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On special: Balls Food Stores charcuterie assortment

“On Special” examines the major store categories and the retailers that specialize in them. When temperatures cool, Pat Rogers knows he’s likely to see strong demand for the hot soup that the Midwestern grocery chain, where he heads the deli department, is known for. So when Balls Food Stores unexpectedly ran into trouble getting soup […]

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On special: assorted deli meats from Balls Food Stores

“On Special” examines the major store categories and the retailers that specialize in them. When temperatures cool, Pat Rogers knows he’s likely to see strong demand for the hot soup that the Midwestern grocery chain, where he heads the deli department, is known for. So when Balls Food Stores unexpectedly ran into trouble getting soup […]

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Liquor claimant announces $4.75 million project that will create 45 new jobs | Business

Artist’s rendering of the proposed new $4.5 million project. Image courtesy of Dallas Tyrrell A new license application has been added to the 11 applicants vying for only one new license to be added by the city. The plaintiff is Dallas Tyrrell, a resident of Cheyenne, whose family also owns the Tyrrell car dealerships in […]

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AB InBev set to expand home alcohol delivery in Maharashtra

NEW DELHI : Suneera Tandon [email protected] New Delhi Brewer AB InBev, which sells the Budweiser and Stella Artois brands, plans to expand its online beer delivery network in Maharashtra, in addition to exploring opportunities to expand its footprint in other states, subject to local laws. In 2020, the company had launched Beerbox, a technology platform […]

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The year in convenience stores

CHICAGO— In this episode of “At Your Convenience”, CSP Editor Steve Holtz speaks through the highs and lows of 2021 sales and trends as the industry enters the second quarter of 2022. Click here to view this presentation with slides as part of a webinar that includes a similar examination of the restaurant industry in […]

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Bangla is an Indian liquor with a complicated heritage

On a damp winter evening in the Esplanade district of Kolkata, India, 55-year-old Shibaji Mahato walks to his local watering hole. He works in construction in a neighboring building. Already at the bar is Bhaskar Das, a fruit and vegetable seller. Shibaji, Bhaskar and many others who flock to this bar all drink Bangla, a […]

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Best Famous Liquor Companies 2022

Although I consider myself fairly well-versed in spirits, the one thing that always seems to be missing from my drink repertoire is celebrity branding. Today, there is no shortage of celebrity-owned liquor companies. There are dozens of tequilas, mezcals, whiskeys, vodkas and gins created by or partly owned by various celebrities. From former WWE Champions […]

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Do Wawa convenience stores accept SNAP EBT food stamps?

helen89 / Getty Images Wawa convenience stores are a common site along the East Coast, with over 850 locations dotting the landscape from New Jersey to Florida. These places of business offer a wide selection of fresh, packaged foods – ranging from hoagies and breakfast sandwiches to soups and snacks – most of which you […]

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Gourmet Provisions International Corp. (GMPR) announces more than 70 new grocery and convenience stores

Pittsburgh, Pa., March 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gourmet Provisions International Corporation GMPR announced today that they have received orders for their Gourmet Pizza Fusion “Saving the Earth One Pizza at a Time” gluten-free frozen pizzas (wholly owned subsidiary of GMPR) from more than 70 new grocery and convenience stores. As announced in February, McAneny […]

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Minuteman Food Mart Acquires Friendly Mart Food Stores

ELIZABETHTOWN, North Carolina — Minuteman Food Mart, a division of Campbell Oil Co., has reached an agreement to buy Friendly Mart Food Stores, an 18-store chain based in Mount Olive, North Carolina “We are all very excited about this addition to our family,” Chris Postlewaite, senior director of retail operations for Campbell Oil, based in […]

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Balls Food Stores makes several management changes

Balls Food Stores, based in Kansas City, Kansas, has made several executive management changes that reflect its commitment to teammates, customers and communities, the family grocer said. Scott Bayne, a food industry veteran with more than 44 years of experience, has been promoted to chief operating officer. Bayne has been with Balls Food for eight […]

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Balls Food Stores Appoints Scott Bayne COO

Balls Food Stores, the Kansas City-based family supermarket, on Thursday announced a number of leadership changes at the 26-store chain, which includes banners such as Hen House Market, Price Chopper, Sun Fresh and Payless Discount. Foods throughout the Kansas City area. Scott Bayne has been promoted to chief operating officer. He is a food industry […]

