The trend of complication of Russian beer market is going on and in several directions at the same time. The range has got wider, the import and small segments are growing, namely craft beer, alcohol-free beer and special flavor beer. At the same time, all ex-mega brands and light lagers by Russian brewers are experiencing a decline of their shares. AB InBev Efes, Heineken, MBC and Pivzavod Trekhsosenskiy have exceeded the market, Carlsberg was developing slower than the market and Ochakovo as well as some other mid-sized breweries have been cutting down their volumes. To a big extent brewers’ performance was connected to their ability to reach agreement with networks, sacrifice their margin and enter new markets. Craft brewers are facing a serious danger of producers’ registration introduction – de facto licensing. ...
The global outlooks of the legal market of cannabis are excellent. It is possible to simultaneously imagine dry law repeal and craft brewing boom but not in one but in several consumer categories. For alcohol is contained in liquids and cannabis derivatives can be in three physical forms.The value of legal market of cannabis and its products can reach 10% of the world beer market in five years, and in 2030-2040 even reach the same scope provided the current rates of legalization and development of market infrastructure remain at the same level. Cannabinoids are actively integrating into the food industry from chewing gum to beverages deforming the pharmaceutical and alcohol markets, they influence the trends of healthy lifestyle and beauty. ...
Beer market of Kazakhstan acquired both traits of East European countries and South Eastern Asia taking a transitional position between them by many criteria and consumption style. Yet there is a positive trend in beer production which differs Kazakhstan from most of the neighboring countries. The market has remained consolidated in the hands of two international players because of its small size. However, it faces dynamic processes such as fast growth of draft beer sales, up and downs of regional companies and Carlsberg Group’s ultimate expansion. Excessive mainstream segment has declined over the recent years, yet, Zhigulevskoe and national brands with regional links have yielded their positions to a range of new products. In our review special attention was paid to regional analysis of the markets. In 14 regions of Kazakhstan we compared the companies’ positions, the market price segmentation and DIOT channel development. Besides we have compared the beer market of Kazakhstan to neighboring countries. ...
Heineken USA® Selects NMA Group as Agency of Record
"We've been thoroughly impressed with the track record of NMA Group client successes," said Lesya Lysyj, Chief Marketing Officer for Heineken USA®. "As entertainment continues to be an integral part of our marketing mix, it's important to have the right partner in place to help us reach our goals. Like Heineken, NMA Group is a pioneer in their field and we're confident that the team will use their strategic and creative thinking to build upon our strong brand equity."
NMA Group is tasked with elevating the Heineken brand portfolio within the entertainment industry by initiating targeted outreach and brand integration throughout film, television, entertainment public relations and talent connectivity.
"Heineken has been an NMA client for 13 years and we are proud to now represent the entire portfolio," said NMA Group SVP of Account Service & Promotion, Shirley Richter. "Heineken is one of those rare brands that completely reinvented its brand image and became a true leader in its category. Entertainment played an integral role in that process. We look forward to building upon the strong foundation the brand has achieved within entertainment and to take all Heineken brands to the next level."
NMA Group will work to elevate Heineken's reputation as a global leader in the malt beverage industry and to continue to establish Heineken as the official beer of Hollywood.
8 Июн. 2011