• IRI: Dry January Notwithstanding, US Beer Sales Grow in Early 2019

    5 days ago - By Brewbound

    Beer volume sales got off to a strong start during the first four weeks of 2019, growing 3.7 percent compared to last year, according to market research firm IRI.
    The Chicago-based retail data provider, which tracks sales at major off-premise retail chains, last week reported that year-to-date off-premise dollar sales for beer at multi-outlet and convenience stores (grocery, drug, club, dollar, mass-merchandiser and military) eclipsed $2.3 billion during the period ending January 27.
    Flavored malt beverages, domestic super premiums and import offerings led the way, growing MULC dollar...
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