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Interview: Stephen Bebis, President And CEO, Liquor Stores N.A.

Canada-based retailer Liquor Stores N.A. operates more than 200 stores throughout Alberta and British Columbia, but lately the company has been raising its profile in the U.S., where sales increased 4% to $170 million in 2015. Liquor Stores N.A. operates 23 locations under the Brown Jug brand in Alaska, as well as 15 stores in Kentucky under its Liquor Barn banner. Last November, the company entered New Jersey by acquiring two Joe Canal’s Discount Liquor Outlets, and it plans to make landfall in Massachusetts and Connecticut later this year. SND associate editor Christina Jelski recently spoke with Liquor Stores N.A. president and CEO Stephen Bebis to discuss the retailer’s U.S. growth strategy. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 25, 2016

Liquor Stores NA Set To Expand Into The Northeast

Liquor Stores NA Ltd., a Canada-based retailer whose U.S. presence has so far been limited to Kentucky and Alaska, has announced plans to enter three new states: New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 20, 2015

Liquor Stores NA Reports Fourth-Quarter, Full-Year Sales Boosts, Eyes U.S. Expansion

Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. reported a consolidated sales increase of 7% to C$196 million (US$156m) for the three months ended December 31, 2014. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 6, 2015

Liquor Stores N.A. Reports Sales Increase, Mulls Plans For More U.S. Expansion

Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. said its sales for calendar year 2013 increased 4.9% to $661 million. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 10, 2014