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New Independent Mega-Store Opens In Boulder With $7.1 Million Investment

New mega-retailer Hazel’s Beverage World will open June 29 in Boulder, Colorado, at 1955 28th Street in a building formerly occupied by an electronics store. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 7, 2012

News Briefs for May 8, 2012

•At last night’s 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, famed Manhattan speakeasy PDT received the first-ever “Outstanding Bar Program Award.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 8, 2012

News Briefs for April 18, 2012

•Acclaimed experimental cocktail lounge The Aviary in Chicago is installing a draft beer system this week. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 18, 2012

Texas Retailer Sigel’s Reveals Female-Friendly Strategy

The buying power of women has soared, with most estimates showing that female shoppers account for more than 80% of all purchasing decisions. Beverage alcohol is very much in that mix, and many liquor retailers have responded by revamping their selling strategies. Tony Bandiera Jr., owner and CEO of the 13-unit Sigel’s Beverages L.P. in Dallas, Texas, has modeled all his stores with female shoppers in mind, and the effort has paid off. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 9, 2011

“Extreme” Beers Push Boundaries And Pull Customers

The craft beer movement has entered a new dimension with the emergence of so-called “extreme” beers—brews that are high in alcohol content and feature unusual ingredients. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 17, 2011

News Briefs for November 1, 2011

•As Washington State prepares for a referendum (conducted by mail and ending next Tuesday) on privatizing liquor sales, it’s reportedly mulling bids from two firms for the Seattle liquor distribution center currently run by the state’s liquor control board. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 1, 2011

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