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Interview: Minneapolis Retailer France 44 On Navigating The Covid-19 Environment

Editor’s Note: Minneapolis-based retailer France 44 Wines & Spirits, a Market Watch Leader, offers an upscale selection of wine, spirits, and beer, as well as gourmet cheeses, meats, and takeout items. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 5, 2020

Surdyk’s On The State Of The Minnesota Market

The Surdyk family, which has been selling beverage alcohol in the Minneapolis market since 1934, is in the midst of a transition to a fourth generation of leadership as Jim Surdyk, CEO since 1988, cedes more day-to-day responsibility to his three children—triplets Melissa, Taylor and Molly, age 30. SND recently sat down with Jim Surdyk and family, as well as general manager Steven Wilk, at Surdyk’s, the single-unit 12,000-square-foot store on Minneapolis’s northeast side, to discuss the local retailing scene. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 1, 2016