Exclusive news and research on the wine, spirits and beer business

Barnes & Noble To Start Selling Wine, Beer At Several Stores

June 24, 2016

Bookstore giant Barnes & Noble is bringing beverage alcohol to several of its stores as part of a new concept aimed at reviving the company’s lackluster performance. In October, Barnes & Noble will begin offering wine, beer and an expanded food menu at its Eastchester, New York location. Later in the year, it will follow suit for stores in Edina, Minnesota; Folsom, California; and Loudon, Virginia. The company says its goal is to significantly increase food and beverage’s share of its overall business from its current figure of slightly less than 10%. Barnes & Noble’s total sales have been flat-to-down over the past few years.

Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.

Tagged : , ,

Get your first look at 2020 data and 2021 projections for the wine and spirits industries. Order your 2021 Impact Databank Reports. Click here.

Previous :  Next :