Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

MillerCoors JV chooses "neutral" Windy City for corporate headquarters

CHICAGO -- On the heels of InBev's acquisition of Anheuser-Busch, MillerCoors—the joint venture between SABMiller PLC and Molson Coors—said that it will locate its headquarters in downtown Chicago. The company will bring between 300 and 400 executive and management jobs to the city beginning in...

Power-Pak's retailer roster includes 7-Eleven, Hess, Wawa

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. -- Skinny Nutritional Corp., marketer and distributor of Skinny Water, a zero-calorie, multi-functional water, has entered into a distribution agreement for the southeastern Pennsylvania region with Power-Pak Beverage, the distributor of Red Bull energy drink. This is the fifth...

$52 billion deal is brew's biggest, but how will it affect c-stores?

LEUVEN, Belgium & ST. LOUIS-- The planned merger of InBev and Anheuser-Busch to create the world 's largest brewing company sent shockwaves in the convenience store arena where A-B dominates market share.For years, the relationship has been one of extraordinary reciprocation—for A-B, c-stores...

Has advised both parties that it is reserving its contractual rights
What the troops are drinking, smoking
McMahan to succeed the departing Kunze
Fred's Minit Mart LLC recently announced its self-branded fountain drink line, Minit Mix.
Retailer will sell Layfield's "energy and virility" beverage.
A-B calls its bluff
7-Eleven to celebrate 7/11; first frozen Monster beverage not sold in can