UK government spent GBP 520 million on “Eat out to Help out" scheme
United Kingdom | Guess what, the government’s scheme “Eat out to Help out“ for the ailing hospitality industry has proven more popular than expected. Under the scheme, more than 100 million meals were ordered in August, costing the taxpayer around GBP 520 million (USD 690 million).
Beavertown revs up online sales during pandemic
United Kingdom | Craft brewer Beavertown hopes that this year’s sales will come in at least flat on last year’s levels. In its 2019/20 financial year, it grew sales nearly 80 percent to around GBP 35 million (USD 47 million), The Telegraph newspaper reports.
Beer monopoly podcast No. 1: The brewing industry in an age of disruptions
Brauwelt International is hosting a new series of podcasts, which will feature the award-winning authors Ina Verstl and Ernst Faltermeier, whose book The Beer Monopoly was published by Hans Carl in 2016.
In their short podcasts the two will provide sound reasoning on economic and strategic issues affecting the brewing industry.
You can listen here free of charge.
From globalisation itself to craft beer, the brewing industry has witnessed all kinds of disruptions. Even CEOs sought to become disruptors. And now we have the covid-19 pandemic, which has hit the industry unprepared.