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Battleground Florida: ABC Confronts Wave Of New Competitors In The Sunshine State

140-unit retail chain ABC Fine Wine & Spirits ranks among the top drinks retail destinations in Florida, with annual sales of approximately $500 million. In recent years, however, an influx of new retail players in the state has brought markedly increased competition, leading ABC to sharpen its focus on the high end while also boosting selection, service and its private label offerings. SND recently caught up with ABC executive vice president Jess Bailes for an update on developments in Florida’s retail market for wine, spirits and beer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 19, 2016

Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 15, 2016

•With sales expected to more than double this year, Cape Coral, Florida’s Wicked Dolphin Distillery is in expansion mode. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 15, 2016

U.S. Wholesalers Confront A Changing Retail Landscape

Decades of consolidation have transformed the landscape for U.S. spirits and wine distributors, but changes at the retail tier have been equally pronounced. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 3, 2016

Beso del Sol Sangria Projecting 300,000 Cases For 2016

After receiving new capital funding last year, bag-in-box sangria brand Beso del Sol has ambitious growth plans for 2016. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 22, 2016

Exclusive: Gekkeikan Sake Moves From Sidney Frank To Shaw-Ross

Shaw-Ross International Importers has become the exclusive U.S. importer for Gekkeikan sake, SND has learned. Continue reading →

Posted in News on November 4, 2015

News Briefs for August 29, 2014

Pernod Ricard has provisionally appointed Conor McQuaid as vice president, marketing, effective September 1. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 29, 2014

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