Month: August 2017

Markup v. Margin

I recently wrote a post about Gross Profit vs Gross Margin, it was nice.  Piggybacking off that topic I want to explain the differences between Markup vs Margin.  More specifically, what it looks like at different points in the supply chain.  In the margin vs markup game, margin wins….always.  Distributors and Retailers work off margin. …

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Can we call a duck a duck?

Recently, we have seen the M&A space for craft breweries in what I call a low boil. Meaning, it’s still hot, but people are talking less and less about it. Typical deals have been less risky than we have seen in the past. Beer groups are making minority interest investments in US craft beer. A …

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