Beer market of Russia 2018
- General market picture
- Foreign trade setting records
- Demography as challenge to branding
- Aged consumer
- Declining of youth brands
- Nostalgia on trend
- DIOT feels at home
- 5.0 Original is the new face of import
- Positions of Market Leaders
- Carlsberg Group
- AB InBev Efes
- AB InBev
Ukrainian beer market 2018
- Better than yesterday
- Performance by value
- Positions of Ukrainian brewers
The beer market dynamics in Russia is approaching zero, yet major brewers are divided into those who developed considerably in 2017 and those who considerably reduced their volumes. For instance, company Efes has managed to substantially extend their sales due to restrained pricing policy and activity in the modern trade. Heineken has also demonstrated an excellent performance promoted by significant increase of advertisement budgets launching a non-alcohol sort of the title brand and unusual activity in the economy market segment. Carlsberg and AB InBev have been focusing on margins and lost a market share of their inexpensive brands. Serious dependence on PET package and mass enthusiasm about Zhigulevskoe have negatively impacted the most of big regional brewers, that have been for the first time pressed by the leaders in the key sales channels, especially in Volga and Central regions. In the small business there has been a noticeable slowdown in appearing of new restaurant breweries, yet the number of craft breweries has been growing rapidly. In 2018, the beer market is likely to grow a little, while the share of AB InBev Efes may decrease due to the integration. ...
“Catalogue of Russian Beer Producers 2018” includes 1070 businesses ranging from large subsidiaries of international companies to rather small restaurant and craft microbreweries.The catalogue includes 32 large breweries, 75 regional breweries, 693 industrial mini- and microbreweries as well as 270 restaurant breweries. ...
Mexico’s FEMSA posts higher Q4 profit
The Monterrey-based company reported a fourth-quarter profit of 4.94 billion pesos ($401 million), up 21 percent from the year-earlier quarter, and said in a statement it is seeking to raise its dividend by more than 75 percent.
FEMSA's chain of Oxxo convenience stores, which grew with the opening of 415 stores in the quarter, reported revenue jumped 19 percent to 16.7 billion pesos. FEMSA ended the year with 8,426 Oxxo stores across Latin America.
Same-store sales -- sales at stores open more than a year -- jumped 7.9 percent in the quarter as they attracted more customers and customers spent more on average per purchase, FEMSA said.
The company also benefited from its 20 percent stake in Dutch beer company Heineken (HEIN.AS), which reported results that beat full-year earnings forecasts earlier this month.
FEMSA sold its beer unit to Heineken in April in exchange for the stake.
Chief Executive Jose Antonio Fernandez said the company is optimistic given that there seems to have been a gradual improvement in consumer confidence, as reflected in results from Oxxo.
FEMSA said in a statement it is proposing to raise the amount allotted for its dividend to 4.6 billion pesos this year, subject to approval at its annual shareholders' meeting in March.
The company operates the Oxxo convenience stores chain and controls Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOFL.MX), the biggest Coke bottler in the world.
The bottling affiliate reported a higher fourth-quarter profit earlier this week, even as it posted lower revenue that it attributed to the devaluation of the Venezuelan bolivar.
Consolidated revenues at FEMSA climbed almost 4 percent to 45.66 billion pesos. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased almost 9 percent to 8.72 billion pesos.
25 Фев. 2011