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Introducing Consumer Nation “Six Pack” — a look at six news items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, as we head into the weekend.
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It’s often said it’s good to be Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but it may better to be in the beer business.
It appears the fastest way to growth for many beer companies is to look beyond beer. The latest example came Tuesday when Molson Coors Brewing announced it is launching Coors Light Iced Tea in Canada next month, with a possible U.S rollout at a later date.
Yuengling, which already bills itself as “America’s oldest brewery,” will now have to share the “Largest American Brewer” title with the Boston Beer Company.
The Boston Beer Company will announce a first-ever partnership between the maker of Sam Adams and the Boston Athletic Association, the organizer of the Boston Marathon to brew a special beer for the race.
In this age of Facebook and Twitter, capitalizing on new media is both an opportunity and a conundrum for many companies. Social media can be a great way to connect and stay top-of-mind with consumers, but how can you really quantify what a “like” on Facebook is worth? This is a question the country’s No. 3 craft brewer recently set out to answer, and it now says it’s determined what its Facebook fans mean to its bottom line.
Stocks ended near session highs Friday, with the Dow finishing at its best level since May 2008, buoyed by a monthly government employment report that blew past estimates and a handful of impressive economic news.
Mark Zuckerberg is making noises that he wants a new kind of company. How about this: letting the users in on the IPO! It's been done before.
Some banks looking to get a piece of Facebook's highly anticipated offering have been developing and pitching unconventional strategies for the company to go public, according to people familiar with the matter.
Nielsen has compiled the top programs with product placement, and the following is a list ranked by number of product placement occurrences in 2011.
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CNBC's Darren Rovell reports the Boston Beer Company hit all time highs.
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MillerCoors likely spills more beer every year than a lot of craft brewers produce, but deep in the heart of this brewing giant beats an independent spirit reminiscent of the tiniest craft brewer.
Soft drinks are set to sizzle this summer as temperatures rise, according to David Silver, an equity research analyst covering companies in the beverage sector with Wall Street Strategies, and John Faucher, a senior analyst at JP Morgan covering U.S. beverage stocks.
Rich Doyle and Dan Kenary, the founders of Boston’s Harpoon Brewery, didn’t set out to lead a rebellion, but found themselves on the frontline of America’s craft beer resurgence for one simple reason: They wanted to solve a problem that had plagued beer lovers for generations. They got tired of drinking the same beer.
These are heady days for craft beer makers as the category continues to show steady growth despite slumping sales in the overall beer market.
Stocks closed slightly lower after struggling in a narrow range Wednesday as oil prices ended mixed on the second anniversary since the S&P 500 hit its low point of the financial crisis. Caterpillar fell, while IBM rose.
Stocks turned lower in the final minutes of trading after struggling in a narrow range Wednesday as oil prices ended mixed on the second anniversary since the S&P 500 hit its low point of the financial crisis. Caterpillar fell, while IBM rose.