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Top Retailers Assess Bourbon’s Bull Market, And See Plenty Of More Room To Run

The U.S. Bourbon market has added 1 million cases a year since 2013, and reached the 21-million-case mark last year on 3.5% growth. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 10, 2018

Saké Sales Rise As Adventurous Consumers Branch Out

With consumers embracing new drinks options in recent years, domestic and imported saké consumption in the U.S. market reached an all-time high in 2016, according to Impact Databank, growing 3% to 2.3 million nine-liter cases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 27, 2017

Interview: ABC Fine Wine & Spirits CMO Bob Gibson

Orlando-based ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, a 75-year-old privately held retail chain, has 125 locations across the state of Florida.  Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 31, 2017

News Briefs for November 4, 2016

•Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has announced plans to add the Truvee wine brand—acquired in its $600 million purchase of the former Diageo wine business last year—to its global portfolio in an appeal to female drinkers. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 4, 2016

ABC Sees Top Vodka Brands Increasingly “Under Attack” In Florida Market

Florida’s ABC Fine Wine & Spirits derives about 60% of its sales from spirits, with wine at 27%, beer at 10% and cigars at about 3%. In the second part of this interview, ABC executive vice president Jess Bailes discusses the trends influencing buying activity across the retail chain’s 140-plus stores. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 21, 2016

Battleground Florida: ABC Confronts Wave Of New Competitors In The Sunshine State

140-unit retail chain ABC Fine Wine & Spirits ranks among the top drinks retail destinations in Florida, with annual sales of approximately $500 million. In recent years, however, an influx of new retail players in the state has brought markedly increased competition, leading ABC to sharpen its focus on the high end while also boosting selection, service and its private label offerings. SND recently caught up with ABC executive vice president Jess Bailes for an update on developments in Florida’s retail market for wine, spirits and beer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 19, 2016

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