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Distell waits for tribunal ruling

16/09/2019 - 10:03

Local alcoholic beverages company, Distell Limited, will have to wait for the Competition Tribunal’s decision whether or not global beer brewer Anheuser-Busch (AB) InBev and SABMiller plc (SAB) have breached their merger conditions by striking exclusive deals with outlets.  

Distell hauled AB InBev and SAB before the Competition Tribunal yesterday, arguing that the company breached certain conditions by removing competitors’ advertising material at certain retail outlets when it merged with SABMiller. On June 30, 2016, the Competition Tribunal conditionally approved the multi-billion rand merge... 


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The changing UX and CX landscape

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An exceptional customer experience (CX) builds a foundation of loyalty and trust. Similarly, a positive user experience (UX) ...

Distell and AB Inbev square off in booze showdown

13/09/2019 - 10:28

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Entries now open for the 2nd Sunday Times Lifestyle Gin Awards, in partnership with Makro

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Brand loyalty on a worrying decline

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