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Facing the New (No-)Growth Reality

Barring a dramatic shift in the forecast, independent breweries should be planning for a future of low—or even no—sales growth. The safest path forward includes reducing risk, optimizing cash flow, and focusing on profitability.

Kate Bernot Jan 3, 2023 - 11 min read

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Storm clouds of a possible recession have loomed over economic headlines in recent months, even as the Federal Reserve increases interest rates to cool inflation. The situation is rife with uncertainty for all sorts of manufacturing businesses—but small breweries are facing an additional set of challenges in the coming years.

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