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Johnstown Buc-ee’s will join the world’s largest convenience stores with plans for 120 gas pumps

Buc-ee’s planned new location along Interstate 25 and Weld County Road 48 could be among the biggest in the franchise and the world. Preliminary documents for the convenience store and gas station, slated to open in 2024, list plans for 120 gas pumps, 596 parking spaces and a 74,000 square foot building. The record holder […]

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Even Convenience Stores Are Running Out Of Your Favorite Products – Here’s Why

Orlowski Designs LLC / Shutterstock.com Convenience stores are great places to pick up a range of items between trips to the grocery store. However, convenience store operators say continued supply chain disruptions have impacted their ability to meet the demands of shoppers in major cities and the day-to-day essential needs of customers in secondary markets […]

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All takeaways and food outlets in Northampton with a “one star” food hygiene rating

The Food Standards Agency program gives businesses a five to zero rating which is displayed on their premises and online so you can make more informed choices about where to buy and eat food. Establishments rated five are deemed to have hygiene standards that are very good, those rated zero are told that urgent improvement […]

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Why Konbini convenience stores in Japan are fantastic

In the US, 7-11 offers slush and sad chicken, but in Japan, convenience stores have just about anything you could want. If you’ve ever been to Japan, chances are you’ve stopped at one of the country’s countless convenience stores. A far cry from its standard American counterparts selling lottery tickets and gasoline, these neatly curated […]

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New Haven’s Grand Cafe has been denied liquor license renewal following a public outcry

NEW HAVEN — Their songs, dances, petitions and a formal complaint have been rewarded. The state Liquor Control Board on Thursday denied the renewal of the liquor license of the Grand Cafe, at the corner of Grand Avenue and East Pearl Street. Karen DuBois-Walton, Kica Matos and Sarah Miller organized their neighbors to occupy the […]

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Harps Food Stores Appoints New President

Photography: Shutterstock Harps Food Stores Inc., based in Springdale, Ark. employee-owned company with 120 grocery stores in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas, named J. Max Van Hoose president. “J. Max has demonstrated his worth to Harps in many ways during his tenure as Executive Vice President, and I am very pleased to see this well-deserved […]

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Lula’s delivery tool gives convenience stores and pharmacies a second sales channel – TechCrunch

Convenience stores are usually places people bump into when they’re filling up or needing a quick snack, but when the global pandemic hit and no one wanted to go inside with others , some could not survive. Such was the case with Adit Gupta’s parents, who owned a convenience store in New Jersey that began […]

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Lone Star Food Stores Receives Hometown Accolades

SHERMAN, Texas — Lone Star Food Stores won three coveted “Best of Texoma” awards in the following categories: Best Gas Station, Best Restroom and Best Local Business: Denison, Sherman and Van Alstyne. The winners were announced at the end of 2021. Best of Texoma is a local competition organized by the Democrat Herald newspaper, based […]

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Higher education proposes a 4.23% fee increase

The Department of Higher Education and Training has proposed a 4.23% increase in tuition fees for the 2022 academic year, and a maximum of 6.23% for accommodation at the 26 universities. Briefing the media on Tuesday on the readiness of the post-school education and training (PSET) sector for the 2022 academic year, the Minister of […]

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Floating Hologram Records Arrive at Japanese Convenience Stores

Japanese convenience stores are known for being convenient, but now they’re about to get even more so, thanks to a new trial of touchless self-checkouts coming to select 7-Eleven stores next month. Dubbed “Digi POS”, the new cash registers are said to feature the “world’s first” contactless/overhead display technology for POS cash registers. On January […]

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Convenience stores are ahead of supermarkets in market share

The combined market share of Korean convenience stores has overtaken that of local supermarkets for the first time, amid a rapidly growing trend to shop in less crowded places due to the coronavirus pandemic, data showed Wednesday. . According to data from the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy, sales at three convenience stores – […]

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Crook becomes Senoia’s first liquor store

Sarah Fay Campbell/The Newnan Times-Herald Ellis and Greg Crook add liquor stores to their business portfolio. The Crooks Marketplace store on Highway 16 in Senoia will become the city’s first liquor store. Behind them are photos of the family’s history as grocers. On the far right, a young Ellis Crook stands in front of the […]

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As New York City Revisits Drink-to-Go, Liquor Stores Brace for Battle

He’s also been a reliable donor to elected officials, though he’s far from one of the wealthiest interests on Capitol Hill. The Political Action Committee, or PAC, controlled by the Metropolitan Package Store Association, has given more than $140,000 to elected officials since last year, mostly Democratic lawmakers, who control the Legislative Assembly. During the […]

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How Reducing Energy Use Can Help Boost Convenience Store Margins

Image courtesy of Shutterstock For some convenience stores, the prospect of reorienting operations to prioritize sustainability can be daunting; retailers fear disrupting the flow of their usual practices or incurring additional costs, and rightly so. Some strategies, however, can be as good for retailers’ margins as they are for the environment, and reducing energy consumption […]

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Floating Hologram Registers Arrive at Japanese Convenience Stores【Video】

Contactless self-checkouts make Japanese konbini even more konbinient. Japanese convenience stores are known for being convenient, but now they’re about to get even more so, thanks to a new trial of touchless self-checkouts coming to select 7-Eleven stores next month. Nicknamed the “Digi-POS», the new registers would include the “world’s first” contactless/overhead display technology for […]

