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Retailers Take Stock As 2021 Winds Down

The lasting effects of the pandemic on the beverage alcohol retail tier zoomed into sharp focus in 2021 with strong in-store sales buoyed by bustling online, mobile, and home delivery platforms. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 30, 2021

Market Watch: Retailers Gear Up For The Holiday Rush

Enthusiasm for the holidays as well as the eagerness to spotlight own labels and staff favorites is commonplace among beverage alcohol retailers who look to the winter holidays to drive a third or more of their annual sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 23, 2021

Market Watch: Retailers Battle Holiday Supply Issues

Timing is everything this December, with upscale Bourbons, Tequilas, and Scotches poised to capitalize on the gift-giving season. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 17, 2021

Market Watch: Massachusetts Beverage Alcohol Retailers Battle Deregulation Legislation

Massachusetts package stores are trying to fend off a growing number of bills aimed at increasing the number of licenses, boosting direct-to-consumer sales, expanding discount programs, and allowing retailers to be open on Thanksgiving. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 1, 2021

Spirits-Based RTDs Expanding At A Rapid Clip

Consumers can’t seem to get enough of spirits-based RTDs, and producers are obliging, with the category proliferating at warp speed. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 24, 2021

Market Watch: Retailers Wary Of Permanent Cocktails-To-Go Measures

Covid-19 sparked major changes in sales strategies at the retail tier, as well as beverage alcohol industry emergency regulations nationwide. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 24, 2021

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