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City snapshot: AB InBev announces $1bn share buyback and dividend hike Subscription

26 Feb 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

The world’s largest brewer AB InBev (ABI) has announced a $1bn share buyback programme and predicted that its beer volumes will rise in 2015. Plus, British American Tobacco’s sales decline beats expectations, Morrisons shares rise and the all the other latest news from the City.


The Grocer Says: 3G Capital’s rumoured SABMiller bid is a new take on an old story Subscription

16 Feb 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Shares in global brewer SABMiller (SAB) were up by more than 2.5% this morning on weekend reports that Brazilian investment giant 3G Capital was eying up a swoop for the UK-listed firm.

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AB InBev launches "hackathon" in search of tech innovation

11 Feb 2015 | By Andrew Don

Beverage giant wants to find best program for suggesting food and drink pairings

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Girls' night out reminds us to get the Baileys in

28 Nov 2014 | By Mark Dishman

The glad rags are on, the friends are assembled and the taxis are hailed…

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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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26 Apr 2015

The numbers, to an educated consumer, seem small. Compare them to the CEO’s salary.

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Tesco was not listening to its shoppers

26 Apr 2015

Tesco’s downfall offers a lesson to everyone in branding, marketing and design…

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