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How resilient will the beverage alcohol industry be post Covid-19?

Despite the current unpredictability and the economic uncertainty of the ongoing pandemic, the beverage alcohol industry is showing real pockets of resilience

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New beer segment emerges in Australia

Contemporary beers gain momentum in Australia, as big brewers defend their market share against the rise of craft players

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How Covid-19 is prompting city bars to evolve

City centres have been transformed by the coronavirus pandemic as more people work from home. IWSR looks at how the concept of a city bar may evolve post-Covid-19

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Opportunities for Japan's No-Alcohol Segment [Infographic]

In July 2020, the first non-alcoholic bar opened in Japan. IWSR looks at what is driving the segment in the world’s 4th largest non-alcoholic beer market

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#BlackLivesMatter - Alcohol industry joins the cause

American consumers prompt brands to advocate for social transformation

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Why will beer prove resilient in the aftermath of Covid-19?

IWSR examines the factors contributing to beer's recovery, and why beer may rebound better than wine and spirits post Covid-19

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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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Starting from zero: Camden Town Brewery's MD on their expansion into ecommerce

IWSR interviews Camden Town Brewery's MD, who shares his experiences in setting up an online shop, the challenges his team overcame and the impact of Covid-19

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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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Small-batch producers are forced to be creative in order to survive

As the Covid-19 pandemic unfolds, changes in consumer behaviour are highlighting implications for the medium- and long- term viability and structure of the craft sector.

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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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Brands adapt social media strategies to maintain relevancy amidst COVID-19

Community and honesty are currently more important than lifestyle and image on social media

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Familiar brands and large-size formats drive US consumers’ alcohol purchasing decisions

Despite recent government directives to stay at home, US beverage alcohol sales are buoyant as a result of shifts to ecommerce delivery and click-and-collect options

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