“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.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz defended the company's third-quarter results and shared his high hopes for the future.
Maker of Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona said overall beer volumes fell by 2.7 percent in the July-Sept period.
Lowe's home improvement stores have been targeted with protests to stop selling pesticides that some consider harmful to bees.
Fast food's value price point may be changing, such as Subway's $6 value meal, reports USA Today.
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