builds in the country.


Andy Morton | 3 Aug 2017

Molson Coors sales dropped slightly in the first-half but the brewer was buoyed by good growth in Europe and improved above-premium performance in the US.


Andy Morton | 31 Jul 2017

Molson Coors has teamed up with PepsiCo in the UK to offers bar snacks as part of its on-premise delivery service.


Olly Wehring | 19 Jul 2017

The US division of Anheuser-Busch InBev has recruited model Marisa Miller for an online activation that pokes fun at its main rival in the country MillerCoors.


Andy Morton | 13 Jul 2017

AriZona Beverages has teamed up with Molson Coors to launch an alcoholic flavoured malt beverage, Arnold Palmer Spiked Half & Half, in the US.


Andy Morton | 12 Jul 2017

MillerCoors, the US unit of Molson Coors, has named communications head Pete Marino as the new CEO of craft division Tenth & Blake.


Lucy Britner | 30 Jun 2017

Constellation Brands has emphasised its leading role in driving the growth of the Mexican beer segment in the US, with the group's CEO admitting he is unphased by competing brands.


Andy Morton | 22 Jun 2017

Molson Coors's US unit, Miller Coors, is running a Pepsi Challenge-style taste test for its Miller Lite brand.


Andy Morton | 19 Jun 2017

Molson Coors is the latest alcohol company to tap into Scandinavian lifestyle trends with a Rekorderlig campaign highlighting the benefits of "lagom".


Lucy Britner | 7 Jun 2017

Heineken and Molson Coors have signed an agreement that sees Molson Coors import, market and distribute Heineken's Sol brand in the US market. 


Lucy Britner | 18 May 2017

Molson Coors' Canadian unit has launched Coors Light cans featuring sun-activated ink.


Lucy Britner | 8 May 2017

Molson Coors is looking to create a chain of Blue Moon-themed on-premise outlets, with the beer brand's first bar and restaurant opening in Spain. 


Lucy Britner | 5 May 2017

Molson Coors has announced a multi-year marketing partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) in Australia. 


Olly Wehring | 3 May 2017

Molson Coors has reported flat sales for the first three months of 2017, a year that the brewer has described as transitional.


Lucy Britner | 26 Apr 2017

Molson Coors' Canadian unit has started construction on a new British Columbia brewery. 


Olly Wehring | 25 Apr 2017

The Portman Group has recruited the head of EU & international government relations at Tesco to become its next CEO.


Lucy Britner | 20 Apr 2017

Molson Coors has lined up a mobile version of its online resource for off-premise operators in the UK.


Lucy Britner | 11 Apr 2017

Molson Coors has lined up a sponsorship deal for its Sharp's cask beer Doom Bar, as it becomes the latest drinks brand to back the British & Irish Lions rugby team.

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James Wilmore | 2 Jul 2014

I predicted that the Molson Canadian beer fridge marketing concept had legs - and so it is proving.

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