Press Releases | NBWA: America's Beer Distributors
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Press Releases| Sep 18, 2019
The Beer Growth Initiative launches first marketing campaign in Austin, Texas AUSTIN, TEXAS – Sept. 18, 2019: Today, the Beer Growth Initiative – a collaborative project of the Beer Institute (BI), National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA) – announced the initial market launch of its “ Beers To That ” consumer campaign, which aims to elevate and celebrate the beer category while reminding consumers of legal drinking age who choose to drink alcohol that there is a beer for just about every occasion. The “Beers To That” campaign promotes the entire beer...
Press Releases| Sep 17, 2019
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today America’s independent beer distributors commemorate Constitution Day, which celebrates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) issued the following statement on behalf of President & CEO Craig Purser : “Today, we remember the signing of our nation’s Constitution and reflect on the pivotal role it played to create our state-based alcohol accountability network. After more than 230 years and two constitutional amendments, our country’s alcohol laws are the most effective in the world, protecting...
Press Releases| Sep 5, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for August 2019. The index surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments and compares them to previous years. A reading greater than 50 indicates the segment is expanding, while a reading below 50 indicates the segment is contracting. The Beer Purchasers' Index fell in August after a strong July, but still remained positive overall with a reading of 57.6 - stronger than August 2018’s reading of 54.4. The positive month was largely led by the continued success of flavored malt...
Press Releases| Aug 29, 2019
As summer comes to a close, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is celebrating the American workforce, including the more than 3,000 beer distributors that are bringing fresh, ice-cold beer to retail establishments nationwide. The men and women of the beer distribution industry will be working round-the-clock leading up to and on Labor Day to ensure shelves and taps are stocked with a tremendous variety of beer. “Beer distributors and their employees are some of the hardest working, most dedicated individuals in America,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “These Main Street...
Press Releases| Aug 6, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for July 2019. The index surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments and compares them to previous years. A reading greater than 50 indicates the segment is expanding, while a reading below 50 indicates the segment is contracting. The Beer Purchasers' Index rebounded in July after posting significant drops across the segments in June. The total beer index rose two points from 63 in July 2018 to 65 in July 2019. This reading is relatively stronger than the historical July...
Press Releases| Jul 11, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for June 2019. The index surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments and compares them to previous years. A reading greater than 50 indicates the segment is expanding, while a reading below 50 indicates the segment is contracting. The Beer Purchasers' Index took a downturn in June after posting positive results for the first five months of 2019. The total beer index fell from 62 in June 2018 to 48 in June 2019. This marks the lowest June reading since tracking began in 2015...
Press Releases| Jun 26, 2019
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement regarding today’s Supreme Court decision in Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Assn. v. Thomas: “Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirms many fundamental principles that are crucial to the effective regulation of alcohol. As the Court stated, the 21st Amendment ‘…allows each State leeway to enact the measures that its citizens believe are appropriate to address the public health and safety effects of alcohol use and to serve other legitimate interests…’ “Today...
Press Releases| Jun 4, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for May 2019. The index surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments and compares them to previous years. A reading greater than 50 indicates the segment is expanding, while a reading below 50 indicates the segment is contracting. The May 2019 Beer Purchasers' Index at 61.9 for total beer rose above the May 2018 index of 58.7, marking the fifth month in 2019 above 50. These figures indicate expanding beer orders to suppliers. Compared to all May readings over the past five years...
Press Releases| May 28, 2019
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Following the passing of TTB Administrator John Manfreda, National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement: “John was a true gentleman with countless professional accomplishments. He understood the importance of the 21st Amendment and always administered the law fairly. I learned a lot from John; he was the consummate, effective professional and regulator. And John was one of those government officials who understood the importance of relationships. As passionate as he was in his support for TTB, he was very committed to...
Press Releases| May 21, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association released their Beer Serves America economic report on the nation’s beer industry just ahead of Memorial Day, which marks one of the top beer selling holidays of the year and the start of the summer beer-selling season. The study found the U.S. beer industry supports more than 2.1 million good-paying, local jobs in a wide range of industries, including farming, manufacturing, construction and transportation in every community across the country. America’s beer industry contributes more than $328 billion...

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