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Lee’s Discount Liquor Projects $85 Million In Sales For 2015 As Good Times Return To Vegas

Las Vegas-based Lee’s Discount Liquor has had two consecutive years of double-digit growth as both the city and the 17-location chain continue to see a rebound after the recent recession. Company president Kenny Lee says revenues are expected to top the chain’s previous record of $85 million this year, with two more stores in its stable compared to pre-recession levels. Shanken News Daily spoke with Kenny Lee about the return of higher spending and the latest beverage alcohol trends in his Sin City hometown. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 7, 2015

Interview: Hi-Time Wine Cellars Thrives In Competitive Orange County Market

Hi-Time Wine Cellars operates just a single location in Costa Mesa, California, but the independent retailer churns big volumes, with annual revenues in excess of $28 million. At 22,000 square feet, the Orange County destination store attracts high-spending businesses and individuals, as well as locals simply looking for an everyday wine. Shanken News Daily spoke recently with Hi-Time Wine Cellars CEO Diana Hirst about trends in her market and her company’s route to success. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 25, 2015

New Texas Retail Law Passes In State Senate, Now Awaits Passage In The House

The Texas state senate has passed a bill removing a cap on package store licenses per owner. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 24, 2015

Indiana’s Big Red Liquors Completes Move Into Kentucky

Big Red Liquors recently completed the acquisition of three package liquor stores in Bowling Green, Kentucky, marking its first expansion outside of Indiana. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 4, 2015

News Briefs for December 19, 2014

•A Wegmans Food Markets in Ithaca, NY was given final approval for expansion earlier this week by the city’s Planning and Development Board, according to a report in the Ithaca Times.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 19, 2014

Liquor Stores N.A. Looks To Expand Its U.S. Presence

With two new stores planned for Kentucky, Canadian-based Liquor Stores N.A., Ltd. is positioning itself for further expansion in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 11, 2014

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