TITLE

Hop to it

AUTHOR(S)
Lake, Nicholas
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;5/1/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 6, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals that the summer selling months have provided a great opportunity for grocers in the U.S. to spur, and benefit from, increased beer sales. One reason for beer's popularity at this time of year is that it is generally more portable than wine and spirits. Summer provides a great opportunity for grocery retailers to steal share in the beer category from one of its key rivals for sales in the category, the convenience channel.
ACCESSION #
32443966

 

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