Tag: Beer Pricing

Northern Territories minimum unit pricing faces backlash | The Shout

Northern Territories minimum unit pricing faces backlash | The Shout

The Northern Territory became the first jurisdiction to introduce minimum unit pricing (MUP) on 1 October, as part of the Northern Territory Alcohol Harm Minimisation Plan 2018-19, and retailers are already facing consumer backlash. Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Natasha Fyles, issued a media statement suggesting that some retailers may have been unfairly marking up […]

Craft Breweries Defy Convention By Beginning To Drop Prices | Forbes

Craft Breweries Defy Convention By Beginning To Drop Prices | Forbes

Founders Brewing is no stranger to the disruption business. The Michigan company not only pioneered the 15-pack of craft cans but was the first to perfect the now-ubiquitous session IPA style and release it on a national scale. So when co-owners Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers decided to break with craft brewing tradition in February […]

High aluminum price will affect more than the cost of your 6-pack | TheHill

High aluminum price will affect more than the cost of your 6-pack | TheHill

The last few months have seen rare volatility across the price of aluminum in markets around the world. History shows that trade wars, sanctions and the fear of commodity scarcity have long been factors to incite a buying rush in physical commodities. When a number of these come together — as they have in the […]

Minimum unit pricing in England is back under consideration | The Drinks Business

Minimum unit pricing in England is back under consideration | The Drinks Business

Speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, junior health minister Steve Brine said health officials carry out a “review of the evidence for minimum unit price in England,” as part of the government’s commitment to tackling problem drinking. “That’s why we are developing a new alcohol strategy,” he said. Scotland became the first country to […]

The Super Effective Pricing Strategy You May Be Overlooking | Inc.com

The Super Effective Pricing Strategy You May Be Overlooking | Inc.com

There was a time when pricing was almost a consequence of other decisions made by a company. Companies used to figure out their cost and tack on a few pennies. Today, companies reverse engineer their solutions based on a price point. In his book Priceless: The Myth of Fair Value, MIT professor William Poundstone shared a discovery that rocked the […]

Alison Douglas: I welcome minimum unit pricing for alcohol | The Scotsman

Alison Douglas: I welcome minimum unit pricing for alcohol | The Scotsman

The historic introduction of Minimum Unit ­Pricing (MUP) of ­alcohol is just weeks away and will mark a significant turning point in ­Scotland’s damaging relationship with drink. When this life-saving ­policy comes into effect on May 1, the positive impact on the nation’s health will be felt in a matter of months. In the first […]

Stock Spirits Boosts Payout Amid Improved Trading In Key Poland Market | London South East

Stock Spirits Boosts Payout Amid Improved Trading In Key Poland Market | London South East

“2017 was a year of stabilisation for Stock Spirits, and one in which we embedded the significant changes accomplished in 2016,” Stock Spirits Chief Executive Officer Mirek Stachowicz said. “Turning around the performance in our largest market, Poland, was the group’s top priority during the year and, through a combination of strategic investment, realigned pricing […]

Alcohol minimum unit pricing could be delayed by Brexit and North’s political crisis | Irish Times

Alcohol minimum unit pricing could be delayed by Brexit and North’s political crisis | Irish Times

The introduction of minimum unit pricing for alcohol could be delayed because of Brexit and the failure to re-establish the Northern Ireland Executive, the Dáil has heard. The Government hoped to introduce the measure at the same time as in the North to ensure the same price per unit of alcohol on both sides of […]

White Rhino Beer Brewing it Differently | BW Hotelier

White Rhino Beer Brewing it Differently | BW Hotelier

The White Rhino beers are now being exported to markets such as UK where the company has retained the premium pricing. “We’re very happy with our strategy to price at least 30-40 percent above mass market brands. It allows us to distinguish our product and compete in a segment that is going to witness very […]

Montgomery Co. beer and wine sellers: Department improving, needs more changes | WTOP

Montgomery Co. beer and wine sellers: Department improving, needs more changes | WTOP

“We changed not only our pricing strategy but our product strategy as well,” said Dorfman. Far fewer wines are being put on sale, but the sale prices are more significant than the broadly discounted prices of the past. Private sellers complain that the DLC price strategies are unfair, with county stores selling some wine brands close to […]