Tag Archives: soda

Bottled Water Tops Soda among Americans

For several years now, Americans have been consuming more bottled water and less soda. Retailers are quite aware of this because of wide variety and brands of bottled that they carry — and the amount of shelf devoted to bottled water. … Continue reading

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What Should Retailers Do as “Big Soda” Declines?

The major soda (carbonated beverage) marketers are having a tough go of it some locales where sales are saturated. But an even bigger issue is that many people are turning away from soda because of health concerns. Recently, the New … Continue reading

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NYC Beverage Law Update

As we blogged earlier today, a new beverage law for New York City was scheduled to go into effect tomorrow. But, at the last minute, a NY State Supreme Court Judge put a hold on the law. According to Michael … Continue reading

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New Beverage Regulations Can Be Confusing — To Retailers and Their Customers

Retailers must deal with a wide range of regulations — from zoning laws that restrict hours of operation to minimum wage laws to price advertising laws. Many times, the rules are clear and other times they are not. And chains … Continue reading

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