Shelf Talkers “Stop the Shopper”

December 27, 2017
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Rethinking Retail
So Why Not Download Them For Free at Origlio.com? 
 
"It works for wine,” says Bob Sokel, Off-premise Chain and Space Planning Manager for Origlio Beverage. “There is no doubt in my mind that shelf talkers stop the shopper and influence what a browsing customer purchases. That’s why we’ve invested...

Guinness Celebrates Another Historic Milestone and Breaks New Ground Stateside

December 27, 2017
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Brewer Highlight
In October of 1817, eight hogsheads of porter (A Hogshead is roughly 62 U.S. gallons of beer, or 2 modern barrels of beer) were exported from Dublin to Charleston, South Carolina – and beer in America was never quite the same. “It’s an understatement to say that we’re incredibly excited...

D&R Beverage Center

December 26, 2017
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Off-Premise Spotlight

"I’m not going anywhere” were the words of Bruce Orwig, owner of D&R Beverage Center, when asked what he saw for the future of his store. And if the 2 generations that owned the shop before are any indication, he’s right. The folks of D&R are resilient in the face...

Kutztown Tavern

December 26, 2017
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On-Premise Spotlight

You could say that Kutztown Tavern on Main Street in Kutztown is a jack of all trades… a one-stop-shop. The facility, which houses a restaurant, brewery, bottle shop, nightclub and two banquet spaces, truly has something for everyone. Matt Grider, owner of Kutztown Tavern, sat down with us to discuss...

Whitpain Tavern

December 26, 2017
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On-Premise Spotlight

Whitpain Tavern is a place where friendly staff, great food & brews and talented musicians collide. Who knew “cabin fever” could be so good?

Whats unique about Whitpain Tavern? There’s always something exciting happening. “No matter what day of the week it is, there is always something fun

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Bella Vista Beer Distributors

December 26, 2017
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Off-Premise Spotlight

Bella Vista applies the “science of retail”, adapting to today’s changing beer landscape.

When the recent 6 and 12-pack laws went into effect in Pennsylvania, Bella Vista was determined not only to incorporate these new packages into their lineup, but use them to completely transform the way they market...

Blue Moon A-Rising

December 26, 2017
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Beyond Beer
In 2017, sales of Blue Moon Belgian White, the country’s largest craft brand, were up 9% according to I.R.I. Now, as the brand’s newest release Blue Moon Mango Wheat begins its ascent, some say it has the star power to “eclipse” the original.
 
Choosing which beers will delight...

Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan

November 27, 2017
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Retail Edge

In the last blog I discussed Amazon and the disruption they have created in the retail space. And to quote Yogi Berra, “It’s Déjà vu all over again”. 100 year ago Sears & Roebuck changed the retail landscape. Now we are getting smaller again with retailers like Dollar General, Trader...

Magic Hat Brewing Company

October 30, 2017
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Brewer Highlight
Inspired By The Arts, Magic Hat’s Brewing Innovation Is At An All Time High
 
Since it first opened in 1994, the Magic Hat Brewing Company & Performing Arts Center (its full, given name) has been a strong supporter of the arts, from brewing to visual and everywhere in between. 
 
“Art is...

Iron Run Beverage

October 30, 2017
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Off-Premise Spotlight

Family owned for nearly 40 years.

Conveniently located right off of Route 100, Interstate 78 and the PA Turnpike, Iron Run Beverage has served this bustling area of Lehigh County for close to 4 decades. Inside the store, the friendly faces of owners Ed and Judy...
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