The trend of complication of Russian beer market is going on and in several directions at the same time. The range has got wider, the import and small segments are growing, namely craft beer, alcohol-free beer and special flavor beer. At the same time, all ex-mega brands and light lagers by Russian brewers are experiencing a decline of their shares. AB InBev Efes, Heineken, MBC and Pivzavod Trekhsosenskiy have exceeded the market, Carlsberg was developing slower than the market and Ochakovo as well as some other mid-sized breweries have been cutting down their volumes. To a big extent brewers’ performance was connected to their ability to reach agreement with networks, sacrifice their margin and enter new markets. Craft brewers are facing a serious danger of producers’ registration introduction – de facto licensing. ...
The global outlooks of the legal market of cannabis are excellent. It is possible to simultaneously imagine dry law repeal and craft brewing boom but not in one but in several consumer categories. For alcohol is contained in liquids and cannabis derivatives can be in three physical forms.The value of legal market of cannabis and its products can reach 10% of the world beer market in five years, and in 2030-2040 even reach the same scope provided the current rates of legalization and development of market infrastructure remain at the same level. Cannabinoids are actively integrating into the food industry from chewing gum to beverages deforming the pharmaceutical and alcohol markets, they influence the trends of healthy lifestyle and beauty. ...
Beer market of Kazakhstan acquired both traits of East European countries and South Eastern Asia taking a transitional position between them by many criteria and consumption style. Yet there is a positive trend in beer production which differs Kazakhstan from most of the neighboring countries. The market has remained consolidated in the hands of two international players because of its small size. However, it faces dynamic processes such as fast growth of draft beer sales, up and downs of regional companies and Carlsberg Group’s ultimate expansion. Excessive mainstream segment has declined over the recent years, yet, Zhigulevskoe and national brands with regional links have yielded their positions to a range of new products. In our review special attention was paid to regional analysis of the markets. In 14 regions of Kazakhstan we compared the companies’ positions, the market price segmentation and DIOT channel development. Besides we have compared the beer market of Kazakhstan to neighboring countries. ...
Molson Coors CEO Swinburn Total 2010 Pay Slid 18% To $7.76 Million
Swinburn received compensation totaling $9.46 million in 2009.
Molson Coors, whose brands include Miller Lite, Coors Light and Carling, paid Swinburn a base salary of $941,667 in 2010, compared with $875,000 the prior year. He will receive base pay of $1.08 million in the current year.
Swinburn received stock awards valued at $2.31 million, down from $3.5 million in the prior year. His stock option awards were valued at $1.54 million in 2010, up 10% from 2009.
Non-equity incentive compensation slid to $1.9 million from $2.1 million.
Molson Coors is beginning to see some rebound in beer sales as drinkers return to bars and restaurants. However, volumes declined throughout 2010.
The company said in the filing that it "made good progress" in building brands, innovating, reducing costs and strengthening its balance sheet. The company wasn't immediately available to provide additional details.
Peter Coors, chairman of the boards of Molson Coors and Miller Coors, received 2010 pay valued at $3.84 million, up 2% from the prior year. His base salary was about $850,000 in 2009 and 2010. The company said that because Coors is "an iconic figure" in the U.S. beer industry, there are no easy comparisons to peers in his position. Also, because Coors is a member of one of the company's founding families and a large shareholder--he personally held 13.2% of shares outstanding as of March 28--he would be "motivated" to stay with the company without retention payments.
15 Апр. 2011