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Interview: WSWA President & CEO Craig Wolf On The Direct Shipping Issue

As e-commerce continues to gain momentum in the beverage alcohol arena, the practice of interstate shipping of wine by retailers has become a highly contentious issue—especially after carriers like UPS and FedEx began refusing such shipments in most cases within the past year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 14, 2017

Interview, Part 2: Wine.com’s Rich Bergsund And Michael Osborn

In the second part of our interview with Wine.com, CEO Rich Bergsund and founder and vice president, merchandising Michael Osborn discuss a host of new customer-focused initiatives at the online retailer, as well as the company’s fresh marketing push. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 29, 2017

Interview: Ryan Maloney Of Julio’s Liquors

With a longtime emphasis on its whisk(e)y selection, Julio’s Liquors of Westborough, Massachusetts, continues to see overall growth of its spirits business, while competition for wine sales in the Bay State intensifies. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 15, 2017

Colorado’s Hazel’s Beverage World Tops $30 Million In Sales

In just five years of operation, Boulder, Colorado-based retailer Hazel’s Beverage World has grown into the No.-1 drinks retailer by sales volume in its home market and risen to become the state’s No.-3 store by the same metric. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 13, 2017

Interview: High-End Los Angeles Retailer Wally’s In Expansion Mode

One of Los Angeles’s most prominent retailers, Wally’s Wine & Spirits is jointly owned by Christian Navarro and Guess co-founders Paul and Maurice Marciano. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 14, 2017

BJ’s Wholesale Club Targets Growth With Brand-Focused Strategy

Westborough, Massachusetts-based BJ’s Wholesale Club operates 215 membership-only stores in 16 eastern states, 60% of which sell beverage alcohol, including 49 locations that offer beer, wine and spirits. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 8, 2017

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