Lack of Leadership (and maybe pricing) At Root of Beer Industry's Woes
FILED AUGUST 21, 2017
Last week, Evercore summed the main theme of Bump Williams' inaugural conference thusly: Lack of leadership from the largest brewers is at least in part to blame for industry woes.
New Twists on Bud Light Team Cans
FILED AUGUST 18, 2017
Yesterday Bud Light announced the latest iteration of its NFL team packaging.
Phusion Projects Bring John Daly Grip It & Sip It Hard Tea Line
FILED AUGUST 17, 2017
The latest to enter the hard tea fray is Phusion Projects. They've teamed with John Daly to bring his namesake cocktail of tea, lemonade and booze nationwide. The new John Daly's Grip It & Sip It hard tea line features 8% ABV "Hard Tea" and "Half & Half" flavors, in 16 oz. cans. They're made with real black tea.
Latest Nielsen: Four Surprising Stats
FILED AUGUST 16, 2017
The latest round of Nielsen numbers are in and there are several things we'd like to point out.
Beer at the Half Year: Still Bev Alc's Straggler
FILED AUGUST 15, 2017
According to Nielsen and Nielsen CGA data, the 52 weeks ended June 17 still saw beer growing slower than wine and spirits, across all channels.
A-B Drops Lawsuit as Southeast Wholesalers Back out of MegaMerger
FILED AUGUST 14, 2017
When Anheuser-Busch announced its disapproval of R.A. Jeffreys, Crown and Southern Eagle's attempt to merge back in April and a subsequent suit against the transaction, we thought we might be gearing up for a southern showdown.
A Big Distribution Disruptor
FILED AUGUST 11, 2017
Cheryl Murphy Durzy had worked on the wine sales/distribution side of her family's winery for 20 years. There, she encountered a common supplier's lament: Not being able to get distributors' attention, or being too small to matter.