Alan Clark

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A worker monitors beer bottles as they move along a conveyor belt on the automated beer bottling plant at SABMiller’s  brewery in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo: Bloomberg

SABMiller reported full-year profit above analyst expectations as performance picked up in the latter half of the year, but said trading would continu(...)

SABMiller is a target for its rival Heineken

Poor summer weather in China hit SABMiller’s lager sales in the second quarter, though higher prices and a jump in soft drink sales helped boost reven(...)

Despite the Heineken family’s  stance – it said it wanted to “preserve the heritage and identity of Heineken as an independent company” – it could come under pressure from other shareholders not to reject a future approach so swiftly. Photograph: Reuters/Stephen Hird

With a history stretching back 150 years, Heineken describes itself as “a proud, independent global brewer”. SABMiller, its bigger British rival, w(...)

“Would I like to write a blog for the Huffington Post? Certainly not . . . Most of the bloggers on HuffPo seem to have almost no comments, so one can’t see them shifting many books as a result.”

About 15 years ago, when Alan Clark was still alive and when he was Britain’s only entertaining MP, I rang him up and asked if I could interview him.H(...)

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