Channel Strategies

Feature articles that look at current trends across various retail segments and how these trends apply to the beverage industry.

ARTICLES

BMC, Technomic form alliance to offer beverage insights

Partnership will incorporate data from wine and spirits categories

Beverage Marketing Corp. (BMC), New York, and Technomic Inc., Chicago, announced a new strategic alliance between the two firms. Through this alliance, BMC and Technomic will provide unparalleled depth of market information to the ever-evolving beverage industry, its suppliers and advisers, the companies report.


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NCB celebrates 30 years

Tradeshow adds beginner workshop, XS Bootcamp

The Nightclub & Bar Show (NCB) will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. The event will take place March 30-April 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. An estimated 39,000 industry professionals will be in attendance.


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American Consumer Confidence rebounds

U.S. shopping trips increased in November and December, Nielsen reports

With gas prices down 31 percent since June 2014 and oil prices were around $85 a barrel, American Consumer Confidence has improved, going up 12 percentage points year over year, New York-based Nielsen reports.


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IRI posts new strategies for national, private-label brand growth

National brands showing momentum in drug stores; private label standing out in mass/supercenter channel

During the recession, private-label products enjoyed increasing popularity as consumers looked for new ways to save on everyday purchases during the economic downturn. In fact, U.S. consumers spent $120 billion on private-label products during the past year, marking a year-over-year increase of 2.1 percent, according to Chicago-based Information Resources Inc. (IRI). However, this growth now seems to be leveling off, and this small uptick was largely driven by price increases, it reports.


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Teavana launches Winterberry Green Tea Blend

New beverage release in conjunction with green tea tasting experience

In celebration of National Hot Tea Month, Starbucks Coffee Co. brand Teavana released its newest handcrafted variety: Winterberry Green Tea Blend. Available in all Teavana stores, Winterberry is a blend of green tea infused with hints of strawberry and citrus, the Seattle-based company says.


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EVENTS

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The Path to New Product Success: Navigating the latest trends for new beverage development

9/17/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand By attending this webinar, you will learn about the top trends and how they fit into the CPG market, which channels are influencing new products and technology, how Packaging fits into your product development, and ways you can use innovation to increase sales.

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Nightclub & Bar Show

3/30/15
Las Vegas, NV
United States

The Nightclub & Bar Show offers attendees access to a well-curated list of exhibitors with multiple opportunities to discover new products and increase profits; extensive networking opportunities; and the latest news and trends in nightlife through keynote speeches, educational workshops, and on-site tours at successful Las Vegas venues.

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NAMA OneShow

4/22/15
Las Vegas, NV
United States
The NAMA OneShow will take place April 22-24, 2015, in Las Vegas. Read More

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School Nutrition Association’s National Leadership Conference

4/23/15
San Diego, CA
United States

The National Leadership Conference plays a critical role in training state leaders, building strong networks and assisting leaders with membership growth.

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SIAL China 2015

5/6/15
Shanghai
China

Each year, SIAL China positions itself as the event not to be missed for professionals in the food, beverage, wine and spirits industries in China.

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National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show

5/16/15
Chicago, IL
United States

This year’s NRA Show plans to welcome more than 44,000 attendees hungry for new products and approaches, educational opportunities, and chances to meet celebrity chefs and other industry players.

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Food Marketing Institute's FMI Connect 2015

6/9/15
Chicago, IL
United States

FMI Connect is the new Food Marketing Institute (FMI) show, redesigned to connect the industry and inspire the future of food retail.

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School Nutrition Association's Annual National Conference

7/12/15
Salt Lake City, UT
United States
The SNA's Annual National Conference will be July 12-15 in Salt Lake City. Read More

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Anuga

10/10/15
Cologne
Germany
Anuga is a food fair for the retail trade as well as the foodservice and catering markets. Read More

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National Association of Convenience Stores Show

10/11/15
Las Vegas, NV
United States

The NACS Show is the No. 1 buying show in the country, according to Exhibit Surveys Inc., and provides the most comprehensive representation of products and services for the convenience store industry.

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How beer brands are using social media to connect with consumers

Social media has become a buzzword for not just American consumers but also the business environment. Companies are turning to various social media channels to create brand awareness or possibly boost retail sales. Beer brands also are turning to social media to make their stories heard. Brand Chorus, a division of New York-based TippingGardner, conducted a Beer StoryScore Index for Beverage Industry. StoryScore is a quantitative measure of a brand’s storytelling through social management based on creativity, strategy and personality.

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2/18/15 2:00 pm EST

A Healthy Future: Analyzing the latest health and wellness trends in the beverage market

The beverage marketplace continues to evolve to meet new trends and regulations. Our expert speakers will share with you their insight on what health and wellness topics will be paramount for the future success in the beverage industry.

Podcasts

Gert van Manen, president of iTi Tropicals Inc., shares his insights on the U.S. coconut water market. Citing research from Krueger Food Laboratories, he also supplies information highlighting the difference between products that declare their added sugars and those that do not.

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The March 2015 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on Lagunitas Brewing Co., as well as articles on the 2015 Beer Report, cocktail mixology, and more. Check it out today!

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