Delivered February 13th, 2020. Contributors: Justin B., Mariana D., SHRUTI P., Anna G., Maria E., Sumit B. and
Restaurants - Southeast
The required information for 15 unique news articles have been provided in rows 32-46 of the “Restaurants - Southeast” tab of the attached spreadsheet. Restaurants that have opened new locations in Florida in January 2020 include Jollibee, Captain D’s, Zaxby’s, and others.
Biscuit Belly opened a new restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky on December 18, 2019.
Captain D’s opened a new restaurant in Lewisburg, Tennessee on December 19, 2019.
BurgerFi opened a new restaurant in Dania Beach, Florida on December 20, 2019.
Four Alabama breweries, including Good People, Avondale, Straight to Ale, and Druid City, were merged and became Southern Brewers Cooperative.
Maryland based DuClaw Brewing Company, planning to launch a trio of new beers consisting oat milk, which is known for its creaminess.
Motorworks Brewing, a Florida based brewery, has introduced changes and made some innovations in each beer's can. The company featured faces of four different smiling shelter dogs with an idea to raise awareness and raise funds for shelter dogs.
Flo Rida, in collaboration with Victor G Harvey, chief executive officer of Victor George Spirits, plans to build a facility in Florida to introduce additional lines including whiskey, gin, tequila, and specialty liqueurs.
Jensen’s Liquors expanded its store by opening its retail location in the city’s historic Miami River district.
Hi-Wire Brewing, a North Carolina based company, plans to launch a separate brand, Old North Premium Lager, which is available in six-packs of 12-ounce cans, twelve-packs of 12-ounce cans, and 16-ounce single cans.
Based in West Virginia, Swilled Dog Cider plans to launch some refreshing line of craft ciders to state-wide distribution across Florida and Virginia.
Oskar Blues Brewery that operates a brewery in North Carolina plans to launch two new rotating series of beers in 2020.
In 2020, Grand Central Brewhouse, a brewing company, plans to open a new beer garden in St. Petersburg's Grand Central District, Florida.
Rows 32-46 of the "Beverage — Mountain West" tab of the attached spreadsheet have been completed. News articles about the beverage industry in Mountain West included topics such as companies opening new locations or moving to bigger and more conveniently located spaces, an acquisition of a brewery by a private equity (PE) group, new product launches, and established products being introduced in the new markets.
On January 8, 2020, The Spirits Business reported that Denter Brick, another Utah-based distillery, is launching a $1 million crowdfunding campaign to grow its business, which is supposed to attract potential buyers.
On January 8, 2020, The Forbes M+A Group announced that it was an exclusive adviser of Utah-based Moab Brewery on its sale to a PE group from Arizona.
OnJanuary 19, 2020, Brewbound reported that Cascade Brewing released its first sour beer in cans. Idaho is one of the four states where four packs of the product can be bought through very limited distribution.
On January 22, 2020, it was announced on BevNet that Ogden's Own, the largest privately-owned distillery in Utah, made a deal with Lee's Liquors to sell its spirits with 22 of its stores.
On January 11, 2020, Idaho-based Mother Earth Brewing Company announced the return of its popular beer, Fantasy Island Coconut Brown Ale.
Sports - Southeast
The requested news articles or media releases for Sports in the Southeast region are outlined in rows 32-46 of the attached spreadsheet. The media releases include articles on the revenue of a university-sports organization for 2018-2019, a sports company's plans of expansion, increased media presence through community outreach and partnerships, new product launches and company acquisition.
The requested news articles and media releases concerning professional sports in the Mountain West region are outlined in rows 32-52 of the attached spreadsheet. The list of 21 media reports includes articles on the management changes, business partnerships, acquisitions, expansion plans, media contracts, player signups, retail/e-commerce, innovation, lawsuits, regulations, and others.
The Mountain West Football league signed a six-year media agreement with FOX and CBS Sports for $270 million.
UWA's Director Tom Burman has been selected as a member of the National College Football Playoff (CFP) Selection Committee.
AI Sporting Goods plans to open the third store in Idaho Falls. The store will be in a 30,000 square-foot building formerly occupied by Toys-R-Us.
Snowsports Industries America (SIA), Outdoor Industry Association, and the National Ski Areas Association came together to create the Outdoor Business Climate Partnership, focusing on the impact of outdoor business on climate action.