Analysis of beer market in China (on Russian)
Beer market of Ukraine: big three losing weightIn 2016, fast increase of excises and resulting price spike stood in the way of the beer market stabilization. Most of competition (as well as mass sorts) moved to the economy segment of the market. The biggest losses were incurred by the leading three, especially Obolon, which again experienced pressure after reallocation of Efes market share. However, one should already speak of TOP-4. Group Oasis CIS (PPB) became a strong player and competitor to transnational companies. Besides the net sales of many regional medium breweries look rather good and 16-fold cost reduction wholesale trade license for craft brewers opens up a possibility of rapid growth in 2017.
Analysis of beer market in China
China’s transition to a “new normal” reality backfired on the brewing industry unexpectedly. Stagnation and subsequent market decline resulted from dynamic social and economic changes. There has emerged a “two speed” market where the medium class significance is growing, yet the share of main beer consumers, “blue collar” is decreasing. Also the inflow of consumers is shrinking, as demographics stopped being a growth driver. Finally, beer is giving way to other alcohol drinks....
Thailand. Singha Beer to target London foodies with immersive Thai New Year experience
The ‘Songkran’ event – a celebration of the traditional Thai New Year – will take place on 14 and 15 April at Shuttlecock’s dedicated dining space, Carousel, in London’s Marylebone.
Singha aims to transport participants to the city of Chiang Mai through food, drink, sights and sounds. Guests will be guided into an indoor bustling street market filled with pop-up food stalls, shops and bars, where they can sample three Thai dishes from the central, northern and southern regions.
Bottles of the brand’s beer will also be distributed among the crowd, with two free drinks provided to each ticketholder.
Visitors will then be taken along a recreation on the Ping River, where they can visit a floating market before creating and casting away a wish lantern. The evening will wrap with a traditional Thai music, dancing, a countdown to the new year and surprise installation inspired by the traditional Songkran sprinkling of water.
The brand, which is distributed in the UK by Molson Coors, is working with PR agency Eulogy to stage the experiential event.
7 Apr. 2016