The 2020 Alcohol E-Commerce Playbook

Until recently, the highly complex and heavily regulated beverage alcohol category has struggled to keep pace relative to other food and beverage categories. That dynamic is changing quickly. Recent developments in technology, a renewed interest among fast-digitizing retailers, and the profound impacts of the current crisis have led alcohol industry executives to reconsider their e-commerce strategy and invest more in the channel. Bourcard Nesin, an analyst with Rabobank that advises beverage companies on their digital strategy, will walk through the unusual challenges facing the alcohol category as sales move online, map out the digital landscape and review strategies for the most important e-commerce channels. Additionally, Bourcard will share how other industries can use these key learnings across categories and online retailers.