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Local flavours drive innovation in Japan's gin market

Japanese distillers tap into local botanicals to offer a distinctly Japanese gin offering

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What does Dry January look like during a pandemic?

With more consumers remaining at home this Dry January, there is an opportunity for the no- and low-alcohol category to further cement its position in drinking repertoires, IWSR insight shows

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Are people really drinking more during the pandemic?

IWSR looks to answer this question with the publication of an in-depth assessment of beverage alcohol consumption and consumer behaviour in 2020

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How to tap into Asia-Pacific’s beverage alcohol opportunities: Ask Me Anything 

IWSR answers your questions as part of our Ask Me Anything – Asia Pacific session

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Beverage alcohol ecommerce value grows by 42% in 2020, to reach US$24 billion

US forecast to overtake China to become world’s largest beverage alcohol ecommerce market by end of 2021

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Is the zero-waste movement a viable option for the on-premise?

IWSR speaks with Rich Wood, head bartender at zero-waste cocktail bar Scout, about bringing the zero-waste philosophy into practice

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Hard seltzers drive a resilient US beverage alcohol market in 2020

The country's dominant retail channel and the growth of the Ready-to-Drink (RTD) category, led by hard seltzers, has helped the US beverage alcohol market through the pandemic

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Beverage alcohol in 2020 performs better than expected

New IWSR forecasts show greater resilience than initially projected, with positive news on impending vaccine potentially pushing beverage alcohol recovery even further

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How has consumer behaviour in the US changed during the pandemic?

Consumer alcohol consumption in the US during Covid-19 is a reflection of demographics, risk tolerance and appetite for variety

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How do local, niche categories find global success?

Heritage and provenance play a vital role in the development of beverage categories, but they offer no guarantee of achieving global success without the support and investment of multinational drinks companies.

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What’s driving tequila’s popularity in the US?

Consumer interest in tequila is boosting the spirits' popularity through the pandemic. IWSR analysts look at what's behind tequila's success, innovation driving the category, and considerations for tequila's future

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Baijiu producers eye global expansion

China’s baijiu producers are increasingly targeting overseas markets, not so much for their revenue potential, but – paradoxically – to boost their reputation and standing among consumers at home.

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Countries focus on safely reinvigorating global beverage alcohol sector

Key highlights from IWSR's latest Covid-19 Market Impact Snapshot report

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Paper bottle innovation brings sustainable packaging to the forefront

IWSR research shows that environmental concerns are having an increasing influence on consumer purchasing decisions

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US channel splits will likely be permanently impacted by Covid-19

IWSR examines a trend towards off-premise gains over last 20+ years, now accelerated by on-premise losses

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