Right, but they don't benefit from further taking over the homebrew marketplace. They have an online outlet. They don't have to engage in the hassle of wider licensing or distribution of their kits. They can promote the products they already control. There's really no tempting money for them, as has been mentioned, in the general homebrew supply business, as there is in controlling commercial production and supply chain. I wouldn't worry about them running down my LHBS. They're after bigger fish. But they can both learn from homebrewers what the interests and trends are, as Denny suggests, and influence the influencers, if you will. It's all about promotion, as I see it.
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