Here’s What Happened in May!
At GoSpotCheck, we keep up with the latest industry trends and marketplace changes in order to stay informed and better serve our customers. Below are newsworthy tidbits from the month of May:
- The effects of e-commerce on retail are not what you might think.
- Thanks to science, a Charleston distillery ages alcohol 20 years in less than a week.
- Leading alcohol producers around the world are working together, in connection with UN Global, to decrease the number of road traffic deaths by 2020.
- Retail giant Wal-Mart is bringing back greeters.
- Until the November 2016 Presidential election, Budweiser is renaming its beer “America.”
- Apple’s new stores will be sustainable – in the form of renewable energy, water features, and greenery.
- A new study suggests that Ancient Chinese villagers may have been brewing craft beer 5,000 years ago.
- As summer approaches, consumers look for refreshing beverages – a challenge for the beverage alcohol industry.
- Along with many other online retailers, wine merchant Wine Cellar Group is looking to expand into physical storefronts.
- Eleven countries disagree on the definition of a standard drink.
- Gucci’s growth is founded in strong digital strategy.
- Highly profitable retail insights from Forbes include “compliance makes money.”
- Retail sales are bouncing back strong after a slow first quarter.
- Anheuser-Busch InBev is releasing a non-alcoholic Budweiser, called Prohibition Brew.