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City News: AB InBev’s new top team will benefit from post-lockdown resurgences

AB InBev confirmed on Thursday that CEO Carlos Brito would step down after 15 years in charge, to be replaced by North America chief Michel Doukeris, amid a strong rebound of first quarter sales as coronavirus restrictions eased across key markets.

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City snapshot: AB InBev boss Carlos Brito to step down

The world’s largest brewer AB InBev has announced CEO Carlos Brito will step down after 15 years in charge, to be replaced by North America chief Michel Doukeris. Plus ABI posts strong start to 2021, Virgin Wines and Glanbia up guidance and all the rest of the latest news from the City

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AB InBev and Lavazza tap GreenJinn’s new promotions tool Treasure

A beta version of Treasure has already been used by AB InBev’s canned wine brand Babe

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Bud Light to challenge White Claw with trio of hard seltzers

Bud Light Seltzer, which was previously only available in the US, will launch in the UK with a 4% abv version

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Budweiser Brewing Group to invest £115m-plus in its UK breweries

It will invest £72m in the South Wales site and £45m in the Lancashire site

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Optimistic Heineken promises ‘we’ll meet again’

Heineken proved smart and opportunistic with last week’s ‘Don’t drink and start a league’ social media spots

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Textiles 2030: fashion industry pledge is a smart solution with some serious backers

Fast fashion is unlikely to go anywhere. So Wrap was savvy to get the likes of Primark and the supermarkets on board with its latest sustainability initiative

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As the low & no category takes off, are retailers getting it right?

The latest episode of the Convenience Mix podcast focuses on the untapped opportunity for driving low & no sales

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Budweiser’s dog delivers renewable energy message

A dalmatian’s ears and chops flutter in the breeze, backed by the simple, sublime sound of Bob Dylan’s Blowin’ in the Wind

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Lockdown is the perfect time for food & drink brands to bring in new shoppers

Many shoppers are searching for a bit of novelty for their trolley, says Darryl Hinksman, head of business development at Westons Cider