Craft beer has exploded on to the market, but the hop price rise could spell the end of small brewers and make it a ripe sector for M&A.
A growing number of U.S. brewers are finding success experimenting shandy. But will it just be a summer fling?
SAO PAULO, May 22- Afranio Sobrinho has one of the most unpopular jobs in Brazil. Sao Paulo's main reservoir fell last week to an all-time low of 7.8 percent of capacity, raising the specter of a water shortage in a country with the world's largest fresh-water reserves.
Testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Ukraine are what traders say could most affect markets in the week ahead.
Brewery Ommegang is stealing a page from the luxury brand playbook.
Each of the NBA's teams contributes an equal part of its sponsorship revenue into the league's revenue-sharing system.
Walgreen's pending acquisition of Alliance Boots can mean lower taxes and a better company, according to activist investor Barry Rosenstein.
Coca-Cola stands to lose a big chunk of revenue if a rival buys Monster Beverage. But there's a solution: Acquire the energy drink company.
This year's Nightclub & Bar Show in Las Vegas highlights the latest trends in the alcohol market.
YouGov's BrandIndex, which measures daily brand perception among consumers, released its annual ranking of the best perceived beers among consumers.
SEOUL, March 6- South Korea plans to ease rules to make mergers and acquisitions easier for private equity firms and local companies in a bid to facilitate the sale of an estimated 10 trillion won in assets of cash-strapped local conglomerates.
HONG KONG, March 5- The volume of M&A activity in South Korea has posted its strongest start to the year since 2008, rising 18 percent to date and dominated by a spate of private equity dealmaking.
Despite a slowdown in traditional beer production, craft breweries are experiencing almost a 10 percent increase because of shifting consumer tastes.
At a time when beer sales are slumping, Bud Light is finding success with its line of margarita-flavored malt beverages.
BEIJING, Feb 27- China's Ministry of Commerce plans to issue new draft rules in the first half of this year giving the authority more say in global merger transactions that may have an impact on domestic customers.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.
WASHINGTON, Feb 13- Consumer advocates and U.S. lawmakers are worried that Comcast Corp's proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc will create a company with too much power to decide what Americans can watch on television and do online, and they expect intense regulatory scrutiny of the deal.
NEW YORK, Feb 5- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA struck a deal to buy New York microbrewery Blue Point Brewing Co, as the world's largest beer maker seeks to increase its offerings in the fast-growing craft-beer segment.
Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discusses Budweiser's Super Bowl ad strategy designed to win back the 30 and under market share.