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Thursday 18 December 2014

Business

Heineken warning over financial outlook

Heineken sounded a bleak warning that depressed consumer confidence and poor summer weather would hit second-half figures after its first-half profits fell short of expectations.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 No Comments »

Diageo completes Mey Içki deal

Diageo has received regulatory clearance for the £1.3 billion acquisition of Mey Içki, the leading spirits company in Turkey.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 No Comments »

New identity for Beam Global

Beam Global Spirits & Wine has unveiled a new logo as it prepares to part from its parent company Fortune Brands.

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 No Comments »

Travel drives tax-free sales recovery

Wine and spirits travel retail sales have surged back into double-digit growth since the global economic crisis.

Monday, August 22nd, 2011 No Comments »

Diageo counters Euro woe

Diageo is expected to announce rising profits this week as increasing sales in emerging markets offset declines in Europe.

Monday, August 22nd, 2011 No Comments »

Dearie confident in global wine growth

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) remains confident that increasing demand for wine in Asia and Australasia will continue to offset declines in other markets.

Monday, August 22nd, 2011 No Comments »

Currency watch: No green shoots in sight

Now the riots have subsided and the endless debates have begun, this week a more qualified brand of pessimism came to the fore.

Friday, August 19th, 2011 No Comments »

SABMiller bid puts Treasury in the spotlight

A hostile bid by SABMiller for Foster’s throws up questions over the future of Treasury Wine Estates.

Friday, August 19th, 2011 No Comments »

SABMiller gets hostile over Foster’s bid

SABMiller has announced its intention to launch a hostile AU$9.5 billion takeover bid for Australian brewer Foster’s.

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 No Comments »

Lansley to address UK drinks trade

UK health secretary Andrew Lansley is to give the keynote address at next month’s annual WSTA Conference.

Monday, August 15th, 2011 No Comments »

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