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Sitara Liquor is Lake Country’s New Neighborhood Liquor Store – Think Local

Picture: Contributed Sitara Liquor opened in the Lake District in Lake Country. West Kelowna’s loss is Lake Country’s gain. After seven years of operating in West Kelowna, Sitara Liquor has moved to Lake Country, establishing itself as the neighborhood liquor store in the growing Lake District. The 1,100 square foot store, which offers an extensive […]

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New Hampshire to sell rapid COVID-19 tests at liquor stores : Coronavirus updates : NPR

Above are rapid home COVID-19 test kits ready for distribution by environmental organization GreenRoots and Chelsea Community Connections in Chelsea, Massachusetts. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images Above are rapid home COVID-19 test kits ready for distribution by environmental organization GreenRoots and Chelsea Community Connections in Chelsea, […]

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Global Partners Completes Acquisition of Wheels Convenience Stores

WALTHAM, Mass. — Global Partners’ convenience store portfolio now has 26 additional locations. The partnership has completed its acquisition retail fuel and convenience store assets of Consumers Petroleum of Connecticut Inc. The transaction included 26 company-operated Wheels convenience stores and fuel supply agreements with 22 locations in Connecticut and New York . Global announced the […]

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Pride Convenience Stores sold to a subsidiary of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC

BOSTON, January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bob Bolduc and ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC (“ArcLight”) today announced that the Pride retail chain has been sold to an affiliate of ArcLight for an undisclosed amount. Situated at Springfield MA, the Pride chain has a total of 31 convenience stores and travel centers, 8 vacant lots for future […]

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Two arrests following drug seizures in Opelika convenience stores

OPELIKA, Ala. (WTVM) – Two people from Opelika are behind bars following drug seizures at two Opelika convenience stores. The Opelika Police Narcotics Division conducted the separate search warrants on January 25. Authorities say the first search warrant was made at 3700 Pepperell Parkway (Big Cat). During the search, police said detectives recovered bags containing […]

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Delek Convenience Stores uses technology powered by Mashgin and Stuzo to drive growth and deliver a personalized customer experience

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., January 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DK’s retail segment has taken bold steps to deliver an enhanced customer experience that is driving retail chain growth. New technologies have been released as part of a concerted effort to deliver a premier customer-centric ecosystem while bringing a new level of innovation to the world of convenience […]

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Growth of the sparkling juice market by 2029

New Jersey, United States,- Sparkling juice market Research Report works on strategic research methodology, which greatly helps organizations to generate profit and achieve success in the global market. Market research analysis also depicts visionary innovations, future scenarios, and market forecasts to drive important actions for leading companies. It also focuses on marketing strategy which helps […]

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Will Pennsylvania State-Run Liquor Stores Finally Be Privatized | News, Sports, Jobs

Pennsylvania’s liquor system came under attack on Monday as “an anti-consumer relic born from one man’s disdain for alcohol consumption” and moments later was championed as a powerful profit generator. The opposing views of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Commission system came during a legislative hearing on a new attempt to privatize liquor sales. Republican State […]

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Oregon’s Liquor and Cannabis Commission passed a series of new rules affecting the weed industry that come into force this year

On December 28, when many of us were enjoying a much-needed chill after Christmas, the Oregon Alcohol and Cannabis Commission was in the process of approving a new list of rules that not only changed what is available at your local dispensary, but also what is stocked. in the wellness aisle of Oregon grocery stores. […]

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Officials warn of illegal substances found in Gwinnett County convenience stores

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. – Officials are warning convenience stores and Gwinnett County residents about potentially dangerous substances that could be sold as oil and other “apparently” legal low-THC products. The Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office said it has investigated several cases over the past year of the substances being sold in county stores. Although the […]

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Pride owner sells gas stations and convenience stores | News

Bolduc said the Pride name will not be changed and all employees will remain in place. SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – The Pride Gas Station and Convenience Store chain has been sold. Pride owner Bob Bolduc told Western Mass News it was time to sell the business and no one in his family had any interest […]

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Contentious hearing on proposed privatization of liquor stores

By Victor Skinner | The central square A selection of products inside a fine wine and spirits store in 2020. File photo. Pennsylvania lawmakers held a contentious hearing Monday on a proposed constitutional amendment to privatize the Commonwealth liquor monopoly, including a special interest pledge to target the bill’s sponsor. The House Liquor Control Committee […]

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ACS urges government to make rural convenience stores part of upgrade program | News

The Association of Convenience Stores has called on the government to provide more support to rural convenience stores under the “upgrade” scheme. This comes as its 2022 Rural Stores Report, released today, highlighted the vital role these businesses play in their local communities and for the economy. The report found that half of rural stores […]

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Amazon Go convenience stores are heading to the suburbs

Diving Brief: Amazon plans to launch a new convenience store format aimed at suburban shoppers, the retailer announced Tuesday. The first of the new outlets, which will bear the name Amazon Go and offer food, drink and on-the-go essentials, is set to open “in the coming months” in the Seattle suburb of Mill Creek, Washington, […]

