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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

Grocery Wine Sales Bring Major Change To Pennsylvania Retail Landscape

The pace of liberalization for Pennsylvania’s alcohol industry has accelerated over the past several years, with changes in the state liquor code expanding sales channels for spirits, wine and beer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 31, 2017

News Briefs for September 22, 2016

•Heaven Hill Brands’ Evan Williams Bourbon has partnered with Major League Baseball (MLB) to serve as a sponsor of the 2016 World Series. Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 22, 2016

News Briefs for September 2, 2016

•Following yesterday’s announcement that retailers Total Wine & More and BevMax will reverse course and stop marketing spirits prices below the state-mandated minimum in Connecticut, Total Wine noted in a statement that its compromise arrangement with the state’s Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) “made no admission of wrongdoing or liability, and DCP didn’t find there to be any wrongdoing or liability on Total Wine & More’s part.” Continue reading →

Posted in News on September 2, 2016

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