Business May 11, 2016

Thirsty patriots?: This 'America' is for you

There's no trademark on America. Budweiser, now owned by Belgium's AB Inbev, will rename its beer "America" this summer and alter its labels with images and phrases affiliated with the republic. The red, white and blue campaign is being launched into a very competitive market already ...

Asahi makes offer for Peroni, Grolsch beers from AB InBev

Business / Corporate Feb 11, 2016

Asahi makes offer for Peroni, Grolsch beers from AB InBev

Budweiser brewer AB InBev has received a binding offer of €2.55 billion ($2.85 billion) from Asahi Group Holdings for the European beer brands Grolsch, Peroni and Meantime — a sale that is meant to address regulatory concerns about AB InBev's mega-merger with SABMiller. The offer, ...

Sponsors want Blatter out

Soccer Oct 3, 2015

Sponsors want Blatter out

Sepp Blatter defied calls from FIFA sponsors Budweiser, Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Visa on Friday to quit immediately as president of world soccer's governing body rather than clinging on until the emergency election in February. The interventions from the long-standing sponsors come a week after the ...