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Lawmaker proposes constitutional amendment to privatize liquor stores – CBS Pittsburgh

HARRISBURG (KDKA) — A local state representative has proposed a constitutional amendment to remove the state of Pennsylvania from the liquor business. This is the latest version of a very old debate in Pennsylvania. READ MORE: At the site of the Pittsburgh bridge collapse, President Joe Biden promises to fix the city’s infrastructure Do you […]

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Convenience stores want to bring EV charging to rural America

Is rural America ready for electric vehicles? And where would you charge your Ford F-150 Lightning or Tesla Cybertruck on a long ranch run? Although a audience from the House Committee on Agriculture earlier this month included extensive testimony about rural America not being ready for electric vehicles – thrown into what many will hear […]

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New Effort to Eliminate Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board via Constitutional Amendment

A western state representative from Pennsylvania has proposed a constitutional amendment that would ban the state from trading alcohol. It is a new approach to a goal sought by generations of Republicans in Harrisburg: to end the state liquor monopoly – exercised through the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board – that has been in place for […]

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After the policy of opening more liquor stores in Delhi, AAP now chooses a CM face with serious alcoholism problems: Punjab BJP | News Ludhiana

JALANDHAR: Bhartiya Janta Party says after changing Delhi’s liquor policy to open more liquor stores in the capital, Aam Aadmi Party has now chosen its face as Punjab’s chief minister in a leader who has a long history of alcoholism. Addressing a press conference in Jalandhar on Sunday, BJP State General Secretary Jeevan Gupta said […]

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As OLCC faces privatization push, Oregon liquor store sales set new record last year

At its monthly meeting on January 20, the Oregon Alcohol and Cannabis Commission reported strong results for calendar year 2021. Alcohol sales at state-licensed stores reached a new high of $813 million in 2021. This represents an increase of 18.5% from the last pre-pandemic year of 2019 and 6, 3% compared to 2020. Cannabis sales […]

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Two convenience stores in Southampton put up for sale

AN OPPORTUNITY has presented itself to residents of Southampton to take the reins of two convenience stores currently up for sale. Aspiring business moguls and store owners will be delighted to hear that two stores are up for grabs. Now might be the perfect time to pour the pennies out of your piggy bank and […]

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French fries ‘war’ escalates in Japan with convenience stores now intervening – Potato News Today

As we have seen over the past month, the global supply crisis and other factors have weighed heavily on the expected potato supply for the thousands of McDonald’s restaurants in Japan. As reported by SoraNews24, what started as a week or two ban on anything larger than a small order of fries has escalated into […]

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New York liquor store lobby battles take-out drink sales by bars and restaurants

New York Governor Kathy Hochul (D) announced this month that she hope to make permanent the relaxed rules of alcohol to go his disgraced predecessor Andrew Cuomo adopted in March 2020, at the very beginning of the pandemic. As the name suggests, the looser rules allow bars and restaurants to sell alcoholic beverages for takeout. […]

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Premier joins the battle for small convenience stores with a new format | News

The emblematic Premier group has set up its stand to compete on the increasingly important battlefield of small local shops. The Booker-owned fascia presented its latest small store format in Wheatley Hill, near Durham, this week. The store, which is just under 600 square feet, has seen weekly sales rise from £8,000 to £20,000 since […]

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Old Quick Chek in Pennington, NJ is now a cafe, bar, and liquor store

What an awesome transformation. The old Quick Chek, on Route 31 in Pennington, is now Lakeside Café & Liquors. You are going to want to stop and check it out. I can’t wait to try it. The new venue is described on its website as follows: “Our cafe and liquor store offers a fun and […]

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Lone Star Grocery Stores Gain Local Recognition

Photo courtesy of Lone Star Food Store SHERMAN, Texas— Lone Star Food Store was named Best Gas Station, Best Restroom, and Best Local Business in the Best of Texoma Awards sponsored by The Herald Democrat, which serves the Texas and Oklahoma Interstate area. “We are very proud to receive these coveted awards again this year, […]

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BC Liquor Store is holding a raffle to buy a rare $48,000 bottle of Bowmore whiskey

Whiskey enthusiasts with thousands of dollars to spend might just want to splurge on a bottle of one of the best at an event taking place at a BC Liquor Store in Vancouver later this month. The BC Liquor Store at W 39th Avenue and Cambie Street is hosting an event to celebrate the release […]

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Cabin Tap House Address decides to surrender their liquor license

For more than 24 years, 1919 Blake Street was home to the famous Falling Rock Tap House, a staple of the craft beer scene that was a destination spot for people coming to Denver for the Great American Beer Festival. But that era ended last summer, when owner Chris Black learned that the building that […]

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Liquor Hutch sales still high in 2021 | Local

The municipally-owned Hutchinson liquor store may not have made as much money in 2021 as it did in 2020, but sales still topped previous years. In a report to Hutchinson City Council last week, Candice Woods, chief operating officer of Liquor Hutch, said the store recorded sales of $7.33 million. This is approximately 4.6% less […]

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Winnsboro Petroleum sells 24 Pops Mart convenience stores

COLOMBIA, South Carolina — Winnsboro Petroleum Co. completed the sale of its 24 Shell and CITGO-branded Pops Mart convenience stores to Don Draughon and JD Dykstra, marking its exit from the industry. The stores are in the large market in Columbia, SC. Winnsboro Petroleum was a multigenerational petroleum distributor led by Bill McMaster, the owner […]

