Consumer Trends

Consumer alcohol beverage industry trends and reports for the hospitality and on-premise industry. Nightclub and Bar magazine covers the key issues and trends impacting alcohol sales, highlighting new/developing markets and products that drive growth.


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Growth Projections for 2011 from NRA – Three Cheers!    February 7, 2011

Full-service restaurants are expected to grow 3.1% to reach sales of $194.6 billion in 2011, according to the National Restaurant Association’s 2011 Restaurant Industry Forecast released last week.More>>

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The Flavors of Tomorrow   January 25, 2011

Cherimoya, grains of paradise, pandan leaf and yacon are just a few of the international flavors that may soon be in your mixing glass.More>>

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What's in Your Drink in 2011?   January 5, 2011

Our first annual list of ins, outs and trends that matter to mixologists.More>>

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Trends 2011: Social Media   December 8, 2010

Here are the top social media trends, according to Dave Sribnik, manager of trends and technology for MarkeTeam Inc., a Mission Viejo, Calif., F&B sales promotion agency.More>>

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Trends 2011   December 8, 2010

What's coming for nightclubs and bars in 2011? We're predicting high-tech tables, retro design, house music and much more. More>>

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Developing A Mobile Marketing Strategy   November 15, 2010

The benefits of having a strong mobile marketing strategy are numerous for your concept, but most casual dining and chain restaurants aren’t taking full advantage of this new technology.More>>

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Skyy Spirits Responds to Trend, Launches “Women & Whiskies” Community   November 10, 2010

Skyy Spirits is launching “Skyy Spirits Women & Whiskies,” an interactive community managed by women for women who love the alluring spirit. More>>

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Pastry Chef Richard Leach on Tiki Today   November 2, 2010

New York City's The Hurricane Club is the latest of a number of bars featuring the lost art of Tiki but has something special: Pastry chef Richard Leach is in charge of the drinks.More>>

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Upswing in On-premise Spending Habits   October 18, 2010

Consumer confidence levels, which drive on-premise spending habits, are fueled or suppressed by employment levels, so the unemployment scenario laid out by the Department of Labor did little to raise our industry’s spirits.More>>

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Foreign Currency — A Look at Import Beers   October 11, 2010

When it comes to beer, imports remain a healthy addition to any operator’s bottom line. Why? Because imported beer is something customers view as an affordable, interesting treat.More>>



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