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Molson Coors Q3 and YTD by region - focus 5 Nov 2015

Earlier today, Molson Coors reported its Q3 and YTD results. Here,  just-drinks takes closer look at the brewer’s Q3 performance by region.

Molson Coors targets Coors Light Canada woes 7 Aug 2014

Molson Coors has said there is “more work to be done” on Coors Light in Canada despite a slight rally for the brand in the second quarter.

Molson Coors to remain focussed on innovation -CEO 13 Feb 2014

Molson Coors’ CEO has declared that innovation remains the company’s “top priority” in 2014 as part of a bid to attract new drinkers.

Focus - Molson Coors' Q4 Performance by Region 13 Feb 2014

Earlier today, Molson Coors reported a healthy rise in full-year net profits and sales. Fourth-quarter profits also leapt, but the brewer's sales were flat in the last three months of the year. Here just-drinks takes closer look at the brewer’s Q4 performance by region.

just the Facts - Canada's Beer Market 5 Nov 2013

A new report - From Farm to Glass: The Value of Beer - published today (5 November) reveals some key facts and figures on Canada's beer market. Here's we present highlights from the report, which was commissioned by Beer Canada, and published by the Conference Board of Canada:

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Keurig cuts Kold price for Canada launch 24 Nov 2015

Keurig Green Mountain has reduced the price of the Keurig Kold for its Canadian launch.

Brown-Forman gives Collingwood US upgrade 23 Nov 2015

Brown-Forman has updated the packaging for its Collingwood Canadian whisky brand in the US.

Canada province moves to privatise liquor stores 20 Nov 2015

Canada has moved a step closer to a privatised drinks retailing industry following Saskatchewan province's plan to privatise 40 of its liquor stores. 

Labatt Breweries snaps up Mark Anthony rights 11 Nov 2015

Anheuser-Busch InBev's Canadian unit, Labatt Breweries, is to up its “near-beer” interests with the US$350m purchase of the Canadian rights to a range of primarily spirit-based beers and ciders from Mark Anthony Group.

Beam Suntory takes Scotch whisky to Canada 10 Nov 2015

Beam Suntory, the spirits unit formed when Suntory Holdings bought Beam Inc last year, is to launch its combined Scotch whisky portfolio into Canada.

Big Rock's YTD hit by new brewery costs 9 Nov 2015

The launch of a new brewery and restaurant and increased costs have hit Big Rock's YTD performance. 

Molson Coors sells old brewery for new in Canada 6 Nov 2015

Molson Coors is set to build a new brewery in Canada, in order to better meet the needs of a changing market.

A-B InBev's Canadian unit swoops for craft brewer 9 Oct 2015

Anheuser Busch-InBev's Canadian unit Labatt Breweries of Canada has purchased Toronto craft brewer Mill Street Brewery. 

Younger consumers willing to spend more on wine 7 Oct 2015

Younger, affluent Canadians are more involved in consuming wine and are willing to spend more on the average bottle, according to a report from Wine Intelligence.

Ontario clears path for retailer sales 25 Sep 2015

Canadian province Ontario is to allow 60 grocery stores to sell beer as it continues plans to relax alcohol monopoly laws for the benefit of small brewers.

Latest blogs

Molson Coors' Beer Fridge - the gift that keeps on giving 2 Jul 2014

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

Molson Coors' Sochi beer fridge: an idea with legs 12 Feb 2014

It must be high-fives all round among the marketing team at Molson Coors’ Canada unit.