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Seattle Retailer Downtown Spirits Carves Out A Niche In Competitive Market

In the wake of the privatization of retail spirits sales in Washington State seven years ago, the vast majority of independent operators have shut down as sales increasingly move to chain stores. But Seattle retailer Downtown Spirits has flourished via a varied retail experience, the city’s explosive growth, and the popularity of its online sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 9, 2019

Costco’s Beverage Alcohol Sales Top $4 Billion

With more than $4 billion in beverage alcohol sales last fiscal year, Costco has seen steady annual growth in wine, spirits, and beer, even from a huge base. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 11, 2019

Rye Whiskies Accelerate In The U.S., As Distillers Boost Capacity

With rye whiskey enjoying a renaissance in the U.S. market, distillers have been investing to meet increasing demand. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 8, 2019

Craft Spirits Update: Market Leaders Begin To Emerge

While the craft spirits business in the U.S. has endured some growing pains lately—among them an increasing number of distillery closures—its total volume keeps climbing. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 26, 2019

Cannabis News Briefs for January 29, 2019

•Non-profit, non-partisan thinktank The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy has released a report analyzing cannabis sales data and tax revenue in states permitting recreational sales. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 29, 2019

Premium Pinot Noir Drives Impressive Growth For Oregon Wines

Oregon’s wine industry has made significant strides in recent years and is providing a growth engine for marketers—especially in the premium-and-above Pinot Noir segment. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 10, 2019

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