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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...
Press Releases| Apr 8, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Independent beer distributors from all 50 states are in Washington, D.C. this week for the National Beer Wholesalers Association’s (NBWA) 2019 Legislative Conference. During the conference, beer distributors are meeting with members of Congress to discuss the critical role beer distributors play in communities across the country and the economic and employment power the independent distribution industry delivers. NBWA Chairman of the Board Michael Schilleci welcomed conference attendees by highlighting the enthusiasm throughout the beer distribution industry – an industry...
Press Releases| Mar 8, 2019
Alexandria, Va . - Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for February 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 February 2019 Beer Purchasers' Index at 60.7 for total beer rose well above the February 2018 index of 49. This marks the second month for the BPI to beat previous readings from the past four years. It also marks the highest...
Press Releases| Feb 8, 2019
Alexandria, Va . - Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for January 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 January 2019 Beer Purchasers’ Index at 55 for total beer rose above the January 2018 index of 52. The January index reading broke a four-month trend of readings below 50 for the industry. This is also one of the highest...
Press Releases| Jan 31, 2019
Alexandria, Va. – As Americans prepare to watch the Los Angeles Rams face off against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII, the 135,000 hardworking men and women who make up America’s beer distribution industry are working in overdrive to deliver unparalleled beer choice and variety to shelves and taps across the country. “As the countdown to Sunday’s big game begins, America’s independent beer distribution employees are working to ensure consumers have access to the abundant choice and variety that is available in today’s wide-ranging marketplace,” said National Beer Wholesalers...
Press Releases| Jan 22, 2019
Alexandria, Va. – Following the announcement that Brewers Association Founder and Past President Charlie Papazian will retire on January 23, 2019, National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement: “On behalf of the National Beer Wholesalers Association, I congratulate Charlie on his many years of service and dedication to the beer industry. For more than 40 years, Charlie has been a steadfast advocate for craft and home-brewers alike, helping to guide and grow the Brewers Association. Charlie has been a great ambassador for beer and his...
Press Releases| Jan 16, 2019
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the alcohol-related case, Tennessee Wine & Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair. Notably, on this same day 100 years ago Congress and the states ratified the 18th Amendment prohibiting the manufacture, sale and transportation of alcohol. This one-size- fit s-all policy experiment turned out to be a failure, and thirteen years later the 21 st Amendment repealed Prohibition and gave birth to state regulation of alcohol reflective of the attitudes of local communities . NBWA President and CEO...

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