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Heineken full-year 2017 by region - results data 12 Feb 2018

In mid-February, Heineken reported its results for 2017. The brewer saw sales on an organic basis climb by 5% in the 12 months, on the back of the 6% sales lift posted for the first half of 2017. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance in the 12-month period by region.


Heineken's Q3 exceeds expectations - Analysis 29 Oct 2015

Yesterday, Heineken released a strong set of Q3 numbers and the consensus from analysts seems to be: We knew it would be good, but not this good. 


Heineken's Q3 performance by region - Focus 28 Oct 2015

Earlier today, Heineken reported an 8% increase in Q3 sales. Here, just-drinks takes a closer look at the group's performance by region in the three months to the end of September:


Heineken's Q3 - preview 26 Oct 2015

On Wednesday, Heineken will report its third-quarter numbers. Here, just-drinks looks at the group's activities in the three months to the end of September:


Analysis - Heineken faces subdued Q2 amid tough comp's 23 Apr 2015

Heineken’s “solid progress” during the first quarter – to quote the words of CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer – could be checked temporarily over the next three months.

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Heineken proposes finance brain addition to supervisory board 12 Feb 2018

Heineken is looking to add the former CFO of ThyssenKrupp to its board of directors later this year.


Heineken up in 2017 as sales growth set to continue into 2018 - results 12 Feb 2018

Heineken has maintained its mid-single-digit rise in sales from the first half of 2017, posting a 5% top-line lift in the full 12 months of last year.


Lucas Bols appoints Dominiek Franken director of marketing 11 Jan 2018

Lucas Bols has recruited a former executive from FrieslandCampina to become the head of its global marketing operations.


SPI Group promises appeal after Stolichnaya court setback 10 Jan 2018

SPI Group has said it is disappointed after a Dutch court handed a Russian rival the rights to the Stolichnaya name across three countries.


Beam Suntory hands core distribution to De Kuyper Royal Distillers in Netherlands 29 Nov 2017

Beam Suntory is to realign its distribution in the Netherlands next year, linking up with the family-owned De Kuyper Royal Distillers for some of its core brands.


Pernod Ricard takes Malibu connected bottles to Amsterdam 23 Nov 2017

Pernod Ricard has expanded its Malibu Internet of Things activation to the Netherlands, adding an interactive game for consumers.


FrieslandCampina offloads juice maker Riedel to Standard Investment 18 Aug 2017

Dutch dairy company FrieslandCampina has agreed to sell fruit juice unit Riedel as demand in the category drops.


De Kuyper to handle AG Barr's Funkin in the Netherlands 7 Aug 2017

AG Barr has handed the distribution of its on-premise cocktail mixers brand Funkin to De Kuyper Royal Distillers in the Netherlands. 


Heineken volumes accelerate to drive H1 2017 sales - results 31 Jul 2017

Heineken has posted a solid lift in H1 sales as volumes increased in all of its regions.


Lucas Bols back on track for fiscal-2017 as Passoã JV drives sales - results 9 Jun 2017

Lucas Bols has recovered from a weak fiscal-2016 to post strong full-year sales gains on the back of a new JV with Remy Cointreau.

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Heineken kidnapping film gets go-ahead 9 Oct 2013

Heineken is about to have the most dramatic moment in its history given the Hollywood blockbuster treatment.