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Lockdowns weigh on German beer sales, hurt small brewers

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Bars have been closed for more than three months, Carnival celebrations are canceled, and it's not clear when things will get better in Germany. That has left the boss of Braue...

Anheuser-Busch investing $1B to modernize US facilities

Anheuser-Busch said Wednesday it’s investing $1 billion over the next two years to modernize its U.S. facilities. Nearly half that amount will go to the company’s 12 major U.S. brewe...

German beer sales suffer as virus restrictions bite

BERLIN (AP) — Beer sales in Germany were down 5.5% last year, dragged lower by lengthy closures of bars and restaurants in the coronavirus pandemic, official data showed Monday. Germ...

The Latest: Germany records highest single-day death toll

BERLIN — Germany’s disease control agency has reported the highest single-day death toll from COVID-19. The Robert Koch Institute said Thursday that 1,244 deaths from coronavirus wer...

David Barclay, billionaire twin Telegraph owner, dies at 86

LONDON (AP) — David Barclay, one of the billionaire identical twins whose business empire includes Britain’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, has died, the newspaper said Wednesday. He was 86. ...

KURAND, Collaborating With Breweries across Japan, Has Relaunched Its E-Commerce Site in Hong Kong

TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 17 December 2020 - Liquor Innovation Co., Ltd (Head Office: Adachi-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Yasuro Ogiwara) has renewed "KURAND Hong Kong", an E-commerce sit...

Prime Now, Amazon's ultrafast grocery delivery service, becomes Amazon Fresh in Singapore

The new and improved ultrafast grocery delivery service, Amazon Fresh, will simplify the shopping experience for Prime members, offer greater selection, and introduce a new Recipes feature on Amazon.s...

The Latest: Russia sees record number of virus deaths again

MOSCOW — Russian authorities have registered a record number of coronavirus deaths for a second straight day. The government coronavirus task force reported 507 new deaths on Wednesd...

Los Angeles to consider stay-home order as COVID cases rise

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials in the nation’s largest county will discuss a possible stay-home order just days before Thanksgiving after a spike of coronavirus cases surpassed a threshold set by Los An...

The Latest: China tests millions amid new virus flare-ups

BEIJING — Chinese authorities are testing millions of people, imposing lockdowns and shutting down schools after multiple locally transmitted coronavirus cases were discovered in three cities across t...

Taiwan's Buckskin beer bags 16 gold and silver medals in 2020

Taiwanese beer company Buckskin said Thursday (Nov. 12) that it has won 16 gold and silver medals this year in various international competitions, including the top award for Asian breweries. In a ...

Florida's Pinellas County is one to watch on election night

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Latricia Robinson donned a surgical mask and marched into the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections office on a recent day to drop off her ballot, one of more than 135,00...

From Detroit to Oakland, pandemic threatens urban renewal

DETROIT (AP) — Downtown Detroit was returning to its roots as a vibrant city center, motoring away from its past as the model of urban ruin. Then the pandemic showed up, emptying onc...

'Crazy' beekeepers determined to make it in tough times

IOLA, Wis. (AP) — They wrote it right into their business plan -– an expectation that, each year, at least half the stock on which their livelihood depends would die. Building a busi...

The Latest: India's virus surge continues with 96,000 cases

NEW DELHI — India’s coronavirus cases have jumped by another 96,424 infections in the past 24 hours, showing little signs of slowing down. The Health Ministry on Friday raised the na...