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Milford-based liquor store brings Asian offerings to area

MILFORD — Lynx LaCroix’s foray into the world of small business brings with it a new world of exotic liquors to town. LaCroix recently opened Asian Spirits, located at 171 Cherry St., which he is proud to say is a liquor store that offers a wide selection of liquors from Asia that are available only […]

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City Council Hears First Liquor Retail License Proposals | News

CHEYENNE — The Cheyenne City Council heard proposals Tuesday night from six of 11 candidates vying for a single new retail liquor license. From golf simulators and entertainment to creative mixes of bars and bistros, entrepreneurs put their best foot forward. Only one can be chosen because the number of liquor licenses and permits available […]

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Quincy wants to nip the litter problem in small liquor bottles in the bud – Boston 25 News

QUINCY, Mass. – Tiny liquor bottles appear all over Quincy. The city is now looking at what other cities and towns have done. The mayor is working with the city’s licensing board to ban the sale of nips. We spotted every type of alcohol under the sun around town. The mayor says public works officials […]

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Black Alabama liquor store owner sues after being hit by cop

An Alabama liquor store owner has sued in federal court after a police officer responding to a robbery call at his store punched him in the face and broke his jaw in March 2020. Lawyers for Kevin Penn, the owner of Star Spirits & Beverages, filed a lawsuit on March 11 against police officer Justin […]

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Five delicious sakura-flavored sweets you can buy at Japanese convenience stores

With the spring equinox just a few days away and the first blossoms of the sakura (cherry trees) around the corner, now is the perfect time to savor seasonal sakura sweets. Fortunately, if you happen to be in Japan in spring, you don’t need to find a special wagashi shop to sample something sakura-flavored. Your […]

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Woodstock Wine & Liquor has a new owner and a new look

David Pinkard (Photo by Dion Ogust) Visitors to Woodstock Wine & Liquor at 63 Tinker Street may have noticed some changes and new faces over the past few months. New owner David Pinkard, who purchased the business from longtime owner Mary Federoff, modernized the store’s cash and inventory system and focused on local growers. Pinkard […]

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A Fresno liquor store employee sold alcohol to teenagers before the DUI crash that killed a 15-year-old, authorities say

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) – Authorities have suspended liquor sales at a northeast Fresno liquor store after investigators say a store employee sold liquor to a teenager involved in a fatal DUI accident last year. The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) said Hassan Mian, 37, of Fresno, sold the drinks to a 16-year-old at […]

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Sustainable development and convenience stores: an opportunity for the industry

As consumers gain a deeper understanding of the impact of their personal consumption and shopping habits on the environment, they are also assessing the impact of the stores where they shop most often. . To establish a strong connection with modern shoppers, convenience stores need to start thinking about their sustainability strategies. The urgency for […]

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Liquor law updates are here – what you need to know – Gastronomic SLC

It’s been a rollercoaster year when it comes to liquor law (see all of our coverage here), culminating in a tumultuous final three months of legislative intrigue; Well, the wait is now over, the 2022 session is over, and with it, a series of liquor code updates hitting the streets on June 1st. In the […]

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Rocky Mountain Liquor Announces CEO Succession

EDMONTON – Rocky Mountain Alcohol Inc. (TSX-V: RUM) (the “Company” or “Rocky Mountain”), listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”), announced today that Allison Radford steps down from his role as CEO. The board of directors has appointed Scott Morrow to succeed Radford efficient April 4, 2022. Mrs. Radford will continue to serve as […]

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Jisp launches a new platform, “Jisp Media”, to improve brand communication with convenience stores

Jisp has launched a new platform aimed at helping brands attract and engage with retailers and customers through an independent proximity channel. The connected platform “Jisp Media” helps align and target a brand’s communication to complement existing e-commerce strategies and provide digital reach into previously inaccessible areas of retail spaces. Jisp Media, will enable brands […]

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The man has carried out takeover-type burglaries; stolen 15 Chicago liquors, convenience stores: prosecutors