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Robberies at Lakewood, Paramount and Bellflower convenience stores prompt Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigation

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating at least three armed robberies at convenience stores in LA County that occurred overnight. The first robbery took place on January 17 at approximately 9:11 p.m. in the 5800 block of Bellflower Boulevard in Lakewood. Deputies responded to the convenience store after a […]

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Transport for Wales to start selling train tickets at convenience stores

Transport for Wales is launching a pilot scheme to sell train tickets in convenience stores. From January 24, TfW will become the first-ever train operating company in the UK to make it possible to purchase train tickets via in-store Payzone devices. TfW said the main goal was to make it easier and more convenient for […]

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Quicklee’s Convenience Stores Grows Through Single-Site Acquisitions | Convenience store news

AVON, NY – Family-owned and operated Quicklee’s Convenience Stores is expanding its reach in upstate New York with a handful of single-site acquisitions. In a series of three acquisitions in 2021, Quicklee’s took over sites in Dalton, Lyon and Avon, bringing the operator’s total store count to 26. Quicklee’s The newly acquired Mobil gas station […]

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Fry’s Food Stores will open a new location in Queen Creek on Wednesday

PHOENIX – Fry’s Food Stores opens its new Queen Creek location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday morning. Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney will deliver remarks when the 127,400-square-foot full-service grocery store at 25105 E. Ellsworth Road opens at 7 a.m. The first 250 online customers will each receive a $10 gift card. “All of our […]

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Convenience store parallel mail service continues to grow

A customer sends a package using CU’s delivery service. [BGF RETAIL] Ms. Seo, a 31-year-old office worker, is no longer waiting for the postman. If any friends need to send her something, she tells them to use their nearest convenience store. They can drop off a package at a convenience store near them, and it […]

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Whitewater welcomes new convenience stores

The Town of Whitewater welcomed a new Kwik Trip store to the community on December 9, 2021 at 305 Elkhorn Rd. and will celebrate the opening of another Kwik Trip store at 837 S. Janesville St. These two highly anticipated convenience stores are the newest additions to the more than 700 locations operated by the […]

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Transport for Wales launches convenience store train ticket sales pilot

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Picture by Payzone Transport for Wales is piloting a new scheme which will allow customers to buy selected train tickets at their local convenience store. The program will launch on January 24 and will be available to customers within the South Wales Metropolitan Area involving stores in 90 different locations. Its main […]

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Lexington City Council Approves Three 21 Tavern’s Liquor License Application | Latest titles

Image courtesy • Three 21 Tavern Brian Neben Lexington Clipper-Herald LEXINGTON — Three 21 Tavern LLC, the company that recently acquired Teps Bar and Grill, applied for a liquor license with the City of Lexington and was considered at the Tuesday, Jan. 11, council meeting. Three 21 Tavern is owned by Oscar and Sarah De […]

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Warning against counterfeit $100 bills in LaSalle convenience stores

Windsor, Ont. – The LaSalle Police Department has received four separate reports of businesses receiving counterfeit Canadian $100 bills and has issued a warning for the public to be vigilant. According to police, between December 29 and January 11, the fraudulent invoices were used at local convenience stores to make purchases, but recipients did not […]

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On the Run Gas Station Convenience Stores See Pandemic Business Jump – Red Deer Advocate

As the pandemic took hold, Parkland Corporation noticed an interesting shift in the company’s revenue stream. Independent gasoline supplier and marketing company behind gas stations Fas Gas Plus among a number of other brands was seeing significantly more people stop by its On the Run convenience stores to buy basic groceries and other last minute […]

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Bethany Liquor Store Expands to Maryville, Includes Products from Local Breweries | Community

A family-run liquor store based in Bethany, Mo., announced via its Facebook page that it will be opening a sister location in Maryville. Named after its Bethany address located just off Interstate 35, the original 39th Street Liquor site opened last April and hosts tastings for local breweries and wineries. In addition to carrying all […]

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Liquor stores impose a 10 cent fee on paper bags

Manitoba Liquor Mart customers will soon have to pay a fee for brown paper bags. All stores will start charging 10 cents for an average-sized bag on Feb. 1 as Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries tries to eliminate waste and reduce its environmental footprint, a spokesperson said. Large paper bags and single bottle sleeves are being […]

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Balls Food Stores Celebrates Year of Community Investment Through Reconstruction and Renovation

Balls Food Stores celebrates newly constructed and newly remodeled locations across the Kansas City area in 2021. In a year when the food industry has faced unique challenges, Balls Food Stores has continued with its plans internal improvement through its commitment to providing the best possible service to its communities. . The innovative projects focused […]

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Utah Public Art Program Seeks Artists For New Liquor Store Opening In East Sandy

SANDY, Utah (ABC4) – The Utah Public Art Program of the Division of Arts and Museums, as well as the Division of Facilities and Construction Management and the Department of Alcohol Control (DABC) , is looking for artists interested in creating artwork for DABC’s new alcohol store opening in East Sandy. The Public Art Program […]

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Hyacinth Chen, Pioneer of Super Plus Food Stores, Dies at 89 | News

