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Customers Reach for Energy Drinks

Energy and sports drink market set for growth, according to Packaged Facts. Busy lives are inspiring customers to choose energy and sports drinks. Over the past five years, the U.S. retail market for energy and sports drinks expanded in vigorous fashion culminating in sales of $25 billion in 2016 after rising at an annual rate

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Strongbow Cider Brings Americans a Nature Fix

HEINEKEN announces global launch of Nature Remix campaign. HEINEKEN is looking to bring customers back to nature with its latest campaign. Scientists say that people living in urban environments surrounded by concrete, cars and a cacophony of city sounds feel isolated from nature. It’s called Nature Deficit Disorder and experts say that even small sparks

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Petro-Canada Adds Jones Soda

Customers have more soda options in the cold case at 800 Petro-Canada c-stores. Petro-Canada, headquartered in Calgary, Canada, has added Jones Soda Co.’s Root Beer, Cream Soda and Blue Bubblegum Soda to more than 800 stores. “Having launched Jones in Vancouver, Canada over 20 years ago, it is an honor to celebrate our heritage by

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Wells Fargo Polls Wholesalers on Beer Outlook

Wholesalers note price gaps are narrowing, and competition is brewing from wine and spirits. Wells Fargo conducted a survey of beer wholesalers that collectively service 150,000+ retail outlets to gauge current industry trends. The survey revealed key trends including: (1) Import/craft cans are hot — a potential opportunity. (2) The “entire beer industry faces headwinds

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7-Eleven Invites Slurpee Fans to ‘Bring Your Own Cup’

Customers can fill any container with Slurpee drink for only $1.50 this Friday and Saturday. 7-Eleven’s ‘Bring Your Own Cup’ Day is back and helping to kick off the 2017 Slurpee season at the c-store giant. Slurpee fans can fill any “cup” – or containers that can be used as cups – with Slurpee deliciousness

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Rutter’s Introduces Wine Sales at Three Locations

Nine Rutter’s convenience stores now sell beer and six sell both wine and beer. Rutter’s continues to roll out wine departments to its fleet of convenience stores in York, Pa. Three more Rutter’s locations expanded their selection with wine on Friday, May 12. The Rutter’s in Waynesboro, Mercersburg, and Hamburg all began their wine sales

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Rutter’s Introduces Wine Sales to Two Additional C-Stores

The new wine selection is located near the beer cave and offers convenience store shoppers a range of options. York, Pa.-based Rutter’s is growing its wine business. The second and third Rutter’s locations to sell wine started sales Friday, April 28. The Leola Rutter’s is the first convenience store in Lancaster County to start selling

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