On the podcast this week, some great tips for breweries moving to online sales as well as the reaction to Asahi’s CUB acquisition.
The Independent Brewers Association has slammed the decision by the ACCC to approve the Asahi-CUB deal, and is asking consumers to back a campaign to break open tap contacts in the wake of it.
Regulator approval of the $16 billion Asahi deal for CUB is a “great outcome” although foreign investment board is still to review the deal.
The ACCC will not oppose Asahi’s acquisition of CUB after Asahi undertook to divest two of its beer brands and three of its cider brands.
Lion will take back untapped kegs from venues and refund the cost, as the big brewers attempt to help venues navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the podcast this week we look at some of the positive changes businesses are making to adapt to current economic and social challenges. In the mean time, the IBA is calling for a survival package.
CUB is navigating the skills shortages facing the industry by investing in traineeships, including newly-launched programmes to develop their analytics expertise.
Sports clubs will be able to order beer and get rebates through Carlton and United’s newly-launched Club Connect drinks site, funneling small club purchases through the platform.
Asahi has told the ACCC it will divest a raft of its cider and beer brands including Strongbow, Becks and Stella if the $16 billion CUB deal goes through.
Complaints made to ABAC against XXXX Gold, Furphy, Matso’s and 4 Pines covering product placement rules, social media and public transport advertising have all been dismissed by a panel.