Hyacinth Gloria Chen, the matriarch of the family supermarket chain Super Plus Food Stores, has died. She was 89 years old. She was also the mother of billionaire businessman Michael Lee-Chin and Southern Regional Health Authority Chairman Wayne Chen, who is also the CEO of the Super Plus Food Store chain. “Our beloved mother, grandmother, […]

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Utah Public Art Program Seeks Artists to Work on New Liquor Store Opening in East Sandy

SANDY, Utah (ABC4) – The Utah Public Art Program of the Division of Arts and Museums, along with the Division of Facilities and Construction Management and the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) , are looking for artists interested in creating artwork for DABC’s new liquor store opening in East Sandy. The Public Art Program […]

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Cañon City Council approves alcohol license for natural grocery stores – Canon City Daily Record

After the new board members were sworn in on Tuesday, the first agenda for Cañon City City Council in 2022 was to approve a new liquor license for Natural Grocers. The store, located at 121 N. 16th St. is scheduled to open in April, according to management representative Arnold DeCesero. “We are a small, natural […]

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Wausau Economic Development Committee Approves Change to RiverLife Condos and Plans for Liquor Distribution Center | WSAU News / Talk 550 AM99.9 FM

Wausau Town Hall. MWC file photo WAUSAU, WI (WSAU) – In a lightning-quick meeting on Tuesday, the Wausau Economic Development Committee approved two updates to the Riverlife Condos development agreement and blessed the plans for a new Bader liquor distribution facility in the city’s industrial park. These changes include a $ 50,000 grant for soil […]

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Top 10 scripts for 2022: ICICI Direct selects stocks from real estate, telecommunications to liquor with up to 60% increase

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gadhvi: Isudan Gadhvi from Aap arrested for allegedly drinking alcohol | Ahmedabad News

AHMEDABAD: Police officers from the Infocity police station in Gandhinagar on Monday arrested the leader of the Aam Aadmi (AAP) party, Isudan Gandhvi, for alleged alcohol consumption during the clash between AAP workers and the BJP at Kamalam in Koba on December 20. Gadhvi was arrested after a report from the Forensic Laboratory (FSL) confirmed […]

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The 20 most popular alcohol brands in the United States in 2020

Was there really any doubt that Tito was the official spirit of the United States? On Sunday, the American Association of Wine Economists shared a graph on Twitter outlining data originally published in the 2021 Wine Handbook, a comprehensive guide to the beverage industry by the Beverage Information Group. The chart, “Top Distilled Spirits Brands […]

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Convenience Stores in Japan Reforming Business Models for Growth

Three large convenience store operators in Japan are looking to reform their business models to continue growing, as the domestic market hits its ‘ceiling’ and consumer behavior dramatically changes during the coronavirus pandemic. Seven-Eleven Japan Co., the country’s largest convenience store chain, has tried to move away from its “one-size-fits-all” business model, its president, Fumihiko […]

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Gujarat: Isudan Gadhvi, AAP Leader, Booked After Alcohol Test Was Positive | Ahmedabad News

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Isudan Gadhvi was arrested by Gandhinagar Infocity police after a report from the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) confirmed the value of alcohol in his blood report. The report came 11 days after a clash was reported between AAP and BJP workers at the ruling party Kamalam office in […]

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Marina Times – Northside Tales of Guns and Drinking

Chestnut Street Italian restaurant Ristobar said it was twice vandalized because of its support for the police. General Manager Mattia Ballarini told KTVU News that the week before Christmas someone damaged tables and chairs in his park, as well as the awning and wind panels; Following the incident, he said a woman dressed in black […]

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Nevada Convenience Stores Grateful for Tax Cut

Higher tax rates on electronic cigarettes would increase traditional cigarette use and reduce the use of the less harmful electronic cigarette. Without a doubt, lawmakers were hoping to reduce Americans’ tobacco and nicotine use when they proposed the vaping tax, but Republicans and a handful of Senate Democrats, including Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, took the […]

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Texas liquor stores will be closed for New Years weekend

When New Year’s Day falls on a Saturday, some Texans may have a hard time swallowing. HOUSTON — Thousands of people have moved to Texas again this year, and if you’re one of them, you might not be aware of some of the unusual laws we have, especially those dealing with buying of alcohol. All […]

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Stop Price Discrimination Against Convenience Stores

December 30, 2021 1:29 p.m. ET Sodas at a convenience store in Baghdad, Ky. Photo: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News Noah Phillips and Joshua Wright rightly note that “antitrust laws protect competition” and that “competition benefits society and consumers” (“As Inflation Rises, Antitrust ‘Reformers’ Target Lower Prices”, op-ed, December 21) -Patman Act is the wrong conclusion. Price […]

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3 new liquor stores to visit in Westchester

Photo by Adobe Stock | .Shock Impress your friends and loved ones with an exciting new bottle you purchase from these three local wine and spirits suppliers. The holidays can be a blizzard of errands and chores, and more often than not, you slip through the cracks. If you’ve been neglecting to get your New […]

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Curfew imposed in Sudan’s North Darfur after militias looted UN food stores

