Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Nooyi appoints new president, fills two other roles

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- As talk of chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi preparing to retire makes the rounds, PepsiCo Inc. announced three senior leadership appointments June 20. In moves that the company said support its "strategic priorities and growth agenda," Ramon Laguarta, currently CEO of Europe Sub-...

Part of effort to invest in nonalcohol sector

ST. LOUIS -- Anheuser-Busch made another move into nonalcohol beverages with the purchase of an energy-drink and sparkling-water company. The beer giant announced its purchase of Hiball on July 20. Hiball makes organic energy drinks and sparkling energy waters under the Hiball brand, as well as...

Franchisees get a look at innovation in CSDs, energy drinks, beer and more

Partners with U.S. Beverage to build portfolio in the States
Limited-time package offers beers from across the country
Molson Coors partners with AriZona on FMB rollout
Officials threaten 1,100 layoffs without revenue boost
Cider maker readies for fall with new flavor, budget LTO

And four other beverages gaining space on c-store shelves

Budweiser’s America cans get specific, Sprite’s wrappers rap, upscale wine is canned and more