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BevMo Intensifies Focus On Premiumization, Localization Trends

Concord, California-based retail chain BevMo recently opened its 160th location in Lafayette, California, marking a significant expansion from about 130 stores three years ago. Last year, BevMo, which operates in the Washington and Arizona markets in addition to the Golden State, named Albertsons Safeway veteran Dimitri Haloulos as CEO. In this exclusive interview with SND senior editor Daniel Marsteller, Haloulos discusses BevMo’s new store format—which aims for a more local, premium feel—as well as private label strategy, e-commerce opportunities and other topics. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 8, 2016

News Briefs for June 17, 2016

•Total Wine & More is relocating its Newport News, Virginia location to a larger space this summer, reports the Daily Press. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 17, 2016

BevMo Sued For Alleged “Bait-And-Switch” Tactics On Wine Ratings

Chain retailer BevMo has been hit with a class-action lawsuit that alleges “bait-and-switch” signage tactics. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 4, 2016

News Briefs for March 14, 2016

•California-based importer Accolade Brands is adding the wines of Italy’s Casal Thaulero to its portfolio. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 14, 2016

Interview, Part 2: BevMo’s Senior Vice President For Wine, Bob Paulinski

In this second part of our interview with BevMo senior vice president for wine Bob Paulinski, the retail executive offers his views on pricing and demographic trends that are shaping the business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 28, 2015

Interview, Part 1: Bob Paulinski, BevMo’s Senior Vice President, Wine

One of the country’s largest beverage alcohol retailers, BevMo operates around 155 stores across California, Arizona and Washington, up from about 130 stores two years ago. The chain’s wine selection is particularly broad, running from entry-level offerings up through high-end Champagne retailing in the $100-plus range. Shanken News Daily associate editor Christina Jelski recently spoke with Bob Paulinski, BevMo’s senior vice president of wine, to discuss trends he’s seeing in the business.

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Posted in News on October 27, 2015

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