How Liquor Stores Adapted to the COVID-19 Crisis

Alcohol remains essential. As states across the country reacted to the coronavirus outbreak by locking down businesses — devastating on-premise — liquor stores wondered whether they, too, would have to shutter. So...

The Dangers of Driver Theft for Beverage Alcohol Retailers

Theft by delivery drivers is a threat to any beverage alcohol retail business. This problem can take on many forms, and often appears as every-day procedure. On our sister...

Here’s What Consumers Are Buying from Drizly During the CoronaCrisis

In an age of social distancing and self-isolation, many people have opted for at-home deliveries rather than risk infection by traveling to local stores. This move has increasingly included at-home alcohol orders.

DISCUS Working with Politicians to Mitigate Coronavirus Impact on Alcohol Industry

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States released a statement this week highlighting how the organization plans to combat the Coronavirus impact on the U.S. alcohol industry. "As...

Pennsylvania Closes All Retail Liquor Stores to Control Coronavirus

In addition to restaurants and bars, the state of Pennsylvania has ordered all retail liquor stores closed in the fight against the spreading Coronavirus. "This was a tremendously difficult...

Alcohol Brands Partner with Food-Pairing App eMeals

As cell phones increasingly play a larger role in retail purchases both digital and in-person, some alcohol brands have partnered with an app that recommends alcohol and food pairings.

Recognizing the Best in Alcohol Marketing

Our 35th annual Advertising & Promotion Awards celebrate the best design and execution of branded content in the beverage alcohol industry. These are the marketing efforts that most effectively and creatively earned the attention of consumers,...

How JJ’s Built an Experience-Based Retail Business

You can track the evolution of JJ’s Wine, Spirits & Cigars in three stages: JJ’s 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0. That is how owner Tom Slattery thinks of his Sioux Falls, SD-based business,...

Drizly Announces Alcohol Delivery Partnership with Spec’s in TX

The digital alcohol delivery company Drizly continues to expand its relationship with alcohol retailers nationwide. Today the company announced a new partnership with Spec's, one of Texas' leading beverage alcohol retailers.

Drizly Partners with Shop Rite & Tobacco in Louisiana

Drizly, the nation's largest alcohol e-commerce marketplace, today announced a partnership with Shop Rite & Tobacco Plus, one of Louisiana's leading liquor retailers. The partnership will bring delivery of beer, wine and liquor in...