Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. (“CB A”) (NASDAQ:BREW), an independent craft brewing company, announced the recipients of its first Retailer of the Year Awards at the company’s inaugural annual conference for beer wholesalers in Las Vegas earlier this week. With its wholesalers, CB A partners with a strong network of on-premise and off-premise retail accounts to promote its distinctive portfolio of craft beers, including Widmer Brothers Brewing, Redhook Brewery, Kona Brewing Company, as well as the company’s newer brands Omission Brewing and Square Mile Cider Company. The Retailer of the Year Awards recognize outstanding CB A retailers for their support and contributions to the record sales growth and consumer demand for CB A beers and ciders. CB A presented two Retailer of the Year Awards for 2013:
- Safeway, one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America, was named the off-premise Retailer of the Year.
- Buffalo Wild Wings®, a fast-growing restaurant chain with over 950 locations across the U.S. and Canada, received CBA’s first on-premise Retailer of the Year Award.
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