KHARTOUM, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Authorities in Sudan’s North Darfur state announced an overnight curfew on Wednesday after armed groups looted a United Nations World Food Program warehouse and facilities used by a former peacekeeping mission. According to preliminary information, the El Fasher warehouse looted by unknown armed groups on Tuesday evening contained up to […]

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Spring Grove City Council Discusses Municipal Liquor Store Again This Year | Government

Editor-in-Chief, The Caledonia Argus A lengthy discussion between Spring Grove council members and townspeople on the topic of the Corner Bar took over again at the regular council meeting on Tuesday, December 21. The question was “Should the city have this municipality?” Does this benefit the city? At the end of a lengthy discussion, council […]

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Auto stores and convenience stores are the biggest retail winners of the pandemic

With months of mandatory closings, social distancing restrictions, and tempered consumer demand, the retail market has certainly been hit during the pandemic. But not all retailers come out of the pandemic for the worse. In fact, many are in expansion mode or are already experiencing a rapid rebound from the pandemic. Stan Johnson Co. recently […]

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Curfew imposed in Sudan’s North Darfur after militias looted UN food stores | world news

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Authorities in Sudan’s North Darfur state announced an overnight curfew on Wednesday after armed groups looted a United Nations World Food Program warehouse and facilities used by a former security mission. maintain the peace. According to preliminary information, the El Fasher warehouse looted by unknown armed groups on Tuesday evening contained up […]

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Ontario liquor inspectors used ‘risk to public safety’ penalties in revenge on operator: lawsuit

For the second time in a year, the agency that manages the province’s liquor inspection system is being sued by an Ontario bar, alleging inspectors are using a loophole in the law to settle personal scores. New lawsuit, brought by the company behind Fox and Fiddle in North Bay, says Alcohol and Gaming Commission of […]

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Ten Phoenix Convenience Stores We Can’t Live Without

The best convenience stores are more than the sum of their products. They’re there for you when you need a Cheetos fix or when you’re running low on TP, but they also act as mind readers, showcasing the perfect ice cream, craft beer, or even the scented candle you didn’t know about. not even need. […]

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Your favorite liquor store among the biggest sales of the PLCB? Here are the top 50

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) recently released its Fiscal Year 2020-21 Annual Report, which details agency operations, sales trends, popular products, and financial results. Here is the list of the 50 stores in sales over the last fiscal year, plus a few others from Central Pennsylvania that finished in the top 100. In total, […]

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Convenience stores offering last-minute gifts

Convenience stores are ready to help those in need of a last-minute Christmas present. Mack Patel, who runs Ameristop Food Mart, says lottery tickets are among the best sellers before Christmas. “There are a lot of Christmas-themed tickets,” Patel said. “There’s a $10 band, there’s even a $20 Christmas ticket.” For those in need of […]

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Are Alcohol Sales Part of the State Constitution? | News, Sports, Jobs

A lawmaker representing parts of Allegheny and Washington counties introduced a constitutional amendment to privatize state liquor stores. “It has been 88 years since the end of Prohibition, and it is time for this Commonwealth to modernize the sale of alcohol once and for all,” State Representative Natalie Mihalek R-Upper Saint Clair said in a […]

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Before Kum & Go, Sioux Falls had several 7-Eleven convenience stores

Eric Renshaw | For Chief Argus There was a 20-year period when 7-Eleven stores could be found all around Sioux Falls. Slurpees and Big Gulps can be picked up at any of these convenience stores at any time of the day. By the late 1990s, they all disappeared. I always wondered what happened. I have […]

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Are liquor stores open in Texas on Christmas Day?

A little advance planning will go a long way, as liquor stores will remain open on Christmas Eve. DALLAS — If you’re drinking booze for the weekend, you better plan ahead — or hope Santa drops a bottle. Liquor stores are closed in Texas on Christmas Day and Sunday. That means it’s going to be […]

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Jack’s Convenience Stores Finds New Owners

Midland, TX — Penta Operating LLC has officially changed hands. As part of the agreement, aA subsidiary of Monfort Cos. recovers eight Jack’s convenience stores, a Jack’s Lube & Wash oil change and a car wash. Stores are located in West Texas, including Midland, San Angelo and Abilene. Four stores carry Exxon-branded fuel, while four […]

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Province uses liquor stores to distribute medical-grade masks

WHEN customers go to their local liquor store to purchase a bottle of scotch or a case of beer, they can also grab a free box of KN95 masks to keep the Omicron variant away. The province is using Manitoba liquor stores to distribute the masks, Crown Services Minister Reg Helwer announced on Twitter Wednesday […]

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Monfort Cos. acquires 8 Jack’s convenience stores

DENVER – Monfort Cos. acquired eight convenience stores with fuel from Penta Operating LLC, doing business as Jack’s Convenience Stores. The deal also includes a Jack’s Lube & Wash oil change and car wash location. The stores are located in Midland, San Angelo and Abilene Markets in West Texas. Four stores carry Exxon brand fuel, […]

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Colorado liquor stores must close on Christmas Day, but there’s a new loophole

There was a time when liquor stores in Colorado were not open on Sundays, making a weekly Saturday run mandatory for many residents (especially during football season). Those days are long gone, and so is 3.2% ABV beer, which was once the only thing available at gas stations and grocery stores. But one major buzzkill […]

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Best liquor delivery service for alcohol, alcohol and wine in 2021

