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M&A may be brewers' easiest route to growth Subscription

31 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

AB InBev’s third quarter figures came in well below expectations today – illustrating the mounting challenge for global fmcg companies to sustain growth.

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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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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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Scaremongering sugar debate does not help children

13 Nov 2014

I write in response to a report on sugar (‘Action on Sugar claims a quarter of kids’ juice drinks have as much sugar as Co…

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13 Nov 2014

I was very pleased to see the continuation of The Grocer’s Top New Talent programme…

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