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Daily Archive: July 9, 2019

Seattle Retailer Downtown Spirits Carves Out A Niche In Competitive Market

In the wake of the privatization of retail spirits sales in Washington State seven years ago, the vast majority of independent operators have shut down as sales increasingly move to chain stores. But Seattle retailer Downtown Spirits has flourished via a varied retail experience, the city’s explosive growth, and the popularity of its online sales. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for July 9, 2019

•In case you missed this morning’s news alert, Valerie Chapoulaud-Floquet will step down as CEO of Rémy Cointreau at the end of the year after a five-year run leading the French luxury spirits group. Continue reading →

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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 9, 2019

•Huntington Beach, California-based Harbor Distributing, part of Reyes Beer Division, has acquired DBI Beverage Inc.’s northern California business, pending closure of the deal in September. Continue reading →

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With Bruce Linton Gone, Canopy Growth Plots A New Course

With the firing of Canopy Growth co-founder and CEO Bruce Linton last week, the emerging cannabis industry could be entering a new phase in its development. Continue reading →

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Social Consumption And Delivery Services Advance In Michigan And Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission has approved a rewrite of draft regulations that advance progress toward on-site consumption and home delivery. Continue reading →

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Cannabis Briefs for July 9, 2019

•Ontario will issue 50 new cannabis retail licenses by year-end in an effort to expand access and sales in Canada’s most populous province. Continue reading →

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