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AB InBev agrees terms of £71bn SABMiller takeover Subscription

11 Nov 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

AB InBev has today reached an agreement to acquire SABMiller for £71bn, after the board of the smaller company accepted an offer worth £44 a share.

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Stella Artois personalises chalices in run-up to Christmas

04 Nov 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

The brand is also bringing back its cork-stopped 75cl sharing bottle format

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SABMiller ratchets up cost-savings to bolster AB InBev defence Subscription

09 Oct 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

SABMiller has more than doubled its targeted cost savings over the next five years in latest move in the escalating takeover battle with AB InBev.

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Casillero del Diablo spends big but needs more fun Subscription

16 Nov 2015 | By Mark Dishman

It’s hard not to admire Casillero del Diablo’s confidence. Or budget

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Craft brewing revolution: the opportunities and choices Subscription

15 Oct 2015

Global brewing groups have been making low-profile acquisitions in order to tap growth potential of craft beer


What should Asda focus on to turn around falling sales?

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QUEUES OUTSIDE: Crowds of excited shoppers wait outside the Asda store in Wembley for the highly anticipated Black Friday sales. This years offers are 3 x times bigger and better than last year, with double the number of ranges on offer in 441 of its stor

Black Friday could stain reputations Subscription

20 Nov 2015

Asda’s decision to sit out this year’s Black Friday is likely to have been influenced more by prudence than passion

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Minimum price absent from Asda banana move Subscription

19 Nov 2015

It’s a shame that Asda has picked the lowest-hanging fruit when the trickier ones were still within reach

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