Heineken To Cut 8,000 Jobs As Virus Takes Fizz Out Of Sales

The world's number two brewer after Belgian-Brazilian AB InBev will slash nearly 10% of its workforce as COVID-19 restrictions keep bars and restaurants closed.


Desperate Craft Brewers Urge Govt To Lift Alcohol Sales Ban To Save Businesses

Several businesses that Eyewitness News spoke to said that they had struggled to settle their bills and maintain jobs since President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the third ban on alcohol sales in Decemb

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China’s Xi Pens Letter To Starbucks Tycoon To Promote Trade

Xi, responding to an earlier message from Schultz, urged the multi-billionaire to "continue to play an active role in promoting China-US economic and trade cooperation", the official Xinhua news agenc


Cheers! Carling Black Label To Sponsor Currie Cup

No financial details were disclosed at the announcement in Johannesburg, but an official said the sponsorship will greatly reduce the competition costs incurred by SA Rugby.


Vodacom Super Rugby Set To Resume

The competition went into lockdown with the rest of South Africa at the end of March but returns with three added teams and a chase to a unique finale in November.


Dak Network Calls On Namaqua Wines To Remove Khoisan Images From Packaging

The DAK Network advocates for the rights and culture of the Khoisan people.


Maker Of Savanna & Amarula Says It Lost R4.6bn In Revenue During Alcohol Ban

On 702's The Money Show, Distell Group CEO Richard Rushton quantified the 'dramatic' impact of the ban on the sale of alcohol during the lockdown and speculated about recovery for the alcohol industry


Heineken Cautious On Outlook After June Pick-up

The company said Europe, Mexico and South Africa had led the sales decline, while its large Vietnam market fared better.


Cheers! Ct Shoppers Brave Long Queues To Get Hands On Alcohol

There were long queues at many stores and at just after 4pm on Monday afternoon the queue at Ultra Liquors in Wynberg was about 60 metres long.


Sa Wine Industry Still Reeling From Effects Of Exports Ban

Wine exports were prohibited for five weeks during the strict national lockdown under level 5.

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