Contest asks consumer to share how they will use Smirnoff Red, White & Berry in celebrations
March 18, 2019
To celebrate the return of Smirnoff Red, White & Berry, the brand is launching Smirnoff Party Pitch featuring a panel of fun experts to review consumers' ideas for the ultimate red, white and blue Fourth of July bash. With the help of the party panel, Smirnoff hopes to find the most exciting, outrageous, silly and wild ideas to celebrate America — all with responsible drinking in mind, of course.
Campaigns centers on Yuengling Golden Pilsner beer
March 18, 2019
D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc., Pottsville, Pa., launched "Make Your Day Golden," a new, fully integrated campaign in support of Yuengling Golden Pilsner; the brand's first new year-round product in 17 years. Yuengling Golden Pilsner was created by Yuengling's sixth generation of family members: Jen, Debbie, Wendy and Sheryl Yuengling.
Folgers will provide funding to 10 initiatives, Daou Vineyards announced a long-term deal with Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI), The J.M. Smucker Co. and Akron Children’s Hospital announced a multi-year partnership, Heineken launched a new campaign titled Go Places 2.0, and Jim Beam unveiled its new global marketing campaign.
Grab Cinco by the Cervezas promotion features on- and off-premise elements
March 7, 2019
Combining two Mexican import beer brands in one festive promotion, White Plains, N.Y.-based HEINEKEN USA’s Dos Equis and Tecate are supporting the idea that Cinco is more than a just day on the calendar; it’s a mind-set focused less on tradition and more on having fun and celebrating.
Pepsi, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, announced its new 360-degree Super Bowl LIII campaign, complete with its halftime show and lead-in, Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year announcement, local Atlanta activations, consumer giveaways and more.
Actress reprises Carrie Bradshaw role in Pour it Forward campaign
January 22, 2019
Stella Artois, a brand Leuven, Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev, and Water.org co-founders Matt Damon and Gary White are rallying America to Pour it Forward by choosing Stella Artois to help end the global water crisis.
Smirnoff, a brand of Diageo North America, Norwalk, Conn., and its Smirnoff Seltzer brand announced the launch of a national contest for those traveling via airplane and the “middle seat” this holiday season. Smirnoff Seltzer saw an opportunity to bring its campaign hashtag #FunofaKind experience and take a stand for middle-seaters, it says.
The time has come for our annual Beer Market Report series of articles – find out the latest trends impacting the category. We also present a cover story on Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and how the company is helping those affected by the California wild fires. Founder of Shmaltz Brewing Co. celebrates his Jewish heritage with craft beers. And per usual, we rounded up the latest products, packaging and innovations seen in the industry.
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