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Drizly, Minibar, and Saucey are three of the most popular liquor delivery services right now. They partner with liquor stores in your area to bring you beer, wine, and spirits so you don’t have to leave your home. We preferred Drizly. […]

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Convenience Stores Could Thrive in 2022 – If They Do This 1 Thing

It’s fair to say that 2020 has been a miserable year for many retailers, but not for convenience stores. As essential retailers, these stores were generally allowed to remain open while other businesses had to close. This lack of disruption allowed convenience store sales to increase by 1.5% in 2020. The outlook for convenience stores […]

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Advocacy for Curbside Pickup at Convenience Stores

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — Convenience store operators have several frequently cited reasons why they are reluctant to add curbside pickup to their stores: they fear a loss of additional, impulse sales; this could increase labor costs; and they think the sidewalk requires a dedicated pick up area in the parking lot. However, there is a […]

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A strike that could have hit deliveries to 1,500 convenience stores in London and the south-east suspended for wage review in January

The two-day strike, including Christmas Eve, by drivers employed by Tesco-owned Booker Retail Partners at its Thamesmead site, which could have affected deliveries from 1,500 convenience stores in London and the South-East, has been suspended. Unite the union said today (Monday, December 20) that the strikes of 45 workers, scheduled for Thursday (December 23) and […]

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Quebec Liquor Corp. warehouse workers ratify the agreement

An SAQ outlet is shown in Montreal on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. The Quebec liquor company says its warehouse workers voted in favor of a contract offer, but it will be some time before that store shelves are not returning to normal. THE CANADIAN PRESS / Graham Hughes MONTREAL – The Quebec liquor company says […]

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Iowa Retailer Completes Purchase of Pilot Convenience Stores

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) – An Iowa-based convenience store chain has completed the purchase of 40 stores from Pilot Corporation, based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Casey’s General Stores, Inc. announced in a press release that it has completed the sale as part of a three-year strategic plan to add 345 new stores nationwide. The company describes itself […]

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Casey’s completes purchase of Pilot convenience stores

An Iowa-based convenience store chain has completed the purchase of 40 stores from Pilot Corporation, based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Casey’s General Stores, Inc. announced in a press release that it had completed the sale as part of a three-year strategic plan to add 345 new stores nationwide. The company describes itself as the third-largest convenience […]

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Two suspects arrested after series of early morning convenience store robberies

Photo credit: Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo Authorities arrested two of the three suspects Friday after a series of robberies at gas stations and convenience stores in San Diego and Chula Vista. Officers first responded to a call that two armed men driving a brown or gold SUV had robbed an AM/PM store at 4333 […]

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Iowans sets record for liquor sales in fiscal 2021

(The Center Square) – The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division reported on Tuesday that alcohol sales in fiscal 2021 hit a record $ 415.8 million. The 13.2% increase over fiscal 2020 represents a significant leap. Sales of alcohol products in fiscal 2020 were approximately $ 367 million. Revenue from profits from alcoholic beverages, taxes on barrels […]

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Quebec liquor strike sends spirits researchers to Ontario

LCBO store in Hawkesbury, Ontario. Photo: James Morgan Dec 16 2021 – People who supply liquor stores across Quebec are on strike at a time of year when alcohol is usually more in demand. the labor the disruptions resulted in fewer bottles on shelves, and some Quebec residents traveled to Ontario for their purchases. Warehouse […]

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From plum pudding liqueur to gingerbread baileys

Raise your glass with a delicious drink with festive flavors. Spirits expert Kate Rowe rates five of this year’s most unusual Christmas-themed alcoholic drinks and suggests the best ways to enjoy them. 9 We rate this year’s most unusual Christmas-themed alcohol out of fiveCredit: Getty Irish Cream Liqueur Taste The Difference chocolate orange brownie: 5/5 […]

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Fiscal 2021 Iowa Liquor Sales Hit Record $ 415.8 Million | State

(The central square) – The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division reported on Tuesday that alcohol sales in fiscal 2021 hit a record high of $ 415.8 million. The 13.2% increase over fiscal 2020 represents a significant leap. Sales of alcohol products in fiscal 2020 were approximately $ 367 million. Revenue from profits from alcoholic beverages, taxes […]

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Are you looking for alcohol? Lexington ABC says get off. | Local news

Store shelves are full at the ABC store on Main Street in Lexington. Lexington ABC Consulting Elizabeth Keatinge from Buzz60 tells us how to make mulled wine. The Lexington ABC Board of Directors wants the residents of Forsyth County to know one thing: They have alcohol. The board, which operates stores at 419 N. Main […]

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Moline grants special license for self-consumption of alcohol so bar can open its business | Politics and Elections

The city council’s agenda item was: “The licensee failed to do due diligence and only recently discovered the city’s general ban on self-service. ‘alcohol. Without changing the code, the proposed business will not be able to operate as originally intended. “Under the proposed order, the self-pay option includes detailed requirements for customer access cards, customer […]

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Letters, December 15: “Liquor stores don’t need unfair competition”

Breadcrumb Links Letters Author of the article: Calgary Sun Release date : Dec 15 2021 • 1 day ago • 2 minutes to read • 12 comments Greg Southam, Postmedia Content of the article HOW PRACTICAL 7-Eleven therefore wishes to launch into the sale of alcohol at the retail level by offering alcoholic beverages, beer […]

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Snappy convenience stores launch mobile food ordering

PHILIPSBURG, Pa. – Snappy’s Convenience Stores is the next operator to enter the mobile food ordering arena. Available through the App Store and Google Play, customers can download the Snappy’s mobile app and order food online from any of four Snappy’s Grille locations in Milesburg, Clearfield, Houtzdale and DuBois, PA. To access mobile ordering, users […]

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Champagne problems? In fact, yes, expect bubble shortages in some liquor stores this holiday season.

