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Heineken shareholder FEMSA announces €2.5bn share sale Subscription

19 Sep 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Mexican Coca-Cola bottler FEMSA has announced it has reduced its shareholding in Heineken by selling stock worth €2.5bn and representing 5.2% of the brewer’s shares.


Heineken's Punch Taverns takeover gets CMA green light Subscription

18 Aug 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Heineken’s proposed takeover of a significant portion of Punch Taverns’ pubs has been given the go-ahead by the Competition & Markets Authority.

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City snapshot: CMA finds Heineken’s Punch Taverns deal could reduce competition in 33 local areas Subscription

13 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The Competition and Markets Authoroty has ordered Heineken to address competition concerns over 33 local areas across Great Britain, but said the £305m deal raised no competition issues for brewers. Plus all the latest news from the City

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Supermarkets slash booze deals as overall promos fall Subscription

13 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

A cutback on booze deals drove a significant drop in promotional activity across the mults last month

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Scotch can’t blame declining sales on alcohol duty hikes Subscription

16 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

If beleaguered Scotch brands want to get back into growth, they need to start considering how to appeal to rapidly changing tastes …

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Has the craft beer craze crested? Subscription

21 Sep 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

British craft beer is arguably the best it’s ever been. The problem is there’s just so damn much of it, so is the glass half empty?


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Craft beer can connect in new and meaningful ways

04 May 2017

Sir, It was interesting to read ‘How the craft beer boom is shaking up the BWS aisles’


Climate change, Defra, and Andrea Leadsom Subscription

28 Jul 2016

Sir, Defra is one organisation that could really benefit from a Brexiteer at its helm

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