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Press Releases| Feb 26, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement after news of today’s shooting at the Molson Coors facility in Milwaukee: “The beer business is a family, and our hearts are heavy as we mourn the tragic loss endured today by our partners Molson Coors. Words cannot sufficiently express the sadness and sorrow we feel for the victims and their families and all of our friends at Molson Coors. Please join America’s beer distributors in keeping the Molson Coors family, the Milwaukee community and all who lost a mother, father,...
Press Releases| Feb 4, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for January 2020. 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 total beer index for January 2020 rose to 66 from 55 in January 2019. This is the highest January reading ever posted during the six years of the survey. In addition, the “at-risk inventory” index for total beer index dropped...
Press Releases| Jan 28, 2020
141,000 employees nationwide, including nearly 3,000 in the Miami area, are delivering choice and high-quality beer ahead of the big game ALEXANDRIA, Va. – This weekend, Americans will celebrate the gridiron as the San Francisco 49ers take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Miami for Super Bowl LIV. To prepare, local beer distributors are working on overdrive to ensure store shelves and bar taps across the country are stocked with an unparalleled selection of beer. “This weekend, while you’re cracking open a cold one with friends and family and enjoying the big game, make sure you raise a toast to...
Press Releases| Dec 12, 2019
S.R. Perrott, Inc. Expands their Warehouse as Area Continues to Grow ORMOND BEACH, Fla. -- S.R. Perrott, Inc. a beverage distributorship with headquarters in Ormond Beach, Fla., held a ground breaking ceremony on December 4th to commemorate expanding their existing warehouse. The expansion will add an additional 40,000 square feet to their product storage and product receiving areas of their warehouse located on North US-1 in Ormond Beach. Ormond Beach Mayor Bill Partington and the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce President, Debbie Cotton were in attendance as well as a representative from...
Press Releases| Dec 6, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for November 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 total beer index retreated to 47 from the big October 2019 reading of 70. The November index also fell compared to the November 2018 reading of 48. The total beer index sits in-line with the November readings over the past three years. However...
Press Releases| Dec 5, 2019
State alcohol laws created by the 21st Amendment help support a diverse and thriving U.S. beer industry which contributes $328 billion annually to the nation’s economy ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), the leading national voice for the 3,000 independent beer distributors across the country, today raised a glass to celebrate the 86 th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition and the subsequent alcohol policies that laid the foundation for today’s modern beer industry. On Dec. 5, 1933, the United States ratified the 21 st Amendment, repealing the 18 th...
Press Releases| Nov 14, 2019
Partnership aims to raise $50,000 for Mission: St. Louis, building on success of last year’s Women Who Whisky ™ collaboration ST. LOUIS (November 13, 2019) – Today, Major Brands, 4 Hands Brewing Co. and Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. kicked off the season of giving with the announcement of their first-of-its-kind charitable beer collaboration, Beer 4 Good, to benefit local nonprofit Mission: St. Louis. The Beer 4 Good partnership builds upon last year’s groundbreaking Women Who Whisky™, a collaboration led by Sue McCollum, Major Brands chairman and CEO, that brought together seven St. Louis-based...
Press Releases| Nov 4, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for October 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 total beer index rose to 70 for October 2019 from 48 in October 2018. Compared to all October readings over the past five years, this marks the highest reading recorded. The “At-Risk Inventory” index for total beer index dropped up to 48 and...
Press Releases| Oct 30, 2019
Updated 18th edition offers new industry insights Alexandria, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is once again pleased to release the Distributor Productivity Report (DPR). This unique research from the beer distribution industry represents the most complete, accurate and up‐to‐date comparative financial and operating performance information available anywhere. Here are some highlights from the most recent data. Please note, these statistics are for an “average” distributor in the survey; variations across rural vs urban markets or smaller metro vs larger metro areas will...
Press Releases| Oct 22, 2019
Alexandria, Va. – When the Washington Nationals face off against the Houston Astros tonight, it will be the first time a Washington team has appeared in the World Series since 1933, the year Prohibition was repealed. After 13 long, dry years of Prohibition, the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, repealing the 18th Amendment which banned alcohol in the United States. Earlier in 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Cullen–Harrison Act legalizing the sale of low-alcohol beer. That same year, the Washington Senators played the New York Giants in the World...

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