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Interview: Gary’s Wine & Marketplace Sees Change On The Horizon

The four-store, 120-employee New Jersey retail chain Gary’s Wine & Marketplace continues to expand on an impressive curve that has seen it grow from revenues of about $30 million in 2007 to a projected $52 million this year. Most recently, the franchise opened a new store in Hillsborough in central Jersey last summer. In this exclusive interview, owner Gary Fisch, who was named Market Watch’s Retailer of the Year in 2014, weighs in on trends and competitive conditions in the Garden State.

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Posted in News on June 3, 2016

U.S. Wholesalers Confront A Changing Retail Landscape

Decades of consolidation have transformed the landscape for U.S. spirits and wine distributors, but changes at the retail tier have been equally pronounced. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 3, 2016

Exclusive: Bacardi’s Pete Carr On The New Alliance With Southern Glazer’s

Editor’s Note: In this exclusive interview, Pete Carr, regional president of Bacardi North America, spoke with Marvin R. Shanken, chairman of M. Shanken Communications, about his company’s new alliance with Southern Glazer’s and what it signifies for the future.

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Posted in News on January 12, 2016

News Briefs for July 28, 2015

•Walmart has won a skirmish in its effort to begin selling spirits in the Texas market, as U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman has allowed the retailer’s suit against the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) to move forward. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 28, 2015

Packaging Innovations Abound As Winemakers Look To Tap New Audiences

Intent on targeting a wider range of drinking occasions and demographic groups, wine marketers are increasingly looking beyond the traditional glass bottle when it comes to packaging their wares. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 24, 2015

Walmart Gains An Ally In Kroger In Texas Spirits Push, But Publix Objects To Florida Bill

Walmart has fresh support for its bid to sell spirits in Texas, as supermarket chain Kroger has joined a new legislative push to allow publicly traded companies to sell liquor in the Lone Star State. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 20, 2015

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