DISCUS: Pandemic leads to major shift in U.S. alcohol buying habits

There is no question that spirits sales in travel retail are suffering but some positive news from U.S. domestic off-premise markets indicates strong consumer demand that spells optimistic potential recovery for travel retail post-COVID, particularly among more premium brands. The pandemic’s devastating impact on the U.S. hospitality industry in 2020 resulted in major shifts in […]

DISCUS 2014 Market Report: Distilled Spirits industry delivers steady growth in the U.S

American whiskies continued to boom and spirits sales delivered steady sales in the United States in 2014, despite a challenging year, reported the Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) reported in February. The Council reported that supplier sales were up 4% in 2014 to $23.1 billion, and total U.S. volume growth increased 2.2% to 210 million cases. […]