The global top four brewers are leading the consolidation in the beer sector, according to a new report from international financial services provider, Rabobank. The current top-four brewers, AB InBev, SAB Miller, Heineken and Carlsberg, have tripled their combined market
Bicester has become the 500th Fairtrade town today. The Oxfordshire town joins a growing international Fairtrade towns movement, which spans 19 countries and unites capital cities such as Rome, Brussels, Paris and London with small market towns and remote Scottish
Matt Brittin, managing director of Google UK and Ireland, emphasised the importance of keeping up with the consumer via social media and mobile connections at the 2010 IGD Convention. Brittin highlighted the growth of Facebook (500m people are on Facebook
Domino’s Pizza, the UK’s number one pizza delivery company, has celebrated its 25th anniversary, and marked the occasion by giving away pizza at its Luton store, the first branch opened by the chain in 1985. The local community in Luton
European businesses who import or sell food and drink products from China are walking into a potential legal and media storm, according to a leading insurance broker. Presenting figures from a new study, The Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed,
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline and the UK’s number one domestic carrier, has launched a £500,000 business travel campaign today. At the same time, Flybe is launching a new route between Edinburgh and Paris Charles de Gaulle plus increased frequencies
Spar International is to open stores in Vietnam, taking its presence to 34 countries worldwide. Spar has teamed up with the wholesale distribution business Phu Thai Group to open 26 large Spar supermarkets and hypermarkets over the next three years.
Asda is expanding into the convenience market with plans for a range of smaller format stores. The Wal-Mart-owned supermarket, is also developing its non-food, Asda Living store portfolio and its online business to reach more customers. Announcing Asda’s 2009 results,