Entertainment icon to develop gin and juice cocktails
August 31, 2016
Tanqueray Gin, a brand of Norwalk, Conn.-based Diageo North America, announced the launch of a new strategic partnership with entertainment icon Snoop Dogg. The partnership brings to life the brand's focus on a gin and juice cocktail strategy celebrating the success of Snoop Dogg's 1993 classic hit “Gin & Juice.”
One of my favorite singers Billy Joel sings “A New York State of Mind,” and I was in that same frame of mind during a recent business trip to the Big Apple. I hadn’t been to Manhattan in almost 30 years and marveled at how different it looked. Not only was Times Square considerably cleaner, but what stood out, literally, were the towering digital billboards that flashed advertising, promos for upcoming TV shows, events and movies and more.
Shock Top, in partnership with Camp No Counselors, is inviting legal-drinking-age adults to text or upload photos of how they Live Life Unfiltered for a chance to win a weekend camp getaway at three scenic locations: Aug. 25-28 in Kerryville, Texas; Sept. 15-18 in Lake Wales, Fla.; and Sept. 20-Oct. 2 in Valencia, Calif.
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.
Just in time for National Root Beer Float Day (Aug. 6) Small Town Brewery, Wauconda, Ill., and Graeter's Ice Cream, Cincinnati, have teamed up to create the ultimate "adult" float featuring the brewer's Not Your Father's Root Beer and Graeter's craft ice creams.
Malibu kicks off Because Summer campaign, Big Red launches 100 days of BBQ promotion
July 15, 2016
Big Red kicked off the summer grilling season with its 100 Days of BBQ promotion. Running through Labor Day, Sept. 5, Big Red is rewarding drinkers with barbecue-related prizes, including a grand prize, three-day trip to visit iconic barbecue joints in Austin, Texas, it adds.
There's not much time left before school starts again, which means college students, Gen Zer's, are getting packed to get back to the books. As Gen Z matures and becomes a more important consumer group, Beverage Marketing Corporation and Fluent conducted a survey to find out what these consumers are drinking. Click here to see the full infographic.
Dan Gamache designs limited-edition sneaker inspired by Brisk Pineapple Passionfruit
July 11, 2016
Brisk, an iced tea brand from Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc., announced that custom sneaker artist Dan "Mache" Gamache, of Mache Custom Kicks, has designed a bold and unique custom sneaker inspired by Brisk Iced Tea Pineapple Passionfruit, it says.
Coca-Cola releases Hi-C Ecto Cooler for limited time, Pepsi announces PepsiMoji campaign
June 15, 2016
Mike’s Hard Lemonade broke the Guinness World Records’ (GWR) title for most candles on a cake. As the brand celebrated its 17th anniversary, it engaged its Facebook fans and torched the old record of 48,523 candles, set in 2008, by lighting 50,151 total candles.
Quri releases merchandising data from Easter power period
May 16, 2016
Sparkling Ice was the official sponsor of the High School Nation (HSN) Tour, which took place between March 28 and April 29. The HSN Tour is a music-and-arts festival that traveled to 25 high school campuses across the country and provided students with free entertainment, the company says.