[BND] Your Breakfast Briefing

Good Morning, and Happy Tuesday, August 1, 2023!

Heineken Holding's 1st Half Revenue Jumped 6.3%, Net Slipped 8.6%

Heineken Holding N.V. reports for the first half of 2023, revenue was 6.3% higher than a year earlier.  Beer volume organic growth was negative 5.6%; Heineken posted a 1.7% growth, excluding Russia, and net profit fell 8.6%.  The company, which holds shares of Heneiken, said

DtC Wine Shipping Returning to Pre-Pandemic Normal

It's not the best of times for shipping wine direct to consumers, but it's not the worst. either.   While "the DtC shipment channel may not be hitting the highs of previous years, it’s far ahead of where it was pre-pandemic and remains a dynamic and vital sector of the

Serving Alcohol Enters Texas

Serving Alcohol Inc., a provider of online alcohol and safety awareness training to businesses nationwide,  unveiled its latest offering, Texas Alcohol Seller-Server Training. Serving Alcohol Inc. has meticulously developed an exceptional alcohol awareness program in close collaboration with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC). The program surpasses all requisite standards

Who & What --

Wolf Spirit snags Wendy Dunlap from William Grant & Sons to serve as VP-Sales, National and On-Premise Accounts.  Tom Nicholls, who was CMO of the Hard Rock branded ready to drink cocktails, will launch Wolf Spirits' new RTD division in September.

What We're Reading --

What Happens When You Stop at One Glass of Wine a Day? Our wine columnist gave it her best shot, in accordance with government-issued dietary guidelines. She was surprised by the results—and her own doctor’s opinion. (Wall Street Journal) Bud Light distributors no longer expect sales to recover

Thanks for reading.  We'll see you tomorrow. – Joel

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