The Unnecessary Categorization of Everything (Or Why I Love Shibuya Crossing)

My buzz has completely worn off. Throwing back Asahi, Japan’s rice beer equivalent to Budweiser, the entire 12-hour flight over seemed like a good idea at the time, but now, standing in line at Japanese customs, I was beginning to rethink my decision to make friendly with the flight staff. When you’re flying with a … [ Read more]

Asahi Group Holdings announces plans to buy Grolsch and Peroni

Japanese beverage maker Asahi Group Holdings Ltd will submit a bid as early as next week to buy SABMiller PLC’s Grolsch and Peroni beer brands for as much as $3.41 billion, reports Reuters. If accepted, it would be the biggest overseas beverage acquisition ever by a Japanese company. Indicative offers are due in mid-January, with hopes … [ Read more]