Anheuser-Busch InBev http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Business & Economy Rundown: Putting The 'Fun' in 'Fundraising' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/business-economy-rundown-putting-fun-fundraising <p>If you are a regular listener to our radio airwaves, you may have noticed that St. Louis Public Radio has been asking for your financial support &nbsp;to help keep our station up and running.</p><p>There are a million reasons to become a member and if you enjoy reading this Rundown, then that is one of the reasons. If you haven’t yet contributed, I encourage you to do so.</p><p>That’s the end of my pitch to try to get you to contribute… so read on!</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:49:58 +0000 Shula Neuman 34292 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Business & Economy Rundown: Putting The 'Fun' in 'Fundraising' Where Does Anheuser-Busch Fit In St. Louis' Changing Beer Scene? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/where-does-anheuser-busch-fit-st-louis-changing-beer-scene <p>The beer industry has been transformed by the rise of craft brews in recent years, and St. Louis is no exception; it’s home to microbreweries like <a href="http://schlafly.com/">Schlafly</a>, <a href="http://4handsbrewery.com/">Four Hands</a>, and <a href="http://urbanchestnut.com/home">Urban Chestnut</a>.</p><p>Now St. Louis mainstay <a href="http://www.ab-inbev.com/">Anheuser-Busch</a>, after being bought by Inbev, is pushing to retain its dominance in the U.S. among a new generation of beer connoisseurs—people like Jeff Wolf and Kelly McKee.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 11:04:00 +0000 Kelly MacNeil 31247 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Where Does Anheuser-Busch Fit In St. Louis' Changing Beer Scene? Anheuser-Busch InBev Completes $20.1B Grupo Modelo Deal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/anheuser-busch-inbev-completes-201b-grupo-modelo-deal <p>Anheuser-Busch&nbsp;InBev&nbsp;has completed its $20.1 billion purchase of Mexican brewer&nbsp;Grupo&nbsp;Modelo.</p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 21:57:17 +0000 The Associated Press 27063 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Anheuser-Busch InBev Completes $20.1B Grupo Modelo Deal Dept. Of Justice Signs Off On Anheuser-Busch InBev Purchase Of Grupo Modelo http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dept-justice-signs-anheuser-busch-inbev-purchase-grupo-modelo <p>The Department of Justice <a href="http://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/2013/April/13-at-452.html">announced on Friday</a> that it has reached an official settlement with Anheuser-Busch InBev and Grupo Modelo.&nbsp; The deal will allow AB InBev to proceed with its $20 billion purchase of the Mexican brewer.</p><p>AB InBev, has been trying to complete a buyout of Modelo, maker of the popular Corona brand, since last June.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:55:23 +0000 Adam Allington 25606 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Dept. Of Justice Signs Off On Anheuser-Busch InBev Purchase Of Grupo Modelo AB-InBev, Federal Government Reach Agreement On Grupo Modelo Purchase http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ab-inbev-federal-government-reach-agreement-grupo-modelo-purchase <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Beer giant&nbsp;</span>Anheuser<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Busch has reached a deal with the Justice Department that will allow the company to purchase Mexican brewer </span>Grupo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Modelo<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 22:24:45 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 25180 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org AB-InBev, Federal Government Reach Agreement On Grupo Modelo Purchase Budweiser May Seem Watery, But It Tests At Full Strength, Lab Says http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/budweiser-may-seem-watery-it-tests-full-strength-lab-says <strong>Update at 7:35 p.m. ET: Beer Is At Full Strength, Tests Say</strong><p>Samples of Budweiser and other Anheuser-Busch InBev beers were found to be in line with their advertised alcohol content, according to lab tests conducted at NPR's request. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 01:15:00 +0000 Dan Bobkoff 9721 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Budweiser May Seem Watery, But It Tests At Full Strength, Lab Says Budwater? Lawsuits Say AB-InBev Is Watering Down Its Brews http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/budwater-lawsuits-say-ab-inbev-watering-down-its-brews <p><em>Updated 3:34 p.m.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Beer lovers across the country have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing </span>Anheuser-Busch<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of watering down its Budweiser, </span>Michelob<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and other brands.</span></p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 21:23:09 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 9669 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Budwater? Lawsuits Say AB-InBev Is Watering Down Its Brews Mavericks, Hot Documents And Beer http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mavericks-hot-documents-and-beer The boards of American Airlines and US Airways just approved a merger of the two airlines. But the deal still has to win the approval of antitrust regulators at the Justice Department — regulators who last month sued to stop a merger between the beer giants Anheuser-Busch InBev and Grupo Modelo, which brews Corona.<p>The antitrust division has dozens of economists on staff. Their job, essentially, is to figure out whether a merger would reduce competition so much that a company could raise prices without losing business to competitors.<p>Sometimes, a company's own documents point the way. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 08:09:00 +0000 9285 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mavericks, Hot Documents And Beer Antitrust Lawsuit Filed Against Anheuser-Busch InBev http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/antitrust-lawsuit-filed-against-anheuser-busch-inbev <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. Department of Justice has filed an anti-trust lawsuit against </span>Anheuser-Busch<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>InBev<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The government alleges the company's plans to purchase&nbsp; Mexican brewer, </span>Grupo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Modelo<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, would give </span>AB-InBev<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> monopoly power to set prices.</span></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:24:44 +0000 Adam Allington 8877 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Antitrust Lawsuit Filed Against Anheuser-Busch InBev If You Notice The 'BUDWEISER' Sign Gone Next Week, Here's Why http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/if-you-notice-budweiser-sign-gone-next-week-heres-why <p></p><p>The famous “Budweiser” sign on the St. Louis brewery will start to come down on Monday.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But, have no fear - a new, brighter one will replace it in a few weeks.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The current sign on </span>Anheuser-Busch’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Bevo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Building has been up since 1979.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">General Manager Jeff Pitts says it was getting susceptible to bad weather.</span></p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 22:10:11 +0000 Maria Altman 8706 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org If You Notice The 'BUDWEISER' Sign Gone Next Week, Here's Why