The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman has criticised the payment terms of big businesses saying that they are “damaging” to small suppliers.
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.
The latest data from global big data and consumer insights specialist IRI Worldwide highlights the the pressure on Lion’s new XXXX Dry to resurrect the struggling brand’s fortunes.
On the Brews News Week podcast, we look at some interesting trials that could allow brewers to reuse their byproducts and the COVID-19 virus causes the IBD convention to be postponed.
Lion has responded to declining sales across its XXXX brand range by launching a dry variant to tap into a new generation of drinkers.
Lion’s owners Kirin have doubled down on their pharma and food focus, despite earnings and profit declines in their Australia-based business.
The ATO’s release of tax transparency figures revealed that CUB’s parent company did not pay any corporate tax for the fifth year running, but it’s a bit more complicated than that, according to experts.
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.
New Belgium’s employee owners have voted in favour of selling the brewery to Lion’s global craft division, Lion Little World Beverages.
This week Matt is calling in from Amsterdam to cover the news of the week including the opening of BrewDog in Brisbane and Lion Australia’s acquisition of New Belgium Brewing.