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ReserveBar to Acquire Minibar Delivery

ReserveBar to Acquire Minibar Delivery

A pair of beverage alcohol e-commerce platforms are merging. E-commerce luxury spirits platform ReserveBar announced today that it will acquire Minibar Delivery, a marketplace that offers on-demand delivery of beer, wine and spirits.

Drizly: Another At-Home Holiday Season and BevAlc Gifting on Tap for 2021

Drizly: Another At-Home Holiday Season and BevAlc Gifting on Tap for 2021

Elevated off-premise sales, particularly for gift-giving, should continue for the remainder of the year as the holiday season approaches despite uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 delta variant, according to beverage alcohol industry panelists gathered by e-commerce, on-demand alcohol delivery platform Drizly.

DoorDash Marketplace Expands into On-Demand Alcohol Delivery

DoorDash Marketplace Expands into On-Demand Alcohol Delivery

As the world works its way back to pre-pandemic operations, lawmakers across the country are looking to make to-go sales of alcoholic beverages from bars and restaurants a lasting legacy, and DoorDash has launched its latest innovation in support of that effort. The on-demand food delivery service announced Monday that it has expanded its marketplace offerings into the alcoholic beverage category allowing consumers to pair a restaurant meal with a beer, wine or cocktail.

Drizly: Hard Seltzers Gained Share During Memorial Day Weekend; Online Alcohol Orders Begin to Slow

Drizly: Hard Seltzers Gained Share During Memorial Day Weekend; Online Alcohol Orders Begin to Slow

Consumers used the long weekend to sneak in an extra round with friends and family — and many purchased those drinks online. Sales on alcohol delivery on-demand marketplace Drizly spiked 30% on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, compared to the previous four Sundays in May, the company shared. The hard seltzer segment reached a 28% share of overall beer category sales during the holiday weekend, an increase of 3% over its overall share for the month.

Last Call: Sierra Nevada to Reopen Taprooms in May; GoPuff Raises $1.1B, More Than Doubles Valuation

Last Call: Sierra Nevada to Reopen Taprooms in May; GoPuff Raises $1.1B, More Than Doubles Valuation

Sierra Nevada has announced it will reopen its breweries in Chico, California, and Mills River, North Carolina, to the public in May after what will be a 14-month hiatus from on-site service, according to a report in the Chico Enterprise-Record. Philadelphia-headquartered, on-demand delivery platform goPuff announced the completion of a $1.15 billion fundraising round earlier this week.

Alcohol E-Commerce Household Penetration More Than Tripled in 2020

Alcohol E-Commerce Household Penetration More Than Tripled in 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced most Americans to stay home except for essential errands last spring, on-demand alcohol delivery e-commerce platform Drizly’s sales skyrocketed. “We saw years’ worth of growth — five years’ worth of growth — in just a three-month timeframe,” Drizly chief operating officer Cathy Lewenberg said.

NielsenIQ: Craft Beer Dollar Share Online Nearly Twice In-Store Share

NielsenIQ: Craft Beer Dollar Share Online Nearly Twice In-Store Share

Consumers spent $97 million on craft beer through e-commerce in 2020, which accounted for 24% of all beer category dollar sales online. In brick-and-mortar stores, however, craft beer makes up 12.6% of all dollar sales. In fact, craft has the second largest dollar share behind flavored malt beverages (32%), which include hard seltzers.