Cinco de Lame-o: What Happened?
FILED MAY 18, 2018
We got lots of good feedback from our report that Nielsen scans showed Cinco de Mayo was less than spectacular even though it occurred on a Saturday this year.
3G's Lemann a "Terrified Dinosaur"
FILED MAY 17, 2018
Jorge Paulo Lemann, co-founder of 3G Capital, joined others on stage at the 2018 Milken Institute Global Conference where he candidly admitted that in the age of craft brands and Amazon, "I'm a terrified dinosaur," according to Forbes.
Cinco de Malaise
FILED MAY 16, 2018
The latest round of Nielsen numbers are in and uh, what the heck happened on Cinco de Mayo?
Pete Coors: Aluminum Market a Relic
FILED MAY 15, 2018
Molson Coors chairman Pete Coors is in the news again this week: This time on the byzantine ways in which aluminum is priced in this country.
Ninkasi CEO Cheryl Collins Stepping Down, Nikos Ridge to Be Chief Again
FILED MAY 14, 2018
A little over a year ago, Ninkasi Brewing Company announced that then COO, Cheryl Collins, would be promoted and take over the CEO reins from co-founder Nikos Ridge. Over this past weekend, however, news came in that Cheryl would be handing the reins back over to Nikos and depart from the company, effective June 18, per release.
Beer Institute Predicts Tough 2018
FILED MAY 11, 2018
The Beer Institute's chief economist Michael Uhrich gave his annual U.S. State of the Industry report yesterday, and in general it doesn't look pretty. Highlights:
Stone Moves to Dismiss All of MillerCoors' Counterclaims
FILED MAY 10, 2018
The back and forth between Stone Brewing and MillerCoors is in full swing at the U.S. District Court in California.