Rising spirits: Revenue will increase as the industry continues to develop newer and healthier RTD beverages

Companies in the Ready-to-Drink (RTD) Mixed Spirit Production industry have greatly expanded their product lines and have heavily emphasized their marketing toward young consumers over the past five years, boosting industry revenue. Whereas popular industry brands such as Mike's Hard Lemonade and Smirnoff Ice comprised almost all of the industry's revenue just a few years ago, producers have created vastly larger product lines, and demand for such beverages have been supported by rising per capita disposable income levels over the five years to 2017. With consumer interest in new forms of alcoholic beverages increasing over the past five years, IBISWorld projects the industry to continue expanding over the five years to 2022 as well...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growth in alcohol purchases has been far too slow to yield significant expansion for producers
  • The industry’s limited growth potential may be due demographic trends
  • Stability in key input prices will better position beverage producers to anticipate costs
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    This RTD Mixed Spirit Production industry is relatively new within the market for alcoholic beverages, and its revenue growth significantly outpaced that of the US economy in the early half of the five years to 2017. Consumer interest in RTD spirits has leveled somewhat in the years since, and is expected to continue to stabilize over the coming years. Over the 10 years to 2022, IBISWorld estimates that industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to expand at an annualized rate of 5.1%, primarily driven by growth from 2012 to 2015. Comparatively, US GDP is expected to expand at an annualized rate of 2.0% over the same period. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the RTD Mixed Spirit Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the RTD Mixed Spirit Production Industry are

  • Effective product promotion
  • Market research and understanding
  • Optimum capacity utilization
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Per capita expenditure on alcohol in the RTD Mixed Spirit Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the RTD Mixed Spirit Production Industry?

    This industry manufactures pre-mixed, ready-to-drink (RTD) alcoholic cocktails. Revenue is generated through the sale of packaged single and multiserving bottles of RTD cocktails that are fit for consumption immediately after purchase. While this industry includes flavored malt beverages, it excludes other forms of flavored beer, alcoholic ciders, RTD forms of flavored wine and nonalcoholic drink mixers.

    Industry Products
  • Malt beverages
  • RTD tequila drinks
  • RTD whiskey drinks
  • RTD rum drinks
  • Other RTD drinks
  • Industry Activities
  • Producing pre-mixed alcoholic cocktails
  • Bottling pre-mixed alcoholic cocktails
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Per capita expenditure on alcohol
  • Number of adults aged 20 to 64
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Wider selection boosts profitability
  • Pressuring factors
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit
  • Healthy demand
  • Trade
  • Table: RTD Mixed Spirit Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - RTD Mixed Spirit Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Wine & Spirits Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Printing
  • Sugar Processing

  • Products & Services
  • Malt beverages
  • RTD tequila drinks
  • RTD rum drinks
  • RTD whiskey drinks
  • Other RTD drinks
  • Chart: RTD Mixed Spirit Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Disposable income
  • Relative price
  • Demographics
  • Consumer tastes and health concerns

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 25 to 34
  • Consumers aged 45 to 54
  • Consumers aged 35 to 44
  • Exports
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers over 65
  • Consumers under 25
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the RTD Mixed Spirit Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWages and capitalMarketing and other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs RTD Mixed Spirit Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the RTD Mixed Spirit Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Anheuser-Busch InBev SA,
  • Table: Anheuser-Busch InBev SA - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the RTD Mixed Spirit Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the RTD Mixed Spirit Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per capita expenditure on alcohol (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Point-Of-Sale (Pos)
  • The location where a transaction occurs at a retail establishment or store.
  • Ready-To-Drink (Rtd)
  • A bottled beverage that has some combination of spirits and juices. It describes a pre-mixed cocktail in smaller packaging (e.g.12-ounce bottles) for both on-premise and off-premise consumption.
  • Ready-To-Pour (Rtp)
  • A bottled beverage that has some combination of spirits and juices. It describes a pre-mixed cocktail in larger packaging (e.g. 1.75-liter bottles) served specifically for on-premise consumption.
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