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The spirits that will benefit the most as China reopens its night trade

Although consumer confidence is yet to fully return, the gradual ease back to “normality” brings with it the promise of an uplift for key spirits categories

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Global beverage alcohol is not expected to rebound until 2024

Global alcohol consumption grew last year, however, new IWSR research forecasts that Covid-19 will push 2019 volume gains back by 5 years

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Will the night trade adapt as the on-premise reopens?

As governments start to lay out frameworks for easing on-premise restrictions, it's the night trade, where crowds are core to the concept, that poses additional hurdles to overcome

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Cocktails to-go offer premium drinking experiences in lockdown

Cocktail take-away and delivery options are providing a lifeline to businesses during lockdown, but will the trend survive after regulations ease?

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Covid-19 prompts historic alcohol ecommerce trials in India

Alcohol ecommerce trials in India could lay the groundwork for a permanent new sales channel in the world’s second-largest spirits consumption market

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Drinking in an economic downturn

IWSR analyses the impact of the 2008 financial crash on the beverage alcohol industry and assesses whether similar patterns may unfold in the wake of Covid-19

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Covid-19 spurs ecommerce channel development in new markets

Covid-19 has spurred industry stakeholders to invest in and develop the alcohol ecommerce environment in countries where this channel was previously under-developed.

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Consumers may be slow to return to the on-premise even as regulations ease

Even as restaurants and bars slowly start to open in some markets, there are signs that easing restrictions has not been met with overwhelming enthusiasm

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RTDs resonate with consumers looking for a taste of the on-premise during lockdown

The IWSR analyses the potential of the Ready-to-Drink category and its appeal to consumers looking for convenience and sophisticated flavours

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Near Complete Loss of Global On-Trade Has Yet to be Fully Offset by Other Channels

IWSR assesses the ongoing impact of Covid-19 across key markets

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