How Alcohol Retailers Have Evolved with COVID-19

Part 1 of this series covered what alcohol products consumers are buying now, three months into the coronavirus pandemic. In this second part, we look at how beverage alcohol retailers continue to...

What Alcohol Consumers Are Buying, Months into COVID-19

Forget months, March 2020 feels like it happened years ago. COVID-19 caught the country unprepared for a pandemic. Like everybody else, beverage alcohol retailers had to adapt rapidly. They faced a surge...

How Liquor Stores Can Maximize Sales of Complementary Products

Complementary products — food, glassware, nonalcoholic drinks, etc. — probably do not comprise a large percentage of any retail store layout. No more than 10%, most likely. And their impact on the...

Jensen’s Liquors Reflects Miami

Colorful flare is at the heart of Miami culture, and this is reflected by Jensen’s Liquors. Owned by second-generation operator Eddie Cruz, this lively chain now counts six units, in and around...

Recognizing the Top Alcohol Brands and Trends

EPG Media annually recognizes the fastest-selling spirits and wine alcohol brands, and their top producers, with our Growth Brands Awards. We were set to present these prizes at Las Vegas during WSWA...

Video: How to Retail Alcohol in Our Changing World

The novel coronavirus has upended our world, and with it the beverage alcohol retail industry. The way that stores operate has changed. So too have consumer buying patterns shifted. Global alcohol producers...

America’s Fastest-Growing Wine Brands

In Part 2 of our 2020 Growth Brands Awards, following spirits last week, we look at the fastest-growing wine brands in America. After 25 consecutive years of growth, total...

America’s Fastest-Growing Spirits Brands

The 2020 Beverage Dynamics Growth Brands Awards recognize the fastest-growing beverage alcohol brands in the U.S. With hundreds, if not thousands, of new products coming onto the market every...

What Alcohol Consumers are Buying During the COVID-19 Crisis

Liquor stores nationwide have evolved with the coronavirus outbreak. While this crisis sadly decimated the on-premise industry, COVID-19 has sparked a sales boom for beverage alcohol retailers. Unable to visit bars and...

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...