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Nielsen: Beer Category Sales Top $1 Billion in 4 of the Last 5 Weeks

Nielsen: Beer Category Sales Top $1 Billion in 4 of the Last 5 Weeks

Beer category dollar sales in off-premise retailers have now topped $1 billion in four of the last five weeks, according to market research firm Nielsen. For the one-week period ending June 20, off-premise scans increased 21.2%, to $1.02 billion, the firm reported. Category sales also reached $1 billion for the weeks ending June 13, as well as the weeks ending May 23 and May 30, which bookended the Memorial Day holiday. Sales fell just short of the $1 billion mark for the week ending June 6, totaling $998.4 million.

Artisanal Brewing Ventures Installs Air Purification System at Taprooms; Consumers Continuing to Return Cautiously to On-Premise Establishments

Artisanal Brewing Ventures Installs Air Purification System at Taprooms; Consumers Continuing to Return Cautiously to On-Premise Establishments

As it planned for eventual reopenings of its 11 own-premise locations, craft beverage rollup Artisanal Brewing Ventures surveyed consumers in April and found they wanted more than just the basics to combat the spread of COVID-19 inside taprooms. So, ABV is going a step farther and adding needlepoint bipolar ionization (NPBI) technology to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems at its nine indoor locations by the end of June.

Off-Premise Beer Category Sales Exceed $1 Billion in 3 of Last 4 Weeks

Off-Premise Beer Category Sales Exceed $1 Billion in 3 of Last 4 Weeks

Off-premise beer category dollar sales have topped $1 billion in three of the last four weeks, according to market research firm Nielsen. Sales of beer, cider and FMBs increased 20.3%, to $1.006 billion, for the one-week period ending June 13, Nielsen reported.

Consumers Cautiously Returning to On-Premise Establishments

Consumers Cautiously Returning to On-Premise Establishments

With restaurants and other on-premise retailers allowed to reopen in varying capacities in all 50 states, consumers are tentatively wading back into dining out, according to a survey conducted by Nielsen CGA, the market research firm’s on-premise arm. Nielsen CGA surveyed consumers from June 5-7 in four states — California, New York, Texas and Florida — where restaurants reopened to varying degrees.

Nielsen: Off-Premise Beer Category Dollar Sales Top $998 Million During First Week of June

Nielsen: Off-Premise Beer Category Dollar Sales Top $998 Million During First Week of June

After back-to-back billion dollar sales weeks in off-premise retailers, beer category sales fell just short of a three-peat during the first week of June. For the week ending June 6, off-premise beer category dollar sales increased 22.1%, to $998.4 million, according to market research firm Nielsen. Beer category dollar sales in the two-week period covering… Read more »

Nielsen: 44% of Hard Seltzer Buyers During 8 Weeks of COVID-19 are New to Seltzer

Nielsen: 44% of Hard Seltzer Buyers During 8 Weeks of COVID-19 are New to Seltzer

Hard seltzers are continuing to attract new consumers, even during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study conducted by market research firm Nielsen. During the eight-week period during the COVID-19 outbreak, the number of consumers buying hard seltzer nearly doubled, as 44% of hard seltzer buyers were doing so for the first time, according to the study.

Nielsen: Beer Category Sales Top $983 Million For Week Ending May 9; Biggest Week in 2020 So Far

Nielsen: Beer Category Sales Top $983 Million For Week Ending May 9; Biggest Week in 2020 So Far

The Cinco de Mayo holiday helped boost the beer category to its biggest sales week in 2020 so far for the week ending May 9, as dollar sales in off-premise retailers topped $983.6 million, according to market research firm Nielsen. In fact, the latest one-week period is the highest sales week since last year’s July 4 holiday week, the firm reported.

Hard Seltzer Segment Could Make Up 10% of Beer Category Dollar Sales by Summer

Hard Seltzer Segment Could Make Up 10% of Beer Category Dollar Sales by Summer

The hard seltzer segment is on pace to capture 10% of the beer category dollar sales by this summer, according to Cowen analyst Vivien Azer. Last week, hard seltzer segment’s share of beer category dollar sales reached 8.8%, according to market research firm Nielsen. And there are no signs that the segment is slowing down.

Bump Williams: Beer Category Dollar Sales Up 32% For Week Ending May 3

Bump Williams: Beer Category Dollar Sales Up 32% For Week Ending May 3

Off-premise dollar sales of beer continued to accelerate during the week ending May 3, as beer category sales increased 32.3%, to $952.3 million, during the one-week period, according to data from market research firm IRI shared by Bump Williams Consulting (BWC).