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New Technologies Impacting the Alcohol Industry

Retail as we know it is changing. The beverage alcohol industry, among many others, is seeing disruptions, from smartphone apps that provide convenience for shoppers to data-gathering devices that help retailers sell smarter. Online marketplaces like Amazon are changing things, too, in unprecedented ways. As Amazon expands into new categories—including grocery...  read more

2018 Beverage Alcohol Trends

Alcohol beverage trends are making their way into the market, so we’re trying to predict the course of consumption and sales for 2018. Many predictions are escalations and iterations on actual trends from 2017, like: Crowd-pleasing wines: Consumers continued to buy palatable, bold flavored wines like rosé and blends and whites. ...  read more

Changing Liquor Retail Landscape

The way customers shop in your store is changing, creating tension points for liquor retailers. These days, consumers value convenience over loyalty, resulting in inconsistent foot traffic for your store. With the boom of easy, on-demand apps like Drizly and MiniBar, simple e-commerce websites, and unique tasting room and brewery...  read more