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CICC calls on Ontario to allow convenience stores to sell local craft beer, wine, coolers
Proposal designed to support local businesses and provide choice.
OCSA teams up with Liquid Avatar Technologies for Smart Age, a digital age verification program
As the industry looks for more opportunities to sell age-restricted products, transparency and enhanced verification tools will become increasingly important.
LCBO Convenience Outlets dealing with new $250 delivery fee
Weekly, it could add $13,000 to operators' expenses.
Majority of Nova Scotians support selling beer and wine in convenience stores
CICC survey finds those who had purchased beer or wine within the last 60 days were more likely to support this idea, compared to those who had not purchased beer or wine recently.
Manitoba premier hints at wine in neighbourhood stores, more places to buy alcohol
The aim, the premier said, is to give customers better service, more points of sale and more convenience.
Ontario's budget offers a subtle nod to efforts to secure the sales of beer and wine in c-stores
The budget also contained funds to help hard-hit small businesses, which could include some independent owner operators.
Convenience and choice
The next step in our industry’s work to serve our customers is currently in the hands of governments: allowing beverage alcohol in convenience stores.
Public sector union challenges 7-Eleven's plan to serve booze in stores
Union argues plans could hurt homegrown small businesses and expose children to intoxicated people in stores.
President of union representing The Beer Store workers criticizes 7-Eleven's alcohol plan
The union representing Ontario Beer Store workers is calling on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to reject the proposal by 7-Eleven to sell alcohol for on-site consumption at 61 of its Ontario convenience stores.
7-Eleven Canada proposes in-store 'consumption areas' for beer and wine
Convenience store chain 7-Eleven Canada says it is preparing many of its Ontario shops to serve beer and wine in the store.
Beyond beer: Molson Coors sales dip but brewer remains focused on future growth
Molson Coors Beverage Co.
Ontario brewery employment triples in last decade amid craft beer growth
The Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing says the number of workers Ontario breweries employ has tripled in the last decade.
Dépanneur Peluso carries 1,100 kinds of craft beers
Tony Peluso, owner of two specialized convenience stores in downtown Montreal (with a third store in the works) believes the key to his success is keeping up with the times.
85% of New Brunswickers support sale of beer and wine in convenience stores: CICC survey
A recent consumer survey found that a vast majority of adult New Brunswickers are in favour of the sale of beer and wine in convenience stores.