FILED AUGUST 22, 2017Republican lawmakers are officially shifting focus to federal tax reform, and they pinky swear it will be easier to pass than the healthcare overhaul, per Market Watch. This could be good news for the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017 that was created to reduce the federal excise taxes for wineries, distilleries and breweries.
FILED AUGUST 21, 2017With all the reports about a macro CPG category slowdown this year, your editors took the opportunity to reach out to our Truth Squad to gauge how their respective businesses are doing this year. Based on this very small survey size, the grade for 2017 so far is a B. Here's what a few members of our Truth Squad reported: