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New York Expected To Unveil Plan To Legalize Recreational Cannabis

With neighboring states like Massachusetts and New Jersey having already legalized recreational cannabis or moving to do so in the near term, New York governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to introduce a proposal for legalization early in the 2019 legislative session. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 17, 2018

In New Jersey, Total Wine Unveils New Store That’s More Than Double The Size Of Former Unit

Total Wine & More is holding a grand re-opening today of its new store in River Edge, New Jersey—a venue that’s more than twice as big as the nearby unit it replaces. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 12, 2014

Industry Still Mobilizing To Aid Sandy’s Victims

As New York and New Jersey continue to clean up after Hurricane Sandy, all three tiers of the beverage alcohol industry have mobilized to help. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 19, 2012

News Briefs for December 16, 2011

•Diageo has released a new ad campaign for ultra-premium Cîroc vodka, featuring spokesman and musician Sean “Diddy” Combs, under the tagline “Luck Be a Lady.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 16, 2011

News Briefs for August 5, 2011

•The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s (PLCB) wine kiosk initiative in PA grocery stores may soon come to an end, according to a report in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 5, 2011

Gary’s Wine And Marketplace Taps Upscale Suburban Market, Hitting $50 Million In Annual Sales

New Jersey-based Gary’s Wine & Marketplace has continued to thrive even during the economic downturn by offering its affluent suburban customers selection and good value. The three-unit operation had sales of $45 million in 2010, and sales are expected to reach $50 million this year. Of that total, 65% is wine, 13% spirits, 11% beer and 11% food/miscellaneous items. Gary Fisch owns the 13,000-square-foot store in Madison and 24,000-square-foot location in Wayne, which opened three years ago. His wife Liz owns the 13,000-square-foot unit in Bernardsville. (New Jersey law prohibits an individual from owning more than two licenses). Shanken News Daily recently spoke with Fisch about their growing business. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 22, 2011

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