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Convenience Stores Must Automate or Risk Being Left Behind | Equipment News

According to Andrew Blatherwick, Chairman Emeritus and Advisor at Information and Communications Specialist, convenience retailers looking to stay relevant need to improve, streamline and automate in-store operations to enhance the customer experience. RELEX Solutions. He says that until recently, a convenience store’s main competitor was just another convenience store; but that has changed, however, as […]

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How drunk can Okinawan alcohol-infused Awamori Jelly get us?

In Okinawa, drink (or eat!) awamori! If you love trying liqueurs from around the world, you really should try Okinawan Awamori At least once in his life. Distilled from a type of rice known as long-grain indica rice, this liquor is usually very tough and has been known to knock you out very quickly whether […]

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The shift to premium alcohol has forced the alcobev market to change its approach: Kunal Patel, MD, Monika Alcobev

The alcohol industry is experiencing a major shift in consumer behavior and drinking habits, especially among GenZ. Today people have become more experimental and are willing to spend more. They are now interested in swapping their routine drinks for premium booze. New consumer habits and the surge in the premiumization of beverages have also played […]

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Local residents share stories from their liquor collections

This Jack Daniel’s lamp is part of Ursula Ketchum’s collection. Photo by Ursula Ketchum Local singer/musician Tosha Owens, pictured, has been collecting bottles of Jack Daniel’s with her friend Ursula Ketchum for almost 30 years. Photo provided by Tosha Owens Advertising METRO DETROIT — Occasionally, Sandi and Simon Frith invite a group of friends to […]

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Building the next generation of grocery stores

The freedom of flexibility This shows the mindset of Migros, which is open to innovation and experimentation, which leads to great flexibility. Indeed, flexibility is also on the agenda when it comes to a store concept itself. Bridge, for example, was based on maximum physical flexibility. For this, the market has adopted the Flexstore principle […]

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Munchie Mart: A Return to Family Convenience Stores

The blended and extended family came together to wish Ryan Dubois and his mother, Nancy (third and fourth from left) well as they officially launched Munchie Mart with a ribbon cutting.m Photo/Carol Robidoux MANCHESTER, NH – Ryan Dubois was all smiles on Friday as some of his lifelong best friends cheered him on by watching […]

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Kashmir Alcohol Story | Cashmere Images Diary

Added November 18, 2022 Rachid Paul The reformed and humanist political culture can only get us out of the stinking and suffocating quagmire Alcohol production, trade and consumption are showing a strong upward trend in Jammu and Kashmir, India’s only Muslim-majority region. The government has embarked on the path of creating a “new economic and […]

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Berkshires Mexican restaurant now has its liquor license approved

This Mexican restaurant in the Berkshires just hit a big hurdle when it reopened. We know there is a change in management at Tito’s Mexican Bar & Grill when it reopens. We also now have a few more hints about the reopening. The downtown Pittsfield restaurant has been closed for a while, but will soon […]

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India News | Record alcohol and drug seizure in Himachal polls: cops

Shimla, Nov 14 (PTI) Himachal Pradesh Police on Monday said they had recovered millions of rupees of unaccounted money, nearly two lakh liters of illicit alcohol and six times more drugs in the upcoming parliamentary elections to end in the state. Himachal Pradesh Police Director General Sanjay Kundu said police and poll workers recovered up […]

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Sit-at-home: Normality returns to the roads, convenience stores, workshops in Anambra

All urban roadside markets and those in rural areas were booming with trading activities, although most roads were busy with vehicles traveling to and from Onitsha, Awka, the state capital and Nnewi, the industrial center of the state. A driver who identified himself as Onyeham Madu, told our correspondent that attendance at Monday’s sit-at-home exercise […]

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Will football fans drink alcohol at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar?

Everything you want to familiarize yourself with the standards of alcohol polishing in the World Cup in Qatar. Having a drink in football is normal practice in football as a fan. Whether it’s on the couch in front of the TV with friends, or in a plastic cup outside the floor on a Saturday night. […]

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Alcohol dispensing facility to be expanded

Published: 10/11/2022 17:41:00 Bow’s huge warehouse that holds all the liquor sold at the state’s 67 liquor stores is about to undergo an expansion. The 244,000-square-foot DHL distribution center held a ground-breaking ceremony for the addition on Thursday to accommodate growing sales from the state liquor commission. “Today’s groundbreaking marks an important day, not only […]

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The Lulu group opens convenience stores during the FIFA World Cup

Doha: With the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 fast approaching with a stellar line-up of top teams from around the world, the region’s leading retailer, Lulu Group, this week opened three convenience stores in metro stations based in Lusail, National Museum and Ras Bu Abboud in final preparation for the launch of the FIFA tournament. […]

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The History of Convenience Stores Reveals a Story of Cultural Adaptation and Mass Capitalism

It’s 1927 in Oak Cliff, Dallas. Jefferson Green, who ran the Southland Ice Dock, decides to add basics like milk, bread and eggs to his store’s list of offerings. The Ice Dock, a place where people came to stock up on giant blocks of ice for refrigerate their food, was already running 16 hours a […]

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The return of the labor shortage leads to the rise of unstaffed convenience stores

The Yomiuri ShimbunA man scans a QR code on his smartphone to enter an unstaffed Lawson store in Bunkyo Ward, Tokyo. The Yomiuri Shimbun 9:00 p.m. JST, November 9, 2022 Major convenience store operators are gradually increasing the number of stores with unmanned payment systems due to the resurgence of a severe labor shortage as […]

