Month: December 2016

  • The Kentucky Colonel……

    The week after I arrived in Wichita, Kansas to take the lead at Coors of Kansas, I had to replace my operations manager.  I brought in one of my former Coors NE employees from San Antonio to assume the role of operations manager.  He did a great job in that role.  At the end of […]

  • Hogs get fat, pigs get slaughtered.

    When wholesalers only represented one brand such as AB, Schlitz, or Coors, brand owners were always under the gun to produce the results expected of them by their brewery.  As the years passed, however, wholesalers, fearing termination for any reason, ensured franchise legislation was passed making termination by their supplier difficult, if not impossible. Consolidation, […]