CHICAGO – A man has been sentenced to 28 years in federal prison for violently robbing 15 Chicago liquor and convenience stores and attempting to rob two others. Angelo Stanton, 32, pleaded guilty last year to robbery and firearms charges. According to prosecutors, in the summer and fall of 2016, Stanton carried out takeover-style burglaries […]

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‘Throwing rocks at liquor bottles to save women’s dignity’ – Uma Bharti sends signal to BJP bosses

New Delhi: Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti caused a stir on Sunday by throwing a brick at liquor bottles inside a liquor store in Bhopal’s Azad Nagar locality – a move who, according to BJP leaders, feels her “frustration at being sidelined from state politics.” Bharti explained her action in a letter to […]

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Insight convenience store market future trends update, scope, top players from 2016 to 2028

the convenience store market The report covers the entire global market scenario including key players, their future campaigns, preferred vendors, market shares along with historical data and price analysis. It continues to offer key details on changing dynamics to generate market improving factors. Its objective is to rationalize the company’s costs. You can also find […]

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How Could Liquor Laws Change in Massachusetts?

After dodging what would have been a well-funded ballot campaign to lift the liquor license cap for grocery stores, Massachusetts parcel shop owners told lawmakers they came to the table with a compromise essential to their future survival. The Massachusetts Package Stores Association has proposed a change to state liquor licensing laws to double the […]

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The liquor industry raises a toast to the party

If it were just a numbers story, we could say that the country’s alcohol industry is on the road to recovery from the Covid-induced crisis of 2020, looking to hit the 345 million mark. cases before Covid sales by the end of this financial year. Behind the numbers, however, lies a touch of taste – […]

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Lynn’s food stores have a pesky problem

You have 0 free items left this month. LYNN – City Sanitarian Lisa Tobin said food establishments in Lynn should be prepared to take additional steps to prevent pest infestations after four convenience stores closed in the past two months. These four stores, which Tobin declined to name publicly, were closed by the city due […]

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Harps Food Stores promotes six to vice president, touting significant growth since 2020

Harps based in Springdale, Ark.announced several senior management promotions within the company. The company said in a March 11 statement that it had appointed the following directors as vice-chairmen effective January 3: Robert Acord, Vice President of Pharmacy: Layne Chastain, Vice President of Meat and Seafood; Mike Roberts, vice president of products, Hydie Hale, vice […]

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Harps Food Stores Promotes Directors to Vice Presidents

Springdale, Ark.-based Harps Foods Stores, which operates 135 stores in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas, on Friday announced the promotion of several corporate executives to vice president. Robert Acord was promoted to Vice President of Pharmacy, Layne Chastain to Vice President of Meat and Seafood, Mike Roberts to Vice President of Products, Hydie Hale to […]

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Retail: Hy-Vee Adds Competition for Alcohol Sales | Economic news

The battle for beer, wine and spirits money has escalated further on Madison’s Far West Side. Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits has opened on the corner of Mineral Point Road and D’Onofrio Drive in a space that for years housed a Pier 1 Imports store. It’s the first standalone liquor store in Wisconsin for the Iowa-based […]

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Keeping wine and liquor out of grocery stores is good for Colorado – The Denver Post

On February 24, Krista Kafer wrote a column arguing that voters shouldn’t refuse to accept proposed ballot questions to allow unlimited wine sales at grocery and convenience stores “just to save liquor stores.” In fact, she’s right. There are plenty of reasons why voters should reject this proposal to grab money from out-of-state grocery chains, […]

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Police and convenience stores brace for gasoline thefts due to high prices

Breadcrumb Links Canada Groups are lobbying the Ontario government for legislation that requires people to pay upfront Author of the article: Canadian Press Brittany Hobson Stock art photo /Getty Images Content of the article Police and small retailers brace for increased gasoline and dashboard thefts as gasoline prices in Canada soar following sanctions on Russia […]

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Family Mart convenience stores will stop offering plastic forks and recommend chopsticks instead

Family Mart stuffs a fork into forks. Like all Japanese convenience stores, Family market offers an impressive selection. One thing you won’t be able to do anymore, however, are plastic forks.. In recent years, Japanese companies have been pushed to reduce the amount of plastic waste their operations generate. Two years ago the government began […]

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Order change could close some Flint liquor stores at 10 p.m.

