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Research on the on-premise alcohol industry.


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Statement from Distilled Spirits Council President Peter Cressy in Response to the University of Florida Study on Alcohol Taxes   September 24, 2010

Numerous studies, including research from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, show that alcohol abusers are the least sensitive to tax increases. More>>

Hudson Riehle Article
Pent-up Demand Bodes Well for Q4 Drink Sales   September 20, 2010

The July Restaurant Performance Index may be flat, but Hudson Riehle, SVP of NRA's Research and Knowledge Group, is cautiously optimistic that sales at the bar in Q4 should outperform 2009 sales.More>>

Traffic Article
Chain Beverage Buzz: September 20, 2010   September 20, 2010

Glazer’s Distributors, Max & Erma's and Darden Restaurants Inc. name new hires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say alcohol-impaired driving fatalities are at an all-time low.More>>

server Article
Server Suggestions Sell Drinks   August 20, 2010

Technomic, Inc. reported 23 percent of consumers would consider ordering something they never tried before if their server recommended the drink. More>>

Rick Berman Article
At Issue: Industry Campaign on Ignition Interlock    August 20, 2010

Twelve states now mandate ignition interlocks for all drunk driving offenders, regardless of the number of previous offenses or BAC level.More>>

InterContinental SF Top of the Mark bar Article
Playboy Picks Its Top Bars   July 27, 2010

Playboy has come up with its list of America’s Best Bars, an odd mix of old school show places and the purposely obscure. Check out the list here, including the Continental Club in Austin, Mac’s Club Deuce in Miami Beach and the Map Room in Chicago.More>>

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Technomic sees a rebound in 2010 alcohol sales   July 22, 2010

Citing a positive sales trend from restaurants and bars, Technomic has revised its forecast for sales of beverage alcohol sold away from home upward.More>>

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Industry on the Rebound   July 2, 2010

Things are looking up for the foodservice industry, according to Technomic, the Chicago-based hospitality industry consulting and research firm.More>>

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SSPT GuestMetrics Takes 'Snapshot' of Dallas Market With Proprietary Data Solutions   June 24, 2010

Shot Spirit Corp CEO, Brian Barrett, announced that GuestMetrics data reporting technology has secured a major market with several locations in Dallas, Texas.More>>

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Industry Trends: Consumers Still Cautious but Looking Toward Future of Going Out   June 23, 2010

Although the economy is recovering, consumers are still cautious about going out and indulging, according to beverage consumer survey results from The Nielsen Company.More>>



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