Beverages

Beverage category news for the convenience store retail industry.

MillerCoors leadership team announced

LONDON & DENVER -- SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Co. have announced the MillerCoors leadership team. As previously announced, Leo Kiely, current CEO of Molson Coors, will be the CEO of MillerCoors; Tom Long, current CEO of Miller Brewing, will serve as president and chief commercial...

SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Co. said that the DOJ has completed its Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust review and closed its investigation.

LONDON & DENVER -- SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Co. said that they have been informed by the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice that the DOJ has completed its Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust review of their proposed joint venture and has closed its investigation. The...

Study shows downward economy has only "mild" impact on alcohol purchases

PHOENIX -- Alcoholic beverage purchases may be somewhat recession-proof, with the declining economy having only a mild impact on consumers' alcoholic beverage purchases at off-premise locations, such as grocery, liquor, convenience stores, warehouse clubs and other stores, according to a study...

Boo Koo Holdings Inc.'s new beverage, BooKoo Burner+, will launch with Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, the nation's second largest Coca-Cola bottler.
Dunn named chairman, CEO; other execs shift positions
Beverage company also targets S. Fla. c-stores through new distribution subsidiary
Kraft Foods said it is introducing four reformulated and one new Kool-Aid products that meet the company's better-for-you Sensible Solution guidelines.
Energy drink firm changes name, adds industry vets to board
Charles B. Fruit, a Coca-Cola Co. executive who played a key role in its global sports marketing efforts, died of a heart attack after his regular morning swim.
InBev also eying SABMiller purchase, according to reports

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