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Push for wine sales at Colorado grocery stores, convenience stores are too close to call

The Coloradans raised their glass to a batch of alcohol-based measures on Tuesday – but not in favor of passing them all. Voters rejected Proposition 124, halting all plans by major out-of-state liquor store chains that envisioned Colorado’s rapid expansion. Proposition 126, which would have allowed third-party services like Instacart and DoorDash to deliver alcohol […]

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Voters reject measure allowing liquor stores to expand locations

Colorado voters have firmly rejected a measure that would have removed the cap on the number of storefronts a liquor licensee could operate. Voters opposed Proposition 124 by a nearly 25-point margin — a resounding victory for small independent stores who argued the measure would bankrupt them. The Associated Press called the race, which garnered […]

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Unavailability of alcohol causes restaurants and cafes to face losses

NEW DELHI: After the implementation of the new alcohol policy, the unavailability of alcohol in several restaurants, bars and cafes resulted in a loss of around 20% to 40%. Brand-specific customers are now moving to Gurgaon or Noida to enjoy their drink choices. The Sunday Guardian visited popular restaurants and cafes to understand the current […]

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Houston’s Burger Bodega pays homage to NYC convenience stores

Abbas Dhanani has spent much of his life becoming a jack-of-all-trades. He helped run restaurant franchises and launched his own success Food Blog Instagram (@houstoneatz). Now he focuses on his obsessions: New York and meat. So when he came up with the idea to launch a burger-focused pop-up paying homage to New York’s iconic little […]

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Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board names top bidders at 11th Annual Restaurant License Auction

​ Harrisburg – Following the validation of bids received by the October 31 deadline for the 11th Restaurant License Auction authorized by Law 39 of 2016, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has issued selection notices to the highest bidders on 20 licenses. Winning bids range from $25,111 for a license in Benezette Township, Elk […]

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Spar targets smaller convenience stores with plans for new format | New

Spar aims to shake up the competition among smaller convenience stores, with plans for a new store format. MD Louise Hoste told The Grocer that the symbol group is exploring a new urban and transitional store format that targets on-the-go shoppers. While planning was in its infancy, Hoste said it would suit downtown stores around […]

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Monkey drinks alcohol after snatching it from customers, people say

Until now you must have seen and heard of monkeys snatching goods from worshipers in religious places, but today we are going to show you the action of this Rae Bareli monkey snatching alcohol from people who come to the liquor store and get lost. The store operator repeatedly complained to officials about it, but […]

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The best convenience stores on the West Shore

Tony and Naomi Ko in front of the Metchosin Country Store in Metchosin. (Bailey Moreton/Press Team) Jimmy Lam inside Goldstream Food Market in Langford. (Bailey Moreton/Press Team) Anoop Dhami outside the Devonshire Flowers & Food Market in Langford. (Bailey Moreton/Press Team) Convenience stores are the unsung heroes of a community’s commerce. They are often open […]

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Colby Cosh: Saskatchewan is following Alberta on the path to liquor privatization — almost three decades later

Content of the article Normally, a Speech from the Throne in the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly does not attract much attention. Wednesday made national headlines because a government MP had invited his ‘voter and longtime friend’ Colin Thatcher, the former Saskatchewan cabinet minister convicted in 1984 of the shooting murder of his ex-wife, to attend the […]

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Set the same rules for big box stores and local liquor stores, again

Colorado’s liquor laws are grossly unfair to independent local liquor stores like mine. I have owned Applejack Wine & Spirits since 1994, having joined my father-in-law in the business he purchased in 1980. Over the past 40 years, my family has worked hard to establish and grow the business. We are part of the Colorado […]

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Grocery Stores No Longer a Safe Investment, but Opportunities Remain | Comment and opinion

For many investors, the assumption has been that grocery stores are a safe investment because people will always need to buy food. Also, they often have emphyteutic leases and usually don’t move, and other grocery stores don’t tend to set up nearby, so the catchment is consistent. But here are some things to think about. […]

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APPROVALS – PROPS 124, 125, 126: Yes to the inevitable changes in liquor sales

NOTNot only do Colorado voters decide who decides in this year’s important and varied midterm elections in 2022, but they also play lawmakers. Colorado regularly offers voters the opportunity to create policies and laws from the ballot box. The variety of proposals this year is no exception. Here is part of a series of Colorado […]

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Foxtrot and other high-end convenience stores invade the Chicago market

“Upscale neighborhood markets do a really good job of reflecting the local community,” said Wade Hanson, consulting practice director at Technomic, a marketing consultancy that works with the restaurant industry. “They meet consumer convenience needs. They are aimed at the consumer who wants something “new” or unique. And they exude an incredibly welcoming atmosphere. » […]

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Asia Minute: Plastic ban in South Korean convenience stores and cafes

Starting a month from today, South Korea is banning plastic bags from convenience stores and supermarkets. This is part of a series of measures to reduce disposable waste. There will soon be no more disposable paper cups in South Korean coffee shops. Also, no paper plates, coffee stirrers or cocktail stirrers. In convenience stores, disposable […]

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Agricole Hospitality Opens EZ Liquor Lounge in Houston

