Holsten has bought a 75 per cent stake in König-Pilsener Brauerei and agreed to acquire the remaining 25 per cent at a later date. The purchase makes Holsten the leading lager producer in Germany. The König and Kelts brands will continue to be marketed independently.


Poster Watch

Marketing Week

Safety rather than creativity was the trend this month and recall was way down. Michelin’s ‘spacewalk’ and BHS lingerie ranked equal top, while Sony – a brand usually associated with eye-catching ads – came bottom.

Colgate hires head of UK operations

Marketing Week

Colgate-Palmolive has appointed Nigel Burton, head of its Spanish operations, as general manager for the UK. Burton replaces Karen Guerra who left in August to take up the same position at the company’s office in France. She went with her husband, Fernando Guerra, who was managing director of New Zealand Milk, the owner of the […]


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