Date: On-premises Alcohol Sales To Post Modest Gains In 2012

Published: 12/06/2011

CHICAGO (PRNewswire) — The nation’s bars and restaurants can expect a modest uptick in alcohol sales for 2012, according to forecasts released last month by Technomic.

Citing slowly improving traffic numbers at many of the major chains and operator expectations for better conditions in 2012, Technomic forecasts that overall consumer expenditures on alcohol away from home will increase 2.4 percent next year.