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  • bars around the world have been forced to close or find new ways of operating on that is showing up in earnings from the big brewers.

  • On Wednesday, the world's number two said that it did manage to beat forecasts in the June to September quarter.

  • Heineken benefited from a surprise jump in sales in the Americas that helped it limiter, dropping volumes to 1.9% over the period when analysts had expected something about three times worse.

  • But profit margins took a hit as people shifted from bar to store purchases on the beer maker said the coming months could be very volatile.

  • With more national restrictions in prospect.

  • Germany, for one, is reportedly likely to close bars and restaurants again.

  • Now Heineken says it will cut costs and restructure its head and regional offices.

  • It aims to reduce personnel costs by 20%.

  • World number three Carlsberg reported numbers late the previous day it to beat forecasts thanks to strong sales in China and Russia.

  • As a result, the Danish firm said this year's profits would decline less than it previously expected, but volumes at bars and restaurants were down 1/5 on last year on the firm warned, off increasing pressure in coming quarters.

  • On a down day for broader markets, Carlsberg shares were still in the green.

  • By early afternoon.

  • Heineken fell over 4%.

  • No.

bars around the world have been forced to close or find new ways of operating on that is showing up in earnings from the big brewers.

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B1 INT world number firm beat expected limiter benefited

Megabrewers beat forecasts, but fear lockdowns

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    林宜悉   posted on 2020/10/28
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