Believe it or Not, MegaBrew Still Has A Hurdle to Clear
FILED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
We've been waiting on the last shoe to drop in MegaBrew for some time now, and it looks as though this may come to a wrap in the near future.
A-B Unveils Wholesaler Business System 2.0
FILED SEPTEMBER 18, 2017
Anheuser-Busch's annual ask of data entry from wholesalers, dubbed the "Wholesaler Business System" or WBS, hit the red network's inbox last month. And this year the WBS has a new look, WBS 2.0, as A-B calls it.
Beer Still Down Low-Singles in On-premise, as Wine & Spirits trend up
FILED SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Nielsen CGA released some on-premise numbers yesterday, covering the latest 52 weeks ending ended July 15.
Domestic Beer Dominates the On-Premise During NFL Kickoff
FILED SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
God bless the opening Sunday of the NFL season. If there's a weekend over the summer that we know beer still dominates, particularly in the on-premise, it's the NFL's opening weekend.
Franchise Bill Showdown in Massachusetts
FILED SEPTEMBER 13, 2017
Yesterday, Beer Distributors of Massachusetts advocated for their "emerging brewery bill" in front of the state's Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure.
Irma's Impact Felt Far and Wide
FILED SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
BBD checked in on a few industry members in the path of Irma, which has left several dead and millions without power in the Southeast. The hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm yesterday, but is still causing problems with its powerful winds and rain.
MillerCoors Planning Fruit-Flavored Light Beer, "Two Hats"
FILED SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
In the fight to recruit new LDA drinkers to team beer, MillerCoors has a new strategy: light beer (113 cals) with "all-natural fruit flavor," at category entry pricing.