Bars and restaurants in the U.S. have, for the most part, reopened as more Americans receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Six months into 2021, how is the recovery of the on-premise channel shaping up? CGA’s Matthew Crompton and Andrew Hummel share their firm’s findings during the latest edition of Data Club.
Brewers Association chief economist Bart Watson dives into craft beer’s 2020 trends and looks ahead to 2021 on the latest edition of Brewbound Data Club. Watson discusses brewery opening and closing numbers, packaging format trends, and the growth of beyond beer offerings by small craft producers.
3 Tier Beverages founders Donn Bichsel Jr. and Joe Sepka and Brager Beverage Alcohol Consulting owner Danny Brager discuss the forthcoming “March Mountain” that the industry will begin cycling as the anniversary of the COVID-19 stock-up phase approaches. They also share advice on portfolio management, how to remain in the good graces of retailers and wholesalers that are cutting back on their product selections, product pricing and much more.
On the latest edition of Brewbound’s Data Club series, Bump Williams Consulting’s Dave Williams and Brian “BK” Krueger break down the growth beyond beer offerings and discuss the opportunities for brewers in these spaces.
Total beer dollar sales in off-premise retailers reached nearly $43.8 billion in 2020, according to market research firm IRI. The firm, which tracks category-wide sales at major off-premise retailers, reported a 14.7% increase in dollar sales and a 10% increase in volume sales at multi-outlet and convenience (MULC) stores (grocery, drug, club, dollar, mass-merchandiser and military) through December 27, 2020.
On the debut edition of Brewbound’s Data Club series, Drizly head of consumer insights Liz Paquette examines e-commerce trends in 2020 and offers a view of the future.