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Control State Sales Jump, Reflecting Off-Premise Bounce

With the off-premise booming in recent weeks, control states have also been seeing sharp sales increases. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 2, 2020

Pennsylvania Governor Reconsidering Closure Of PLCB Stores

At press time Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf reportedly was reconsidering his decision to close the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Boards stores and online sales, which took effect last week. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 24, 2020

Shift To The Off-Premise Continues, As Retailers Emphasize Pickup And Delivery

With key states including California, New York, Illinois, New Jersey, Ohio, and Connecticut issuing broad stay-at-home orders, beverage alcohol retailers remain open in most states (with the exception of PLCB stores in Pennsylvania, which have closed to both online and in-store traffic). Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 23, 2020

As Liquor Retailers Cope With Covid 19, PLCB Shutters All Stores And Online Sales Indefinitely

Retailers are experiencing a run on inventory nationwide, but they’re also facing closures as consumers load up on supplies and officials take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 17, 2020

Retailers See Heavy Demand As Consumers Stock Up, But Worrisome Signs Abound

Wine and spirits retailers in a variety of markets have reported robust sales in recent days as consumers race to stock up on supplies due to the outbreak of coronavirus. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 16, 2020

Interview: Brian McDole of Giant Eagle

Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle operates 218 supermarkets in five states—Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana, with most selling beverage alcohol in some form. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 21, 2018

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