Brand partners with UCL, MLS to give a prize for every goal scored
January 9, 2017
Heineken, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, is strengthening its longstanding support of soccer by maintaining its partnership with the UEFA Champions League (UCL) and Major League Soccer (MLS), to ensure soccer fans stay engaged and refreshed throughout the 2017 season, it says. Beginning March 1, brand Heineken’s fully-integrated, 360-degree retail and on-premise They Score. You Score program will encourage legal drinking-age consumers to choose Heineken for all their soccer viewing occasions, while offering chances to win prizes with every goal scored during UCL and MLS matches, the company says.
Columbia Distributing, Rogue Ales awards $70,000 to Jack Joyce scholarship winners
December 16, 2016
From the comfort of home, consumers can craft Starbucks brewed coffee, expresso and caffé lattes with the touch of a button. Starbucks Coffee Co. recently launched the new generation of its Verismo System by Starbucks: the Verismo V Brewer.
Brand celebrates the holidays with samples of seasonal teas
December 6, 2016
Boulder, Colo.-based Celestial Seasonings, a brand of The Hain Celestial Group Inc., is inviting tea lovers to celebrate the magic of the season with a free Candy Cane Lane Holiday Tea sample program on Facebook.
I Don’t Get Tired – Pineapple now available in select stores
November 16, 2016
Multi-Platinum recording artist Kevin Gates unveiled a new flavor in his I Don’t Get Tired (#IDGT) line of energy drinks: I Don’t Get Tired Pineapple. The new pineapple flavor, which was developed by Gates, has been shipped to select distributors and now is available in select stores and online, he says.
It’s an exciting time for those who love technology. As new advancements are released, it’s also exciting to see how they are impacting marketing. Alcohol and non-alcohol brands, alike, have been utilizing various digital platforms to educate, communicate and market to consumers. Recently, one particular effort caught my eye.
Nonpartisan ‘Speak Up’ cup most popular selection by consumers
November 7, 2016
For the first time, 7-Eleven, Irving, Texas, is offering free coffee on Election Day (Nov. 8). The fifth quadrennial 7-Election Presidential Coffee Cup Poll officially ends Election Day, and 7-Eleven is closing out the day by giving away cups of fresh-brewed coffee, the convenience store company’s most popular proprietary beverage.
Holiday marketing supported by There’s More Behind The Star campaign
September 29, 2016
For the upcoming holiday season, Heineken, a brand of White Plains, N.Y.-based Heineken USA, is spreading the cheer with a fully integrated program supported by the brand’s There’s More Behind the Star credentials campaign. The campaign, featuring Academy Award-winning actor Benicio del Toro, brings Heineken to life by focusing on the brand’s quality, heritage and international footprint, the company says. There’s More Behind the Star represents the brand’s biggest campaign and highest media investment to date in the United States, it adds.
In celebration of National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, Canton, Mass.-based Dunkin’ Donuts is giving consumers a medium-sized cup of the brand’s hot coffee for the special price of $0.66 at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide.
The term “information superhighway” might have first gained traction in the 1990s in reference to the Internet and other forms of digital communications, but the prominence of digital in Americans’ day-to-day lives has taken this “superhighway” to another level.
The January 2017 issue of Beverage Industry includes our 2017 Bottler of the Year cover story as well as articles about new product development, packaging, health and wellness products and more. Check it out today!