“Got craft beer?” The phrase may seem like a laughable spoof of the famous “got milk?” campaign, but not long ago the need for a similar style campaign was being discussed in craft beer circles. It turns out they didn’t need one. Social media created a new platform for craft brewers to get the word out about their brands.
Here's the latest "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. This week, Yuengling takes top honors, Guinness rolls out the QR Code pint glass and Breckenridge brews special Comic-Con beer.
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Here's the latest "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. This week, Beam's Maker's Mark wins a trademark case for its red wax seal, Anheuser-Bush rolls out a cider, and Andrea Bocelli launches a wine line.
JP Morgan shocks the financial world with a surprise 5pm conference call to announce a $2B in losses Yahoo CEO says he never gave the company his resume. Boone Pickens delivers a frank talk and video game sales see a 5th straight month of decline.
Diageo was forced to apologize after it became known that the company allegedly pressured an industry association to award it a prize originally intended for Scottish craft brewer BrewDog.
Activist investor Daniel Loeb continues to put the heat on Yahoo, Cisco earnings beat but stock falls as they warn on outlook, Facebook says its mobile growth is growing faster than its advertising platform can keep up.
Yahoo CEO issues an apology, EA Sports beats earnings but stock still slides, Wynn Resorts has disappointing performance in Las Vegas, Google’s self-driving car gets its first license.
Bloomingdale's is attaching chunky plastic tags to some dresses to fight "wardrobing."
McDonald's says a revamped version of its Dollar Menu that includes $5 items could be launched nationally this year.
In a move to boost its light beer brand, Heineken is tweaking the taste with a popular hops.
The battle to boost the minimum wage escalated Thursday when fast food workers in 50 cities walked off the job.
Christina Cheddar Berk is editor of CNBC.com's Consumer Nation and chief trend spotter.
Courtney is a retail reporter for CNBC.
Tom is a Senior Editor and Assignment Desk Manager for CNBC TV. He also writes about the business of beer for CNBC.com.
Stephanie Landsman is one of the producers of CNBC's 5pm ET show "Fast Money."
The offering marked the second year the coffee chain has partnered with daily deal site Gilt.com to sell the cards.
The SEC has commenced an investigation into Barnes & Noble's accounting, pushing shares of the bookstore chain sharply lower.
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