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Research on the on-premise alcohol industry.


News
Kelly Doss named Maker's Mark Vice President Global Marketing   May 21, 2010

Maker’s Mark has appointed Kelly Doss to the newly created position of Maker’s Mark Vice President Global Marketing. She will report directly to Maker’s Mark President Bill Samuels.More>>

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Wirtz Beverage Illinois Names Vice President of Commercial Strategy   May 18, 2010

Wirtz Beverage Illinois today announced the appointment of Dave Walsh to a newly established position as Vice President of Commercial Strategy.More>>

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Restaurant Industry Outlook Improves as Restaurant Performance Index Tops 100   April 30, 2010

Fueled by improving sales and traffic levels and growing optimism among restaurant operators, the NRA’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity rose sharply in March.More>>

Article
Confidence & Sales are Up – Will Diners Drink Up?   April 19, 2010

In the wake of stronger consumer confidence and increased sales, savvy operators are examining how to court a customer now accustomed to getting “deals” when dining out.More>>

Article
Chain Beverage Buzz: April 5, 2010   April 5, 2010

Chain restaurant news: Brian Zachau named Greatest T.G.I. Friday's Bartender, Brinker sells On the Border, Darden promotes John Caron to chief marketing officer and much more.More>>

Restaurant Performance Index News
Positive Outlook Pushes Restaurant Performance Index To Highest Level in More Than Two Years   March 31, 2010

The Expectations Index rose to a 29-month high, but same-store sales and traffic levels remained soft, according to the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index.More>>

Rick's Cabaret Article
Around the Scene: March 18, 2010   March 18, 2010

New York City's M2 club in danger of closing, Jersey Shore's Pauly D rumored to be resident DJ with N9NE Group, Rick's Cabaret's numbers up since February.More>>

News
Brewers Association Announces 2009 Craft Brewer Sales Numbers   March 9, 2010

Craft brewer sales grow 7 percent in a year of decreased beer sales for other brewers.More>>

Article
Picking a POS   March 8, 2010

Finding the right POS system is a critical step in managing your business allowing you to track sales and ensures quick training of servers so they can spend more time with customers.More>>

Article
Too Cool For School   March 8, 2010

Ice affects every aspect of mixed drinks and does so with little cost and no marketing or packaging. Ice plays a crucial role in making the best drink possible.More>>



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