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AB InBev hit by slowdowns in US, Russia and China

31 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Global brewing group AB InBev posted below expectation growth this morning, with third quarter revenue rising by 2.3% as overall beer volumes fell thanks to a slowdown in US and China.

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Carling is booze's biggest ad spender as investment surges 35% Video

31 Oct 2014 | By Natalie Brown

Heritage and craftsmanship were the focus of alcohol’s biggest advertising spenders this year, as cider brands championed their roots in TV ads.

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UK chief Inge Plochaet to leave ABInBev

22 Sep 2014 | By Vince Bamford

ABInBev UK and Ireland President Inge Plochaet is to leave the business at the end of the year.

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Portman Group's increased interference is unacceptable

17 Oct 2014 | By Steve Parfett

I have written before of my concerns that initiatives introduced by local authorities…

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Marston's show has One Ale of a Job to keep viewers interested

30 Aug 2014 | By James Halliwell

“We like to think of ourselves as the fourth emergency service,” said two cheery Marston’s drivers…

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31 Oct 2014

Comments by Mark Price, the MD of Waitrose, that changes in British shopping habits are “far more fundamental than the dis…

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30 Oct 2014

Sir: As a local shop owner I have been campaigning on the broken system of business rates for the past few years (‘Business rates need

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