Anheuser-Busch Cos., St. Louis, posted 3.1% domestic volume growth to 92.7 million barrels of beer in 1998. Its share of the domestic beer market grew by 0.8 of a percentage point to 46.4%. The world's largest brewer earned $1.2 billion in net income, up 5.5% from '97. Gross sales were $13.2 billion, up 3%.
Copyright February 1999, Crain Communications Inc.