Agricole Hospitality has announced that EZ’s Liquor Lounge will open in 3302 White Oak Drive on Monday, October 24 at 2 p.m. Inspired by co-owners Matt Tanner, Morgan Weber, Ryan Pera, and Vincent Huynh’s collective love for a good neighborhood dive, EZ’s is a fun, laid-back bar with a vintage vibe in the heart of […]

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Harps Food Stores acquires The Markets

Harps Food Store in Greenwood, Arkansas. / Photo courtesy: Resident News Network Based in Springdale, Arkansas harps Food stores has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire The Markets, an independent grocery store with seven locations in central Louisiana and southwest Mississippi, the company announced Monday. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. “We are […]

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Liquor Shorts: Spritz, margarita, happy hour deals

MANILA – Check out some of the latest news from the local bar scene. JOHNNIE WALKER LUXURY SHOP Handout Diageo Philippines has unveiled the new Johnnie Walker luxury boutique at Shangri-La Plaza in Rustan, opening up a world of whiskeys. The store features prestigious Scotch whiskey brands: Johnnie Walker Blue Label alongside the rare John […]

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Room for more convenience stores

The convenience store industry is no longer in its infancy in Malaysia. From international brands like Family Mart, CU Malaysia and Circle K to local brands like KK Super Mart, 99 Speedmart and myNEWS, convenience stores continue to proliferate across the country. So how will it fare for scene rookie emart24 amidst what seems like […]

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Winn-Dixie Celebrates Pasco Grocery Store Renovation and New Liquor Store

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL – Residents are invited to the newly remodeled Moon Lake Winn-Dixie store and new liquor store this weekend for a chance to win prizes and gift cards and enjoy samples in the whole store. The renovated store at 12120 Moon Lake Road in New Port Richey was unveiled at a ribbon-cutting […]

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Chicago liquor store owner killed in attempted robbery; Police search for gunman seen on surveillance video

Chicago police have released surveillance video of a gunman wanted in the fatal shooting of a liquor store owner Monday night. Salim Khamo, an Iraqi refugee who was due to retire next month, was working behind the counter at the J&K Food and Liquor store in the 6300 block of North Western Avenue when the […]

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Convenience Store Market Sets Stage for Continued Growth |

convenience store market The latest business intelligence report published on Global Convenience Stores – Market, covers different industry elements and growth inclinations which helps in forecasting the market forecast. The report enables comprehensive assessment of current and future scenarios by scaling top-down survey of market size, percentage share of key and emerging segment, major development […]

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Convenience stores play ‘crucial role’ in diary upgrade | Features and analysis

As vital assets to their communities, convenience stores have an important role to play in the government’s upgrading plans, speakers at the Association of Convenience Store (ACS) Heart of Community Conference said yesterday. Katy Balls, The Spectator’s associate political editor and keynote speaker, said small businesses tend to be viewed by government as “a force […]

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Asda to launch Express convenience stores | Asda

Asda opens its first convenience stores outside a petrol station as its new owners seek ways to expand the UK’s third-largest supermarket chain and overtake Sainsbury’s. The two Asda Express stores – in Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, and Tottenham Hale, north London – will open before Christmas with 30 locations planned over the coming year. […]

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Liquor store giant Total Wine enters the fray on Issue 3

This voting question would, among other things, loosen those caps somewhat, increasing the number of locations under a single business owner who can sell beer and wine from 9 to 18 over a decade. . However, it would also reduce the number of jointly owned locations that can sell hard liquor from nine to seven. […]

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The ban on plastic bags in convenience stores begins at the end of November

(123rf) The use of plastic bags in convenience stores will be banned from November 24, two years after they were removed from hypermarkets as part of eco-friendly efforts. As in large supermarkets, customers will have the option of buying standard trash bags or paper bags at convenience stores to carry what they have purchased. If […]

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More than 10,000 bottles of illicit alcohol destroyed in Delhi: the excise service

The Delhi government’s excise department on Saturday destroyed more than 10,000 bottles containing 5,516 liters of contraband alcohol seized by its law enforcement teams over the past few months, officials said. According to the Excise Department, 3,267 liters of illicit alcohol were destroyed in Mayur Vihar, 1,285 liters in Sarita Vihar and 964 liters in […]

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Why local liquor stores are worried about 3 upcoming election metrics

Local newsletter is your free, daily guide to living in Colorado. For the locals, by the locals. Register today! In November, Coloradans will vote on three amendments and eight proposals, three of which independent liquor stores are watching closely. Propositions 124, 125 and 126, if passed, could bring big changes to Colorado’s liquor industry. Proposition […]

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AlcoHall cocktail bar and The Chamber liquor library is redefining the drinking scene in KL

There are several types of watering holes in Kuala Lumpur, namely pubs, bars and speakeasies. Of course you would also have the odd restaurant which serves delicious drinks and draft beers. Then there’s always home sweet home, where you can enjoy your favorite bottle of wine or whiskey while relaxing in your pajamas. Unsurprisingly, a […]

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Tienda Pago raises $12 million to help small convenience stores grow their business

By Edlyn Cardoza Today Consumer goods credit management Financial inclusion Tienda Pago, the short-term credit lenderbased in Peru and Mexico, announced the closing of a Series B investment led by Women’s World Banking Asset Management and IDC Ventures for $12 million. “We are very pleased to partner with Tienda Pago on this important journey and […]

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Applegreen will integrate M&S Food stores

