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Craft Brewery Finance: Open Book Management for Craft Breweries

Craft Brewery Finance: Open Book Management for Craft Breweries

One way to manage your brewery business differently, and more effectively, is with open book management. Open book management (OBM) is a system in which employees are provided with financial information so that they can make better business decisions.

Brewbound Voices: Considerations For Those Contemplating Employee Ownership

Brewbound Voices: Considerations For Those Contemplating Employee Ownership

Craft brewers who care about providing innovative benefits, competitive compensation, and tools for employee engagement might consider employee ownership as a part of a strategy to achieve these goals. Employee ownership provides a way for the current owners to sell their shares and also to create a unique employee benefit whose value is tied directly to the success of the business.

Brewbound Voices: CODO Design on Rebranding Craft Breweries

Brewbound Voices: CODO Design on Rebranding Craft Breweries

CODO Design has released new book titled Craft Beer, Rebranded, and the firm is sharing excerpts from the book, as well as its companion workbook to help breweries rebrand (should they be considering it).

Beer Business Finance: Break-Out Brands: What it’s like to win a GABF Gold Medal

Beer Business Finance: Break-Out Brands: What it’s like to win a GABF Gold Medal

Dave Marliave of Flat Tail Brewing Co. was at the Great American Beer Festival when he learned his brewery had just won a gold medal. “I would say I was speechless,” Marliave recalled. “But the reaction was quite the opposite. I jumped out of my chair and tried to stop crying before I got to the stage.”