Dept. Adult Bev

Articles on adult beverage.

  1. Department: HBC
Online sellers of alcohol and marijuana face a slew of disclosure requirements, such as permissible age, allowable products, shipping restrictions, and more. The post Disclosure Rules for Alcohol, Cannabis Sales appeared first on Practical Ecommerce.
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Launching today (1 February), vodka brand Absolut has revealed its latest limited edition bottle design. The 700ml bottle will be available from all major grocers with an RRP of £21. A one-litre format will also be available from Amazon and Costco with an RRP of £25.50. To support the launch of the new bottle, in-store […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Regardless of who makes it to the Super Bowl this year, one thing is for sure, American Football fans will be drinking on (and leading up to) Super Bowl LVII on February 12th. Americans spend $1.3 Billion on beer alone for the Super Bowl (not including wine, liquor, or other spirits). Ahead of this momentous occasion for sports and alcohol, it’s important to know how consumers are likely to shop and drink this year. MikMak took a closer look at current trends, and here’s what we found.
  1. Corporate Finance
The Bestway group this morning reported that it has taken a £193m stake in Sainsbury’s and might buy more shares in the supermarket. Bestway, which operates Costcutter, Best-one and Bargain Booze in the independent convenience sector, now has a 3.45% stake in Sainsbury’s. It has indicated that this is purely an investment and is not […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Before you launch your brand in the United Kingdom, it’s important to know what’s going on in today’s U.K. retail market as it may differ from the markets your brand currently has a presence in. Whether the British market is familiar territory or completely new, here’s a deep dive into understanding the U.K.’s marketplace, retailers, […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Sam’s Club is embarking on an ambitious expansion of its physical footprint, beginning with five new fulfillment and distribution centers opening this year — the first, in Georgia, in Q3 2023. The club retailer also plans to open more than 30 larger-format stores, most of which will include enhanced perimeter departments, bigger healthcare spaces and […]
  1. Stores & Formats
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Buoyed by record membership growth, Sam’s Club on Thursday announced plans to open more than 30 new clubs across the country, starting with a unit in Florida that is slated to open next year. The Walmart division also revealed a multiple-year plan to invest in and modernize its supply chain through new […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
In my previous post, I boldly predicted that we’re on the verge of a whole series of martech innovations: AI, composability, AR/VR, even, yes, “Web3”. While I agree with the pessimists that 2023 will be a challenging year for a lot of martech vendors, I believe this is more of a business cycle bump in […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
Carling is becoming the official beer partner to the Emirates FA Cup and Vitality Women’s FA Cup. The partnership has been announced ahead of the fourth round of both the men’s and women’s competitions, which takes place over the weekend of Saturday 28 January 2023. As part of the deal, which will run until at […]
  1. Department: Food
Got the following email from MNB reader Cindee Lolik: Just wanted to comment on the comment about employers taking on the cost of ServSafe certification.  Our Co-op has always picked up the cost of certification for our Food Service Managers, but when I read the article, I immediately looked for an alternative to the National […]
  1. Department: Nonfood
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, has launched a “Gifts & More” marketplace designed to provide shoppers with a wider range of gift options. The site will initially include a curated selection of products from more than 200 brands across 15 categories, including home décor, spa gift baskets, party supplies and DIY activities. Additionally, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Artificial intelligence has made huge strides in the last decade, transforming almost every aspect of life. One area where artificial intelligence has helped add real value is the way businesses operate.  However, many business people are still skeptical about the role of AI in business, thus losing out on a resource that could make a […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Business groups including the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS), the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) and the British Independent Retail Association (BIRA), have written to the Business Secretary, calling on him to rethink plans to slash the support provided to shops, pubs and other local businesses amid fears […]
  1. Department: Beverage
Axios reports that “Fat Tire Ale, the iconic craft brew that inspired a generation of independent beer fans, is getting a new recipe and a new look meant to attract climate-conscious consumers … The prior easy-drinking amber is now a crisper golden ale meant to appeal to the tailgate crowd — but the brewer says […]
  1. Department: Beverage
  Bojangles new brand messaging with a real kick! In an effort to drive brand awareness, brand relevance, and internet buzz all with edifying the Bojanglesbrand with some new electricity, according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. So, that’s why Bojangles and Appalachian Mountain Brewery (AMB) have partnered to brew […]
  1. Department: Food
“A Heart That Works,” by Rob Delaney, is, I think, a remarkable piece of writing. The book, by a writer and comedian perhaps best known for “Catastrophe,” is a memoir about Delaney’s son, Henry, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor at age one and – spoiler alert – passed way just before his third […]
  1. Data & Insights
The National Retail Federation reported that in the past five years, shrinkage has increasingly become a $100 billion problem for retailers.   Now, tech companies are getting involved to help fight theft in the retail industry.   As we start the new year, this week we release our Q4 Benchmark and look into four trends […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including H-E-B, AutoStore, Sainsbury’s, Just Eat, Wakefern Food Corp., and Trigo. 1. H-E-B taps AutoStore tech for ‘world’s most […]
  1. Holiday & Events
Retail sales fell 1.1 in December and one percent in November, but online sales were up, according to a variety of sources. Jim Monkmeyer, president of transportation for DHL Supply Chain, North America, said, “E-commerce is continuing to boom.” Mr. Monkmeyer pointed to food and high-end consumer products and spirits among fast-growing categories online.
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
[[ Getty Images The market did not like what it saw from the final retail holiday sales numbers for 2022 which sets up a tough year for retailers, but e-commerce is continuing to boom, including in areas outside the core retail consumer. Trucking data shared by DHL with CNBC shows that while the core consumer […]
  1. Department & Category
Responding to last week’s In Conversation piece with David Friedler, president and managing partner of Simpactful, about the current state of vendor fees and deductions, one MNB reader wrote: Congratulations for having this conversation about vendor fees and deductions.  Over the years, I felt that you were ALWAYS siding with the trade because you never […]
  1. Channel: Grocery
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Southeastern Grocers Inc. (SEG), parent company and home of Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, has announced plans to open three new Winn-Dixie stores to support economic growth in its communities. The first Winn-Dixie store was opened shortly before Christmas in the rapidly growing Grand Cypress neighborhood in a […]