FLINT, MI — 8th Ward Councilman Dennis Pfeiffer is taking a new approach to an old problem in Flint. Instead of nuisance padlocks or blanket restrictions on when liquor stores can operate, Pfeiffer wants to protect residents most affected by overflows, noise and crime by changing a city ordinance to require that convenience stores within […]

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Rising prices at the gas pump affect everyone, including convenience stores

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) – Soaring gas prices are starting to affect us all and convenience stores are no exception. For a Tuscaloosa area business owner, this is starting to get real. Brijesh Darji knew it was coming. “We are doing what we can to prepare for it. That’s all we can do,” said Darji, owner […]

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IDT Corporation: Convenience stores unlock new potential for sports betting bonanza

Image source: Shutterstock Never underestimate the power of the troubleshooter when it comes to reaching a multicultural, money-oriented consumer population ready to engage with the growing US sports betting industry. When it comes to identifying new retail verticals for the sports betting industry, you’d be forgiven for thinking the industry has it all. But here […]

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KISS Launch Signature “Cold Gin” Liqueur

KISS has launched its new signature liquor “Cold Gin”, transforming its classic song into a true New York-style gin. It’s the fourth product from the band’s liquor brand “Drink It Up by KISS,” which launched in 2021. Considering one of the band’s most famous songs is “Cold Gin,” it made sense. to make air written […]

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DeKalb County pushes to require surveillance cameras for convenience stores

Commissioner DeKalb wants security cameras to be mandatory at gas stations A DeKalb County commissioner has introduced an order requiring gas stations to have 24/7 camera security. She said police need video footage to help apprehend criminals. DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A DeKalb County commissioner wants gas station and convenience store owners to step up […]

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Protest against Russian vodka in South Bend, Mishawaka liquor stores

Vinay Patel, owner of Blarney Stone liquor stores in South Bend and Mishawaka, sent out a directive last week to remove Russian-made vodkas from its seven stores. “We support the cause to help Ukrainians and harm the Russian economy,” he said of the invasion of Ukraine. The Russian-made vodka will be in storage, but Patel […]

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Find the best liquor deals in one place

Simplify this month’s restocking, fill your room through Signature Drinks Value Buys. Our monthly promotional flyer features great deals in several categories, making it the most efficient and cheapest way to stock your bar. Signature Drinks Value Buys is organized for our customers. We hand-pick our bespoke selection ranging from customer must-haves to brand new […]

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Facebook Feedback: Biden, booze, marijuana, more | Columns

A selection of comments from our Facebook page last week: On an article about the Mercer County Board of Health issuing a decision on the location of a marijuana dispensary previously approved by the county commission: • Nothing but a delaying tactic on the part of those who do not want it here — Bill […]

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FTC and DOJ reviewing alcohol prices: competition concerns

Intentionally or not, the federal government may have landed on an issue that can bring right and left together: the price of beer, wine and spirits. The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission are responding to concerns and recommendations shared last month by the Treasury Department that the industry is too concentrated. The […]

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Liquor store bought by T-Burg native | Regional News

One of Trumansburg’s oldest businesses, the liquor store at 55 Main Street changed hands for only the fourth time in nearly a century. Trumansburg Liquor Store was purchased on August 13, 2021 by Trumansburg native Greg Van Ness, who plans to make small changes to the store that will bring new products and experiences to […]

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BuzzFeed opens convenience stores at airports

Image courtesy of BuzzFeed NEW YORK – Digital media company BuzzFeed Inc. has entered into an exclusive agreement with airport retailer Stellar Partners Inc. to open new “news convenience stores” at airports across the United States. The first two BuzzFeed stores will debut in the spring of 2022 in New York in the new Terminal […]

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Explore the best pet food stores around Woodland Hills

If history has taught us anything, it’s that Angelinos are picky about their pets and pet stores – so much so that no place will suit most ‘fur baby parents’ when it comes to it is this specific type of grain-free kibble or those unscented and ecological paw wipes. To make things easier for all […]

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Lifestyle chain AbouThai to launch convenience stores

The current COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong has caused many stores to close permanently or temporarily, but popular lifestyle chain AbouThai is going against the grain with the launch of a convenience store concept. The chain – which has 24 department stores across the city, mostly in shopping malls, selling snacks and personal care and […]