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Archive for 2007

BUSINESS STOCKMARKET: Majestic toast of stockmarket again

Dealers toasted Majestic Wine with a glass of Champagne as it posted profits bubbling up by 17% in the first half of this year. Tim How, chief executive, points out, “That is quite an encouraging uplift, as the market isn’t moving forwards anything like that.”

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

SHARE INDEX: Mexican rave

Investors show confidence in Latin American drinks companies.This month’s biggest news comes from Mexico, where beer brewer Grupo Modelo SA de CV has seen its share price rise by nearly 30%. The group’s principal brands include Corona Extra, Modelo Especial, Victoria, Pacifico, Negra Modelo, Anheuser-Busch, Budweiser and Bud Light.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

BUSINESS NEWS: Sapporo strengthens poison-pill defences

Sapporo holdings has further ramped up its defences against future unsolicited takeover attempts.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

BUSINESS NEWS: Takeover speculation for C&C

SABMiller has been linked to  C&C amid speculation that the brewer might make a takeover bid for the cider and spirit producing company.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

BUSINESS NEWS: Remy pays Maxxium compensation

Remy cointreau is to pay Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Edrington Group and V&S Group €240 million in compensation for leaving Maxxium.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

BUSINESS NEWS: Cobra beer sales up thanks to ad campaign

Lord Bilimoria will be celebrating the New Year in style after Cobra Beer’s successful performance in 2006.

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

Euromonitor International forecasts that volume sales of cider/perry will grow by 7.2%

Euromonitor International forecasts that volume sales of cider/perry will grow by an average annual rate of 7.2% between 2005-2010. Value sales are expected to grow by 10% per year over the same period, following a move towards premium brands

Thursday, January 4th, 2007 No Comments »

Scottish & Newcastle considers soft drinks

Scottish & Newcastle UK managing director John Dunsmore has indicated that the company may expand its portfolio to produce soft drinks in the UK.

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007 No Comments »

Family regains control of Taittinger

The Taittinger family is set to return to part-ownership of its Champagne house, agreeing to buy a 37% stake from  Crédit Agricole.

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007 No Comments »

AUSTRALIA – DAVID CLARKE – Aus Clarke

As chairman of McGuigan Simeon and owner of Poole’s Rock, David Clarke sees the market from opposite ends of the spectrum, says Julie Sheppard

Monday, January 1st, 2007 No Comments »

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