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Global beverage alcohol rebounds, with value reaching US$1.17 trillion

New IWSR data reinforces alcohol’s resilience and status as an affordable luxury, as value growth significantly outpaces volume growth

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Flavour innovation trends for spirit-based RTDs in the US

Spirit-based RTDs are increasingly entering the US market, driven by consumer preference for the alcohol base and flavour options

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Key Trends Driving the Global Beverage Alcohol Industry in 2022

IWSR analyses the key drivers that will shape the global market landscape in 2022

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Led by the US, beverage alcohol ecommerce value expected to grow +66% across key markets 2020-2025

Younger legal-drinking-age consumers drive shift from ‘traditional’ ecommerce channels to more ‘modern,’ app-led online platforms

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Should brand owners buy their way into ecommerce?

IWSR analyses the evolving ecommerce landscape as brand owners increasingly invest in the channel

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Is beverage alcohol an attractive investment for private equity?

Private equity involvement in beverage alcohol has been limited. Will this change going forward?

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Tequila volume overtakes bourbon and rum in the US – why?

Agave-based spirits are now the third largest spirits category in the US

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Australia and China underpin ongoing resilience for Asia Pacific beverage alcohol market

Beverage alcohol volume to grow over +2% in Asia Pacific in 2021

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The ‘inverse-V’ shape of Covid-19

In some markets, Covid-19 prompted an unexpected shift in select spirits & wine categories, either reversing long-term declines or boosting growth paths.

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How might a Pernod Ricard & Brown-Forman merger shift the industry landscape?

IWSR looks at how the beverage alcohol industry landscape could change if Pernod Ricard and Brown-Forman were to merge

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The US and China offer resilience and opportunity for drinks groups

Strong performances in China and the US have shielded multinational drinks companies from the fallout of Covid-19 in recent months. IWSR examines the reasons why.

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Why have Diageo and Heineken invested in Ranch Water?

IWSR takes a closer look at the Ranch Water cocktail trend, and asks whether it has the potential to further drive tequila’s popularity, while leveraging the RTD boom

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How will the on-premise business model change post-Covid-19?

As restrictions imposed during the pandemic ease across the UK, IWSR asks how the on-premise business model will change

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New technology drives ecommerce innovation in the US

White label storefronts are helping brand owners and retailers more efficiently navigate the regulatory landscape in the US

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