Are Crafts looking to kill the pubs in Illinois?

Source: http://irishliquorlawyer.com/ Sean O’Leary April 8, 2019 There is a theory out there, that is actually backed up by statistics, that the presence of craft brewers is hurting bars and taverns. An article on this subject cites Bureau of Labor statistics that the number of “on-premise drinking establishments have decreased by 6.3% since 2010.[1] Bar/tavern…

WAGE HIKES FORCE LARGE-SCALE RESTAURANT CLOSINGS, STUDY FINDS

A survey of employers and employees also shows widespread elimination of jobs and cutbacks in hours. Source: https://www.restaurantbusinessonline.com/ By Peter Romeo Apr. 16, 2019 Nearly 1 out of 10 restaurateurs in areas with a recently increased minimum wage have closed an operation since the cost hike, and 71% have attempted to pass along the rise…

Heineken has a plan to make Americans love beer again

Source: https://www.cnn.com/ By Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business April 15, 2019 Americans are drinking less beer. Heineken has a plan to fix that. Over the past four years, American beer consumption slid 5%, according to research firm Mintel. A quarter of US beer drinkers said in August that they consume less beer now than they did…