The retailers have teamed up to install M&S shop-in-shop sites at five service stations across Ireland. © Apple green Applegreen and M&S Food have entered into an exclusive partnership to bring the food retailer to more places across Ireland. A new M&S ‘shop-in-shop’ will initially be available at five Applegreen locations and will offer the […]

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Liquor Store Dreams at the London Film Festival film review: a personal, political and powerful documentary

Review at a glance “ If you want to change the world, ground zero is your parents,” So Yun Um told the audience after her new documentary Liquor Store Dreams screened at the London Film Festival on Monday night. The Korean-American wants to change with the world in her own way, and so she points […]

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1,450 convenience stores renovated as part of the Village program

Nicolas Pongratz Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 10:30 a.m. Some 1,450 convenience stores in small Hungarian towns have been renovated with the help of the government’s Hungarian Village Programme, worth more than HUF 50 billion. The government commissioner for the development of modern establishments, Alpár Gyopáros, said the initiative mainly supports the “rescue” of shops selling […]

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DHL Alcohol Distribution Center in Bow needs more space

Oct. 10—Every square inch of the DHL Bow fulfillment center is filled with wines and spirits ready to ship to the state’s 66 liquor and wine outlets and hundreds of restaurants across the state. Recently, the company added and installed a new shelving system and shelving above the loading dock doors to increase the capacity […]

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HFSS: Small Convenience Stores Request Exemption Details | Analysis and Features

But franchise agreements complicate matters. On paper, that should mean many convenience stores are dodging the new rules altogether. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. This is because convenience stores deemed to have a “franchise agreement” must count headcount based on all employees of the franchised business or symbol group they are a part of, not […]

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Commentary: The vanishing convenience of convenience stores

DELIVERIES IN 10 MINUTES, WALK-OUT TECHNOLOGY There are several ways for convenience store operators to stay relevant. In India, some companies offer “quick delivery” services, with small orders promised with “10-minute delivery”. The automation of some food services that we see around Singapore, such as automated baristas and vending machines offering sandwiches and hot meals, […]

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Ohio Liquor sells discontinued spirits at low prices

(WJW) – A Warren Grocery Store is the site of one of the state’s upcoming “Liquordation” events, offering specialty spirits, Ohio Liquor-exclusive products and limited releases at a discount. For some items, this will be the last chance to buy them in the trade before they are discontinued. Here is a list of these “Last […]

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Pennsylvania Wine and Liquor Customers Offered Biggest Discount Ever

Food prices can skyrocket, but in Pennsylvania, customers shopping for wines and spirits can find great deals. All state liquor stores are offering 50% off over 3,300 wines, spirits and paraphernalia. They are available for purchase in stores and on FWGS.com. Sale items will remain at their reduced price until they are sold out, according […]

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Valora will deploy bitcoin terminals in convenience stores in Switzerland

The company has partnered with Start2Coin to allow customers to use cryptocurrencies through the tech company’s wallet. © Valora Group Valora announced the rollout of bitcoin ATMs in its k kiosk, Press & Books and avec stores. The group has partnered with Start2Coin to allow customers to use and purchase cryptocurrencies through the company’s wallet, […]

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BizBeat: Liquor Board Stocks, Cut-A-Thon for Jordan Rice, Bender’s Detailing, Free Digital Marketing Workshop | Company

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Some Halifax convenience stores may have to close sooner

At Michael Habib’s Jubilee Junction Convenience Store in Halifax, he likes to emphasize the word “convenience”. “We are open from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.,” Habib said. “On weekends, it goes on until about 2:30 a.m.” University students come in large numbers to the intersection of Jubilee Road and Preston Street on weekend evenings. At […]

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Australian Convenience Association pushes for national vaping summit

Australia’s top convenience store body wants tougher vaping regulations, including a licensing regime for retailers. Key points: The Australian Association of Convenience Stores wants a crackdown on vapes and e-cigarettes containing nicotine The association says the black market is booming after the introduction of a prescription-only model A spokesperson for the federal health minister says […]

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Delhi govt gets ₹768 crore from liquor sales in September | Latest Delhi News

The Delhi government has collected ₹768 crore excise revenue in 30 days from excise duty, VAT, license fee etc. under the current excise regime (former excise regime) in which four Delhi government agencies run 400 liquor stores across the city, a senior excise department official said. The four state companies together sold about 20.5 million […]

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Doylestown Township Approved Land Liquor License Transfer

DOYLESTOWN TOWNSHIP, PA — Another piece of the puzzle fell into place this month for Terrain at Delaware Valley University. At its September meeting, Doylestown Township supervisors unanimously approved the intermunicipal transfer of a liquor license from Milford Township to Doylestown Township for the new home and garden store, cafe and the venue for the […]

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Best Liquor Store 2022 | by Trevor | food drink

Downtown Mesa is slowly becoming a veritable hotspot for craft beer lovers, with brewpubs dotted along the Main Street corridor. But Cider Corps offers something a little different. This place operates very similarly to a brewery. There’s a patio with picnic tables, a large, slightly industrial space with plenty of faucets on the wall, board […]

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The best famous alcohol brands, according to Deuxmoi

Last year, I took it upon myself to provide readers with the ultimate celebrity wine guide. I drank everything from Sarah Jessica Parker’s Invivo X (I’d stick to watching it in And just like that…) to Maison No. 9 by Post Malone (a shockingly flawless rosé). While it was a exhausting work, as the person […]

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Utah liquor laws push local bartenders to get creative

