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Red Stripe Introduces New National Sweepstakes Program

Customers have the chance to win a spring break flyaway trip to Jamaica. Red Stripe, the iconic pale lager from Jamaica, is inviting LDA+ consumers to choose Red Stripe for a shot at a spring break getaway to the brand’s island home where they can enjoy the carefree spirit that Jamaica offers all year round.

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C-Store Beverage Sales Dip During Labor Day Holiday

Wells Fargo survey shows factors weighing in on beverage results. Beverage sales at convenience stores were down 1.5% during Labor Day, according to Wells Fargo Securities’ recent survey of beverage retailers representing approximately 15,000 U.S. convenience stores for the recent Labor Day holiday, which concluded the peak summer selling season. Wells Fargo outlines the following

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Tapping Craft Beer Sales

Increasingly, customers expect their favorite c-stores to stock up on their favorite local and regional craft beers. By Anne Baye Ericksen, Contributing Editor This past July, the Brewers Association announced it is issuing a certified independent craft brewer label seal, available to qualified producers. The upside-down beer bottle image symbolizes the upending effect the craft

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Birra Moretti Teams with Bocce in Fall Program

‘Get the Ball Rolling’ retail and on-premise program pairs two Italian Classics, beer and bocce. Birra Moretti, Italy’s classic beer made in the traditional way since 1859, is teaming up with Bocce, the country’s beloved pastime, to encourage LDA+ consumers to come together and enjoy these two great Italian classics with friends, family and fellow

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Total All Channel Beverage and Snack Sales Dip

Nielsen data shows CSDs continue to fall while Monster energy drinks outperform. All channel dollar sales for the total snack and non-alcoholic beverage categories during the four-week period ending Aug. 12, 2017 were down -1.1%, according to Nielsen data, as reported by Wells Fargo Securities. Carbonated soft drinks (CSD), excluding-energy drinks, dollar sales were down

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Pure Bottled Water

Over the past two decades, bottled water has become the fastest-growing beverage market in the world; valued at $157 billion in 2013, it is expected to reach a massive $280 billion by 2020. Cool Mountain Beverages of Des Plaines Ill., makers of Cool Mountain Craft Sodas and the iconic and popular Chicago Draft Style Hand

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Dos Equis Sponsors College Football Playoffs

Helps retailers finish the season strong. This September, Dos Equis is returning as the official beer sponsor of the College Football Playoff for the second year, and celebrating the fans who choose to put “Game Day Over Everything.” These passionate fans, attracted by impactful off- and on-premise POS, will be given a chance to win

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