Asian tycoons near final battle in war for Singapore’s F&N

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Thailand’s third-richest man has raised his stake and takeover offer for Fraser and Neave Ltd to fend off a bid by a group led by Indonesian tycoon Stephen Riady as the battle for the Singapore property and drinks group draws towards a close. (more…)

DB Breweries embraces SAP technology

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New Zealand-based DB Breweries (DB) has deployed SAP’s web channel experience management (WCEM) software to set up a web shop. (more…)

Craft beer? Good things brewing in Montana

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Beer has had roots in this country for centuries. Virtually every Founding Father either made or enjoyed it. Today, thanks to the ingenuity of small and independent brewers, the United States has moved beyond offering only light American lager and now has more beer styles and brands to choose from than any other market in the world. (more…)

Canada. Restaurants Cut Steak Prices to Win Back Hockey Fans

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Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund (BPF-U) and Sportscene Group Inc. (SPS/A) are among companies ramping up advertising and offering discounts to win back National Hockey League fans after a 17-week lockout that cost Canadian companies as much as C$800 million ($812 million). (more…)

Anheuser-Busch Asks Studio to Obscure Labels in ‘Flight’

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The high-flying, alcoholic commercial airline pilot Whip Whitaker, portrayed by Denzel Washington in the drama “Flight,” has drawn objections from the beer brewer Anheuser-Busch and the distributor of Stolichnaya vodka for using their products in the movie without authorization, The Associated Press reported. (more…)