Thursday Feb 27
UK: Heineken challenges spirit beer rivals as Desperados Verde expands launch
Heineken has warned potential spirit beer competitors in the UK that they'd "better be good" if they want a slice of the fast-growing category.
AMERICAS: Heineken expands Amstel Radler, Monteith's launch
Analysis - Will Heineken wobble in margin balancing act? Heineken's leadership team may not have been bristling with brio after full-year results yesterday.
The Washington Post
European Stocks Rise a Sixth Day as ING, SocGen Beat Estimates
European stocks rose for a sixth day, their longest winning streak this year, as companies from ING Groep NV to Societe Generale SA posted profit that beat estimates, and a report showed Chinese exports surged last month.
NETHERLANDS: Heineken CFO on FY results - video
Click play, above, to view a company-sourced interview with Heineken's CFO, RenA© Hooft Graafland, in which he discusses the brewer's FY results, which were released earlier today , and its outlook for the year ahead.
Heineken sees growth in emerging markets in 2014
It also plans "modest" price hikes. The Dutch brewer, however, stopped short of forecasting higher revenues for the year because weaker emerging market currencies will hurt its reported numbers.
Heineken sees 2014 sales advancing
Heineken NV, the world's third-biggest brewer, expects sales to advance this year after reporting a decline in 2013 profit amid weak consumption in central and eastern Europe.