On my first trip to Utah this summer, I sat down to dinner on a gorgeous sunny day at Kita, the ambitious Japanese-inspired steakhouse in Pendry Park City. As I ate handfuls of soft milk bread coated in sesame butter and studied the drinks menu, unable to choose between sake, wine or a cocktail. Then […]

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Supreme Court refuses to receive PILs seeking health warnings on liquor bottles

The Supreme Court said on Friday it would not get involved in policy decisions and refused to consider a PIL that asked the court to order the government to put health warnings on liquor bottles as they do. for cigarettes. According to a bench consisting of Chief Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, Justices Indira Banerjee and […]

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Kolkata gets Dooze alcohol delivery app to drink ‘quick and hassle-free’ alcohol at home | India is blooming

Kolkata/IBNS: With the onset of the festive season, consumers of Kolkata have another reason to celebrate with the launch of Dooze, an alcohol delivery app that promises fast and convenient door-to-door delivery of beer, wine and spirits. The app claims to offer the widest selection of alcoholic beverages with over 300 premium beer, wine, and […]

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Hutchinson microbrewery hopes to avoid losing its liquor license by advocating to buy food

A Hutchinson microbrewery sold more than $16,000 worth of hot dogs and other food on Tuesday night in defiance of Kansas’ antiquated liquor laws. With an additional $13,000 in food sales by the end of the month, the business can stay open. Sandhills Brewing, a microbrewery with two drinking rooms, faces losing its liquor license […]

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ECRS Retailers CATAPULT Harps Food Stores and Earth Fare Named Top US Retailers of 2022

BOONE, North Carolina, September 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ECRS is delighted to congratulate two of its retail partners, Earth Fare and Harps Food Stores, for being named to the top 10 Best US Retailers of 2022 in the Supermarket category. The list is compiled by Newsweek and is based on feedback from thousands of shoppers […]

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LIQUOR.COM ANNOUNCES 2022 LIQUOR PRICES

New awards program coincides with first-ever digital issue celebrating the best in the bar industry NEW YORK, September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dotdash Meredith’s Liquor.com unveils its inaugural 2022 Liquor Awards, which recognize key players in the bartending industry – both established and up-and-coming professionals and venues – who are advancing the world of bartending. […]

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Global Convenience Store Market Report 2022: Featuring Casey’s General Stores, 7-Eleven, Alibaba, Amazon and More – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Convenience Store Market Size, Share and Trends Analysis Report by Type (Cigarettes & Tobacco, Foodservice, Packaged Beverages, Central Store, Low-Alcohol Beverages), By Region and Segment Forecast, 2022 -2028″ report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The global convenience store market size is expected to reach USD 3.12 trillion by 2028 and is […]

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Hard Fizz obtains a national partnership with Coles Liquor. Includes an exclusive range of Australia’s first naturally caffeinated seltzers.

Hard Fizz has signed a national agreement with Coles Liquor and will be stocked in more than 850 First Choice Liquor Market and Liquorland stores across the country, opening up new markets for the drink. Hard Fizz has sold $10 million worth of seltzer since its launch in 2020 and the segment continues to grow […]

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Delhi liquor dispute resonates in Gujarat countryside – The New Indian Express

The political jolts of the so-called Delhi alcohol scam are being felt more in Gujarat than where it originated. The BJP and the AAP are embroiled in a bitter tussle over the issue in election-time Gujarat. The state BJP has gone out of its way to present the AAP as a party run with money […]

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Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board accidentally overcharged customers

Have you been charged twice at a liquor store in Pennsylvania in the past week? You may not be alone. Pennsylvania Liquor Control says you were. PhillyMag.com was first to report the news. A Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) spokesperson (Shawn Kelly) told PhillyMag.com that they became aware of the issues with their credit systems […]

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Extension of Oklahoma liquor law considered | Government and politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — The possibility of allowing grocery stores and convenience stores to sell alcohol is being raised by a lobbyist for Walmart and other retailers who met behind closed doors in Oklahoma City on Tuesday. In an email to stakeholders, Pat McFerron, founding partner of CMA Strategies, asked attendees what they would like to […]

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BGF Retail Seeks Offline Convenience Stores “Going Online” to Win Competition

[Courtesy of BGF Retail] SEOUL — South Korea’s convenience store industry has diversified its user-friendly services to attract customers. They never close and take root more deeply in everyday life as a place to buy groceries, snacks, simple meal plans and non-food items. A COVID-19 pandemic has boosted sales at convenience stores as people avoid […]

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5 Ways Electric Vehicles Can Reshape Convenience Stores

A driver stops to charge a Tesla vehicle at a Sheetz gas station in Breezewood, Pennsylvania, USA, on … [+] Thursday, June 16, 2022. Nearly 14% of Sheetz Inc. locations offer electric vehicle charging through partnerships with Tesla Inc., Electrify America and EVgo. Photographer: Nate Smallwood/Bloomberg © 2022 Bloomberg Finance L.P. Drink fountains and gas […]

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Pizza Port Brewing Co. Opens, Still Awaiting Liquor License Approval | Company

It’s been a long wait but Pizza Port finally opened its doors a few weeks ago to the delight of many eagerly awaiting residents. On a recent weekday, Pizza Port was packed for lunch with locals coming in groups to sample the new pizza in town. The Imperial Beach location is the newest Pizza Port […]

