SABMiller says the success of Peroni, which it claims is the number one super-premium beer in the UK, is much more a story of marketing than sales as it looks to redefine how and when consumers drink beer amid a wider slowdown in alcohol sales.
With an AB InBev and SABMiller takeover on the cards, Marketing Week explores whether the never-ending quest for global expansion could lead to a consumer backlash.
Camden Town Brewery is launching its first above the line campaign since AB InBev acquired the business in December last year. While the takeover news was met with widespread criticism within the craft community, the brand’s managing director Mark Turner insists the brand has remained independent.
Procter & Gamble promises to maintain its investment in “brands that are winning” following the departure of CEO David Taylor, who credits innovation and superior brand communications for driving a 7% boost to net sales.
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