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Full Year Highlights Net revenues for the full year increased +9.7% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +12.3% with underlying Volume/Mix of +2.7%. For the fourth quarter, Net revenues increased +13.5% driven by Organic Net Revenue1 growth of +15.4% with underlying Volume/Mix of +1.6% Diluted EPS was $1.96, down 35.5%; Adjusted EPS1 was $2.95, up +11.9% on […]
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KEY POINTS “We are just at the dawn of the robotics age. And I would say artificial intelligence and battery technology are all a part of that movement as well,” Cathie Wood said. Amazon had more than 1.6 million workers at the end of 2021, according to its most recent annual report. Wood’s Ark Innovation […]
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Aldi is rolling out its partnership with the world’s largest surplus food platform, Too Good To Go, across all of its 990 UK stores. Following a successful trial last year, Aldi is now offering surplus food bags available nationwide, in a bid to tackle food waste while also offering even lower prices to customers. The […]
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H-E-B, Costco Best Navigate The 2020 – 2022 Pandemic Grocery Market Upheaval, Bumping Amazon From Its Top Ranking Customers emerged from 2020 – 2022 placing more importance than ever on finding the right balance of savings and quality while placing less importance on saving time. Pandemic surge in retailer digital capabilities and consumer digital adoption […]
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Charted: U.S. Egg Prices Double in 2022 Eggs are a staple food for many countries around the world, and the U.S. is no exception. Americans eat between 250‒280 eggs a year on average. Eggs are also easy to cook, protein-dense and supply many daily vitamins needed for healthy living, making them a popular meal or […]