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Alcohol delivery start-up Coasters opens its first retail store in Petworth

New York-based liquor delivery app Coasters is opening its first retail liquor store in DC’s Petworth neighborhood and adding a neighborhood mural to boot. New York-based liquor delivery app Coasters is opening its first retail liquor store in DC’s Petworth neighborhood and adding a neighborhood mural to boot. Coasters now occupies the former Lions Wine […]

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CATAPULT retailers Harps Food Stores and Earth Fare are among the top US retailers of 2022

BOONE, North Carolina — ECRS is delighted to congratulate two of its retail partners, Earth Fare and Harps Food Stores, for being named to the top 10 Best US Retailers of 2022 in the Supermarket category. The list is compiled by Newsweek and is based on feedback from thousands of shoppers across the United States […]

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Liquor store coalition argues wine in grocery stores will bankrupt them | New

Colorado liquor store owners have formed a coalition to fight three liquor-related election measures, including one that seeks to allow the sale of wine in grocery stores. Keeping Colorado Local said it represents hundreds of independent liquor stores that oppose Initiatives 96, 121 and 122, which respectively seek to remove the limit on entity-operated liquor […]

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Liquor stores battle wine in grocery stores, other alcohol-related ballot measures | Subscriber Content

Colorado liquor store owners have formed a coalition to fight three liquor-related election measures, including one that seeks to allow the sale of wine in grocery stores. Keeping Colorado Local said it represents hundreds of independent liquor stores that oppose Initiatives 96, 121 and 122, which respectively seek to remove the limit on entity-operated liquor […]

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Dino Stop convenience stores leave the industry

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Dino Stop Convenience Stores is exiting the industry after serving the Green Bay area for more than half a century. The six-store chain is being taken over by 7E CO Holdings LLC, a Denver-based convenience store chain of 60 with locations in Texas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. “I owe much of the […]

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Convenience stores boost prepared foods

As food prices continue to rise and consumers continue to seek cost-effective meal solutions that don’t require the time it takes to cook from scratch, convenience retailers are increasing their prepared food offerings . They promise ready meals at relatively low prices compared to most restaurants. 7-Eleven, for its part, the largest chain of convenience […]

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Convenience stores become one-stop shops

TOKYO: Major convenience store operators are finding new business opportunities in areas such as clothing and household goods. They are trying to capture the growing “one-stop-shop” demand amid the spread of the coronavirus by offering a wide selection of products, not just their basic groceries. FamilyMart Co launched seven new products in June, including new […]

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Alcohol in grocery stores would likely doom small local shops, Norman owners say | New

Walmart says consumers want alcohol in its Oklahoma stores, and while Norman pack stores say they’re very concerned about market share, they hope their knowledge of the industry and their selection of specialty spirits would keep them afloat if the retailer were successful. The world’s largest retailer will launch a lobbying campaign this month in […]

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Mini-markets always capture all that good spiritual energy

GRAB YOUR CAULDRON. Broom and Crow celebrates autumn with its convenience store. (Pictures via Facebook) Nestled on the northwest side of Eau Claire, Broom and Crow have cooked up something very special to bid farewell to summer and kick off fall. With the sweetest herbs, candles, and messages in hundreds of spiritual learning books, there’s […]

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Convenience stores in Japan become ‘one-stop shops’ with more clothing and household items

The Yomiuri ShimbunColorful socks and shirts are lined up at a FamilyMart store in Minato Ward, Tokyo. The Yomiuri Shimbun 11:13 a.m. JST, September 3, 2022 Large convenience store operators are finding new business opportunities in areas such as clothing and household goods. They are trying to capture the growing “one-stop-shop” demand amid the […]

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Government-run liquor stores reopen in Delhi

As government-run liquor stores reopened on Thursday morning with the reintroduction of old excise policy, they were met with a scattered response from customers. Earlier in the day, queues were rare, with some customers relieved they didn’t have to go far to buy booze, while others were disappointed with the choice available compared to the […]

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Robots stocking drinks in convenience stores aim to automate all ‘boring jobs done by humans’

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. A robot seeks to restore “convenience” in convenience stores by stocking shelves and learning which products are most sought after by customers, placing them in places that are easier to access. The robot, named TX SCARA, is currently working behind refrigerated shelves in FamilyMarts located in Tokyo, Japan, but […]

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NH Liquor & Wine Outlet Stores Named Top 10 Retailers in the United States for Third Consecutive Year | News, Sports, Jobs

The New Hampshire Liquor Commission has been named one of the Top 10 Retailers in the Nation by Beverage Dynamics, the largest and most respected national magazine devoted to the needs of off-premises liquor retailers. Pictured above (left to right) are Nicole Brassard Jordan, NHLC Deputy Commissioner; NHLC President Joseph Mollica and […]

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This robot “works” in convenience stores in Japan: key features of TX SCARA

To compensate for the lack of staff, stores in Japan use “TX SCARA”, a small robot with clip-like hands. It was developed by Telexistence, a Tokyo-based company; in the words of CEO Jin Tomioka, it was designed to “automate all the repetitive and boring work done by humans”. “…that’s the direction we’re going. And the […]

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Vail, Eagle County liquor stores concerned about ballot measure that would allow wine to be sold in grocery stores

Aaron Smith, salesman at Boone’s Wine & Spirits in Eagle, rings a bottle of wine on Wednesday. Like many local liquor retailers, Boone’s dedicates a good portion of its retail space to wine.Nate Peterson/Vail Daily A ballot initiative in the November 8 ballot would allow the sale of wine in grocery stores and convenience stores. […]

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Would organic grocery stores do better if they were coupled with conventional food stores?

