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Press Releases| Sep 16, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Tomorrow, America’s beer distributors will commemorate Constitution Day, which celebrates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement: “Tomorrow, America’s beer distributors will raise a glass to our nation’s Constitution and celebrate the unique role beer has played in our nation’s history. “Alcohol is the only product that can claim two Constitutional amendments. The 18th Amendment prohibited the sale, manufacture, and transportation of all alcohol...
Press Releases| Sep 1, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for August 2020 as beer distributors continue to take an aggressive stance in their ordering to minimize out-of-stocks and compensate for lost draft beer volumes and on-premise closures. The total Beer Purchasers' Index for August 2020 rose to 74 from 58 for August 2019. The "at-risk inventory” index for total beer (inventory at risk of going out-of-code in the next 30 days) continues to record all-time low readings at 22 for August 2020 from 46 in August 2019. NBWA Chief...
Press Releases| Jul 31, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va . — Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for July 2020 as beer distributors around the country are reacting to significant changes in consumer demand and working to meet unprecedented challenges in the marketplace. The total Beer Purchasers' Index for July 2020 dropped to 70.5 from last month's all-time high mark of 81, though it is still above last year's July reading of 64.7. Notably, the "at-risk inventory” index for total beer (inventory at risk of going out of code in the next 30 days) fell to another all-time...
Press Releases| Jul 29, 2020
Beer distributors partner with state attorneys general to identify and report signs of human trafficking ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and National Association of Attorneys General Human Trafficking Committee Co-Chair Sean Reyes (R-UT) and committee member Maura Healey (D-MA) announced a new initiative to help combat human trafficking in the United States. Working alongside the attorneys general, NBWA will offer awareness training to the more than 140,000 beer distribution employees in the U.S. to help them recognize and report signs of human...
Press Releases| Jul 1, 2020
Independence Day busiest holiday for beer industry ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association toasted the more than 140,000 beer distribution employees across the United States, who are working hard to ensure Americans have access to fresh, quality beer this Fourth of July. For the industry, including brewers, distributors and retailers, Independence Day marks the height of the summer beer-selling season — with distributors often delivering double the beer of a typical week. “This July 4th, as the country continues to cautiously reopen, beer distributors are working...
Press Releases| Jun 30, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers' Index (BPI) for June 2020. The total Beer Purchasers' Index for June 2020 reached an all-time high mark of 81, significantly above last year's reading of 48 in June 2019. Ahead of a July 4th load-in to retail and reported shortages for some popular packages, the "at-risk inventory" index for total beer (inventory at risk of going out of code in the next 30 days) fell to an all-time low reading of 27 in June 2020 from 49 in June 2019. Data for the June 2020 BPI was collected from June 10...
Press Releases| Jun 3, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for May 2020. Data for the May 2020 BPI was collected from May 10 through May 20, coinciding with continued on-premise closures and simultaneous increased sales in off-premise establishments. The total BPI for May rebounded to 66 after falling to 35 in April. The May 2020 reading stands four points higher than the May 2019 reading of 62. This is the largest single monthly swing the Total Beer Index has ever recorded. BPI saw a significant rebound in the May index across all...
Press Releases| Jun 2, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today, NBWA President and CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement: "The beer industry stands with communities and against racial inequality. We are appalled and saddened by the injustices inflicted on our friends and neighbors. We must take a stand against prejudice and bigotry. America must live up to the promise of liberty and justice for all. And we need to use this moment to renew our fight against injustice and work toward becoming a more perfect union. As Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, 'The time is always right to do what is right.' And that time is now...
Press Releases| May 1, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for April 2020. The COVID-19 crisis has presented the economy and beer market with unprecedented challenges. Getting the right products safely into the right places to meet consumer demand has become more challenging and complicated than ever before. Data for the April 2020 Beer Purchasers Index was collected from April 6 through April 20, coinciding with the period of temporary on-premise closures and simultaneous increased off-premise volumes sales. About NBWA's Beer Purchaser...
Press Releases| Apr 21, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Michigan law that prevents out-of-state alcohol retailers from selling to Michigan consumers. In doing so, the Court reversed a district court decision in favor of an Indiana retailer seeking to sell wine to Michigan consumers, claiming the Michigan law is a violation of the dormant Commerce Clause because it treats Indiana retailers differently than Michigan retailers. However, Indiana retailers are not required to follow the same laws as Michigan retailers. NBWA President and CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement...

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