Holiday demand and supply chain issues have made it difficult for liquor stores to keep shelves stocked with all of their usual options. In local places like MacArthur Beverages, some brands of champagne are scarce. Phil Bernstein, the store manager, claims luxury drinks like Dom Pérignon and Pol Roger are no longer available as they […]

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DoorDash brings delivery-based DashMart grocery and convenience stores to Canada

TORONTO – DoorDash has brought its delivery grocery and convenience stores to Canada that conduct app-only sales. The San Francisco, Calif.-based company, whose main business is restaurant food delivery, said it has opened DashMart stores in Toronto, London, Kitchener, Vancouver and Winnipeg. DashMart locations operate on a “dark store” model, where walk-in customers are not […]

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Wine and spirits prices rise just in time for the holidays

Wine and spirits are more expensive today than a year ago. The reason, like so many other recent retail price hikes, is the current supply chain crisis. “Get your spirits back while you can, because prices are going to have to go up,” an industry insider told the LA Times. Loading Something is loading. Prices […]

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Blackbeard’s opens biggest liquor store in the Cayman Islands

Blackbeard’s is delighted to announce that its new store, located on Eastern Avenue across from Kirk Market, has now opened. The new store is the largest of the Blackbeard chain, which has five additional locations in Grand Cayman and one in Cayman Brac. The store, located on the former Cox Lumber site, has undergone a […]

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Liquor Commission Licenses Young General Store | Local news

After a lengthy application process, the New Hampshire Liquor Commission granted a store license to Daniel Marcinik, who in April took over the ownership of Young’s General Store in Pittsburg. In August, the NHLC issued a Request for Application (RFA) to identify an eligible candidate to assume the existing liquor store sales agent license in […]

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I got a Gold Ticket to the High End Alabama Lottery. This is how it was

OK, there is a strange thing about me winning a spot – the equivalent of a liquor lover’s golden ticket – in the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s limited-release competition. Other than an occasional fruity boat somewhere on a tropical island, I don’t drink. My husband, Greg, however, is what I consider a semi-serious collector […]

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Same suspect robbed 3 convenience stores, police say – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Memphis police are hoping the public can help identify the man they believe robbed three gas station convenience stores over the weekend. Officers responded to an armed robbery at the Mapco located at 459 EH Crump around 5:30 a.m. Saturday morning. They were told that a man had tried to make a […]

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Mumbai: Here’s your first look at Lower Parel’s fanciest new liquor store tasting room

Backlit granite and terrazzo flooring with brass inlays runs through the entire living room and the vaulted ceiling with woven acoustic covering and visually appealing terracotta blocks lend warmth to the space. Designed by Sumessh Menon, it is full of both local and international spirits labels, giving buyers plenty of options. The lower level offers […]

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‘Slippery slope’: Alberta liquor store group fears more convenience stores will follow Edmonton 7-Eleven liquor model

Breadcrumb Links Local news Author of the article: Lauren Boothby Release date : Dec 12 2021 • 2 days ago • 2 minutes to read • 50 reviews Liquor store industry advocates fear that more Alberta convenience stores will start selling alcohol after a 7-Eleven at 14110 127 St. NW, in north Edmonton, begins to […]

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Quebec liquor strike sends buyers to Ontario

The people who supply liquor stores across Quebec are on strike at a time of year when alcohol is generally in higher demand. The work stoppage resulted in fewer bottles on shelves and fewer local residents traveling to Ontario for their purchases. Warehouse and distribution workers Quebec Alcohol Corporation (SAQ), which is the provincial liquor […]

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Convenience stores help communities after tornadoes

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Casey’s, based in Ankeny, Iowa, is supporting its team members, stores and communities in six states affected by tornadoes and storms that rocked the South and Midwest over the week -end. At least 40 tornadoes were reported in nine states between Friday evening and early Saturday morning, leaving at least 80 confirmed dead and […]

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Inside the Denver area’s most beloved family-owned liquor store

Applejack first opened in Wheat Ridge in 1961. Photo courtesy of Applejack Eat and drink Applejack at Wheat Ridge, which celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2021, continues to be a lover’s paradise for local beer, wine and spirits. By Sarah Kuta December 10, 2021 When Brendon Cussio and his wife moved to Colorado in 2015, […]

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‘Skill Games’ Return to Convenience Stores, Trucks Stop Statewide | Richmond Free Press

“Skill games” are legal again. Slot machine-style games were the mainstay of convenience stores and truck stops until the General Assembly banned them on July 1. A Virginia judge on Monday temporarily barred the state from enforcing the ban, allowing store owners in Richmond and across the state to turn on thousands of machines in […]