August 30, 2022 In 2020, Schnucks opened EatWell, a Schnucks health food store in Columbia, MO, with a focus on natural, organic, local and specialty products. Last week the company open a mini-Schnucks Express next door featuring many of the customer favorites available at traditional Schnucks stores throughout the Midwest. The Schnucks Express occupies approximately […]

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Alcohol crisis in Delhi: IGI airport and NDMC areas must continue to deal with shop crisis

The liquor store crisis at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) and New Delhi City Council (NDMC) area would continue for a few more days, officials said on August 29. The shortage will continue as government agencies in Delhi are expected to take over the retail alcohol industry in the city from September 1. Read also […]

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Why convenience stores in Taiwan and Japan are so different from American stores

Tokyo’s best-known konbini is Lawson, a large convenience store chain that has been thriving since 1939, which actually first opened in Ohio (per Initiated). If you’re short on cash and need a place to store delicious groceries of all kinds, this is your stop. The walls are lined with hot food stations, where you can […]

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Checkoff helps install cheese pushers in 146 giant grocery stores to boost sales

SYRACUSE, NY – As part of the American Dairy Association North East’s dairy aisle “makeover” program, it partnered with Giant Food Stores in Pennsylvania to install cheese pushers in the shredded cheese sections of 146 stores – a system that increases product sales and decreases labor costs. Retailers in the ADA North East six-state area […]

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Import ban on alcohol and moving sets could be lifted for festivals

The government plans to lift the import ban on some items ahead of the country’s biggest festival and busiest shopping season, officials said. “Discussions are ongoing to maintain the embargo on listed products,” an unnamed official from the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply said. “But in view of the upcoming Dashain, Tihar and Chhath […]

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Holy Spirits bets on premium booze in downtown Sacramento, CA

Holy Spirits owner Michael Hargis is on the third reincarnation of the bar/restaurant space at 1050 20th Street in downtown Sacramento. This time around, premium spirits are on offer – a shot can cost $20 – or the whole bottle of liquor is on sale for up to $2,500. Hargis said the wide variety of […]

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Convenience stores struggling with delivery

As consumers come to expect more food – restaurant and grocery – on demand, convenience stores are in the unique position of being able to meet their cross-category needs in one purchase with the added benefit of also offer daily essentials. Yet as convenience stores expand their delivery capabilities, they face the same conundrum as […]

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South Strabane denies liquor license transfer to Cracker Barrel | Local News

Fancy a mimosa with your bacon and eggs? Don’t expect to get it anytime soon at Cracker Barrel in South Strabane Township. In recent years, the restaurant chain has added a limited alcohol menu including beer, wine and mimosas. They began testing the change before the pandemic in restaurants in Kentucky, Tennessee and Florida. The […]

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Liquor-gate, Sharab Raj, Operation Lootus – TV news is having fun in the current raid

Jwinner takes all / Loser is small,” sang ABBA, Once Upon a Time in the 1980s. But who is the winner of the current raid? Is it the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party or opposition parties such as Aam Aadmi Party, Rashtriya Janata Dal and Trinamool Congress that are being investigated? None of the above: If […]

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ACS boss calls for cap on corporate energy prices for convenience stores – Grocery Gazette

Convenience stores are at risk of closing due to rising energy costs unless the government steps in, the Convenience Stores Association (ACS) told Radio 5 Live this morning. Chief executive James Lowman told radio host Rick Edwards a cap on energy prices for small businesses was needed to help convenience stores tackle the current cost […]

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New liquor store opens in Hopkinton near County Multi-use Trail | Company

HOPKINTON – Hopkinton now has a liquor store, In the Pines Wine & Spirits. Jody Wenzel, who previously owned McDuff’s Pub in Potsdam, said opening a liquor store “has always interested me.” He took a garage on land he owns, renovated it, and turned it into a store he co-owns with his fiancée, Nicole M. […]

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Convenience stores see their sales increase | Article

The summer heatwave is prompting Brits to shop in-store, with convenience stores enjoying a 28.9% share of all sales over the past four weeks, NielsenIQ data shows UK shoppers spent £3.6billion on convenience store groceries in the past four weeks ending August 13, with the channel accounting for 28.9% of sales in that period, news […]

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A Virginia game of skill company sued convenience stores nearly 150 times

Queen of Virginia, one of the leading skill gaming companies operating in the state, has long characterized its business as a way for small business owners to get a slice of lucrative new opportunities. who came with Virginia’s newly relaxed approach to the game. By agreeing to host the slot-like machines, the company’s convenience stores […]

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Convenience Stores Use Rewards to Drive Sales

As convenience stores seek to gain market share from both restaurants and grocery stores, by offering prepared meals and packaged essentials, one of the best tools at their disposal is the loyalty program. Convenience stores are in a unique position to offer rewards that cover consumers’ routines, not only in terms of meeting their needs […]

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In the midst of inflation, salvage grocery stores that sell dented and dated items to gain ground at low prices

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! As today’s high inflation causes Americans to reconsider how, when and where they shop, salvage food stores are gaining traction. Nicholas Duke, director of Uplifting Deals in Asheville, North Carolina, joined “Fox & Friends” on Monday to explain how salvage food stores buy excess inventory from traditional […]

