Press Releases | NBWA: America's Beer Distributors
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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...
Press Releases| May 13, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for April 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 April 2019 Beer Purchasers' Index at 59.3 for total beer rose well above the April 2018 index of 53.5. This marks the fourth month in 2019 that the BPI has surpassed readings from recent years, suggesting the industry is in slightly better health...
Press Releases| May 10, 2019
Recognize the successful system separating production, distribution and sales of beer, wine and spirits and prioritizing state-based alcohol regulation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) President and CEO Michelle Korsmo and National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President and CEO Craig Purser today released the following statement applauding the introduction of H. Res. 285. This bipartisan resolution recognizes 85 years of successful state-based alcohol regulation following the creation of an effective independent distribution system for beer, wine and...
Press Releases| May 6, 2019
Alexandria, Va. – In honor of National Small Business Week from May 5 - 11, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is highlighting the small businesses that work behind-the-scenes to quench the thirst of millions across the country—America’s independent beer distributors. 141kJobsGraphic.jpeg “Small businesses are the engines that keep our economy driving forward, and America’s beer distributors are critical to this momentum,” said Craig Purser, president of NBWA . “Beer distributors are staples within their communities, and their work goes far beyond delivering beer. These...
Press Releases| Apr 11, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for March 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 March 2019 Beer Purchasers' Index at 53.8 for total beer rose well above the March 2018 index of 48.8. In each month of 2019, the BPI has beaten last year's reading for the same time period. Looking across the segments: ​ The index for imports...

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