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Japan's Largest Brewer takes on the Europeans

Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. will ramp up sales of its top-selling Super Dry beer in Europe with local production aided by faster integration of last …

Beer

The 2 Best Dividend Stocks in Beverages -- The Motley Fool

Looking to boost your investment income? Then check out these two dominant beverage companies.<p>What's more important to you as an investor: current …

Stocks

When You Say Budweiser, You've Said It All

Recent acquisitions and organic growth have made Anheuser-Busch InBev the largest and most profitable global beer brewer.<p>SABMiller Acquisition has …

Business

Are Mass Brewers Seeing a Craft Beer Blowback?

It was bound to happen sooner or later: The beer industry may have reached the tipping point with craft brewery acquisitions that means such deals will no longer have the same payoff for the major brewing companies.<p>And that's not only because of slowing growth in the craft beer segment or the …

Stocks

Australia's second biggest brewer calls time on bearded hipsters

It may be a sign that peak bearded-hipster has been reached. Australia's second largest beer company, Lion, is swinging its sights on the forgotten …

Australian News

AB Inbev Urges Mexicans Not to Cross Border and to Sell Beer Instead

Anheuser-Busch InBev will urge Mexicans who plan to cross the border into the U.S. to become undocumented workers to stay -- and become small …

Advertising Industry

Boston Beer? More Like Tea and Seltzer

With ever more competition in the craft-beer industry, Boston Beer Company has increasingly turned its attention toward other alcoholic pursuits. …

Boston Beer Company

Startup craft brewer in St. Louis carving niche in non-alcoholic beer

Wellbeing Brewing Co.'s non-alcoholic beer will be sold in St. Louis and Denver.

St. Louis

JSE posts broad-based losses with banks and general retailers faring worst

The JSE closed lower on Wednesday, amid mixed global equity markets and lacklustre local data.<p>Renewed focus has fallen on SA’s broader political and …

Markets

New law means extra costs for large craft brewers — unless they're owned by brewing giants

The latest draft of beer legislation in Texas has left a bitter taste in the mouths of some craft brewers.<p>House Bill 3287, which lawmakers passed …

This may drive up the rates of drinking and driving

A scary new projection says that self-driving technology could spur drivers to drink on the roads<p>Self-driving cars may rev up alcohol sales — and …

Money

Executives From Google, Macy’s Slated for Shoptalk 2018

Topics include e-commerce technology, in-store retailing and artificial intelligence as well as fulfillment and logistics.<p>Shoptalk has unveiled its …

Trends

More Than 70 Wildfires Rage Across The Northwest But Leave Liquor Industry Intact

<i>DISCLOSURE: I write for The Beer Necessities, an AB InBev-funded consumer website, and have received free travel and/or lodging from some of the breweries mentioned below.</i><p>Maybe Donald Trump should have tweeted about it. But without a presidential tweet to set the news agenda and with the …

Beer

JSE tracks higher global markets amid relief rally

The JSE closed in positive territory on Monday, tracking firmer global equity markets, which gained after North Korea refrained from provocation …

Markets

Price of a pint ‘is about to shoot up’, world’s biggest beer company warns

It might come as a shock to anyone used to paying a fiver a pint – but the price of beer in British pubs is about to shoot up even more.<p>Hurricane …

Human Geography

Is Anheuser-Busch Done with Craft Brewery Buyouts?

"Our plate's full," says Felipe Szpigel, president of The High End, A-B InBev's craft acquisition arm.<p>Changes are afoot at The High End, the division …

The new CFO of Heinz Kraft is 29 years old

You may have bottles of ketchup in your fridge older than new chief financial officer of Kraft Heinz.<p>David Knopf, 29, will assume the role Oct. 1, the company said today (Sept. 8), making him the youngest CFO to lead one of the US’s largest companies. (The next youngest, at 27<i>,</i> is Andrew Power of …

Business

Is Anheuser-Busch InBev Damaging Its Own Beer Sales? -- The Motley Fool

The brewing giant risks further alienating beer drinkers by mocking craft beer in a new ad campaign.<p><b>Anheuser-Busch InBev</b> (NYSE:BUD) is once again …

Stocks

Anheuser-Busch InBev Slashes Workforce, Hundreds of High End Employees Impacted

After adding nearly 2000 workers over the course of acquiring 10 U.S. craft breweries, Anheuser-Busch InBev is doing some cutting.<p>The company …

Beer

AB InBev High End Beer Division Lays Off 90% Of Its Sales Force

Anheuser-Busch InBev has laid off 380 employees from its High End division, which oversees craft brewery acquisitions and super-premium imports. As first reported by BeerStreetJournal.com, the layoffs have wiped out at least 90% of The High End’s nationwide sales force but do not include employees …

Business

Anheuser-Busch InBev reportedly lays off hundreds, mostly from craft beer-acquiring division

The multi-national beer conglomerate Anheuser-Busch InBev has laid off more than 350 workers company-wide, most of which had been working in The High End division, its craft brewery-acquiring arm. Beer blog Beer Street Journal was the first to report the news.<p>The High End notably purchased former …

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Drinks industry distorts alcohol cancer risk: scientists

LONDON, Sept 7 (Reuters) - The alcohol industry uses denial, distortion and distraction to mislead people about the risks of developing cancer from drinking, often employing similar tactics to those of the tobacco industry, a study said on Thursday.<p>Drinks industry organizations often present the …

Science

Now Guess Who's Getting Into Meal-Kit Delivery? -- The Motley Fool

First it was rival delivery services, then big food, and now big beverage.<p>As if <b>Blue Apron</b> (NYSE:APRN) didn't have enough worries, now it has to …

Investing

Australians Would Support an 'Independent' Beer Seal, Survey Finds

Similar labeling has been launched in the U.K. and U.S.<p>As the number of breweries in the United States has continued to grow at a rapid clip, the …

Craft Beer

Breweries Are Stockpiling Water to Prepare for Hurricane Recovery

After a hurricane, beer's number one ingredient can become extremely important… water.<p>In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and in the lead up to …

Hurricane Harvey

What Altria Group's Latest Dividend Increase Really Means for Investors -- The Motley Fool

An impressive track record of dividend growth continued for the tobacco giant.<p><b>Altria Group</b> (NYSE:MO) has been one of the best long-term investments …

Stocks

Mars to invest around $1 billion in sustainability plan

While many businesses have been working on becoming more sustainable, the current level of progress is nowhere near enough, according to the CEO of …

Sustainability

What Google bros have in common with medieval beer bros

When the anti-diversity memo by (now former) Google employee James Damore went viral, all I could think of was medieval brewing.<p>In the memo, Damore …

Gender

3 Consumer-Goods Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 3%

Buying and holding solid dividend stocks is arguably the best way to predictably generate wealth over the long term. After all, you not only get paid to hang on to these stocks -- typically in the form of quarterly dividends -- but you also enjoy the potential to compound your gains with …

Stocks

How cocktail-making machines could put bartenders out of business

There are several good reasons why bars and nightclubs are on the decline.<p>Skyrocketing drink prices are making it too expensive to go out. Smartphone apps mean it's easier for people to stay in touch. Dating apps are cutting out the need to mingle in person. Even larger televisions are allowing …

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