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Top UK health food stores sign up for Tricia’s NI Healthy Mushroom Cafe

Tricia McNeilly from Otzibrew in Belfast enjoys a cup of award-winning organic chicory and Cordyceps coffee alternative Among recent customers for its coffee made from medicinal mushrooms is Holland and Barrett (H&B), Britain’s leading health food chain. As a result of the H&B deal, Otzibrew’s healthy coffee is likely to be on sale in over […]

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The home of authentic liquor and cocktails in the heart of Lagos — Guardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

By sponsored August 21, 2022 | 9:45 a.m. Liquor Emporium, a 24-hour high-end liquor store, has launched its flagship store in the heart of Lekki. The upscale liquor store offers a range of authentic alcoholic beverages such as: tequila, vodka, champagne, whiskey, brandy, rum, cognac and more in a wide variety of styles and at […]

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Why grocery stores are ditching ‘best before’ labels on ‘generally wasted’ items

Apples, potatoes and broccoli are among hundreds of food products with best before dates removed from their packaging in the UK. Food stores Waitrose and Marks & Spencer hope the move will reduce food waste. Date labeling on food is confusing and a key part of the food waste problem, experts say. Tomatoes, apples, potatoes […]

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South Korean convenience stores take the lead in commercializing drone deliveryNews

South Korea has been looking for ways to commercialize drones. Some of the ways that have been considered include use in convenience stores, with some having already launched a drone delivery service in hard-to-reach mountainous areas of the country. There are also plans to extend the service to urban areas. Reporting by Shin Ha-young. Here […]

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Colorado liquor stores not happy with Initiative 121

Jim Archibald and his wife have owned Morgan’s Liquor for twenty years. The store sits at 1200 East Evans Avenue, anchored just off a Safeway, which to Morgan looks more like a corporate behemoth coming to eat its sales. January 1, 2019 was a dark day for independent liquor stores like Morgan’s; this is when […]

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BRN claims attacks on convenience stores in the South

The scorched shelves of a burnt-out convenience store – a symbol of capitalism and a destroyer of the local economy according to the BRN – in the Sungai Kolok district of Narathiwat. (Photo: Waedao Harai) The separatist movement Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) claimed responsibility for the wave of attacks on convenience stores in the Far […]

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Battle of the Convenience Stores: Circle K Moves to Downtown Chicago

Amid weak demand for retail space around downtown Chicago, a competitor in the convenience store market is preparing a challenge for long-established 7-Eleven locations. Circle K, a brand best known for its combo stores and gas stations along U.S. highways, leases smaller-format outlets in and around the Loop. The company’s website lists 10 locations in […]

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Ten convenience stores and a gas station in Thailand’s deep south burned down

Ten convenience stores and a petrol station in three restive southern provinces were torched by suspected insurgents last night (Tuesday) in what local authorities believe were coordinated attacks designed to stir up unrest. According to initial information, no one was injured. Many of the 7-Eleven convenience stores attacked were located at gas stations. According to […]

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BCGEU contract dispute could lead to shortage of imported alcohol supply

Restaurant-goers in British Columbia might have fewer beer or wine choices the next time they dine out. Indeed, the hospitality industry, which includes pubs and restaurants, could run out of supplies of imported alcohol if the General Employees Union strike continues. Alliance of Beverage Licensees executive director Jeff Guignard told Vista Radio that the industry […]

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Lake District Wine and Liquor set to open in September

Although there is still work to be done, Lake District Wine and Liquor plans to open by mid-September. This according to Brian Adams, the general manager of the store. Lake District Wine and Liquor is owned by the same brothers who operate Germantown Wine and Liquor. Their new location in The Lake District, spanning over […]

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Old Canteen Restaurant, donut shop/café, liquor store and other businesses currently for sale in Rhode Island

The latest listings on BizBuySell and LoopNet show all kinds of businesses currently for sale in Rhode Island. Reasons for sale, when provided, usually do not mention economic hardship, but more often involve the owner retiring or not having time to actively manage the business. Names and places are usually omitted, but there are occasional […]

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Restocking robots deployed in 300 Japanese convenience stores

Listen to this article The TX SCARA robot is designed to operate in the cold compartment of a convenience store and replenish stock 24/7. | Credit: Telexistence Inc. To validate its AI-based Robot-as-a-Service (RaaS) solution for food retailers, Telexistence Inc. announced the mass production of TX SCARA, which will be installed in 300 FamilyMart convenience […]

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NH Liquor Commission will open a new Concord Liquor & Wine Outlet Thursday at I-93 Exit 17

Aug. 11—CONCORD—The New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) plans to open a new 12,000 square foot NH liquor and wine store in Concord on Thursday, August 11, off Interstate 93 Exit 17 The new state-of-the-art Outlet, which will offer over 4,000 sizes and varieties of wines and spirits, will be located at 11 Merchant’s Way in […]

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The Hays couple open Doghouse Liquor, formerly Steinert

“/>Jeff and Melissa Dewey of Hays are the new owners of Doghouse Liquor, formerly Steinert Liquor, 2522 Vine. Courtesy picture By CRISTINA JANNEYPost Hays Jeff and Melissa Dewey of Hays are the new owners of Doghouse Liquor of Hays, formerly Steinert Liquor, 2522 Vine. The couple became owners of the business on June 13. The […]