Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44531 | Mar 2016

Drink up: Deregulation and increased demand for premium products will yield modest revenue growth

The Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Beer, Wine and Liquor Stores industry remained in high spirits over the five years to 2016, despite having experienced virtually no revenue growth over the period. Due to rising consumer confidence, more consumers have purchased high-margin products such as craft beer, bolstering industry profitability. Furthermore, deregulation of the beer, wine and liquor market in many states has allowed more stores to enter the industry. This trend is a double-edged sword, however, as deregulation has also heightened competition by providing an opening for supermarkets, grocery stores and gas stations to enter the market. Nevertheless, revenue is expected to grow over the next five years as stores generate greater sales of high-margin products... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Over the five years to 2016, the Beer, Wine and Liquor Stores industry benefited from slight deregulation and growth in consumers’ off-premise alcohol consumption. However, the gradual liberalization of state liquor laws has also intensified both internal and external competition. In states that increased the number of available alcohol retail licenses, which allowed more retailers to enter the industry, external industries such as supermarkets were also permitted to sell alcoholic beverages. As a result, deregulation has increased external competition, which has led many operators to lower prices to remain competitive. Revenue growth has been limited over the five years to 2016, with industry revenue expected to increase an annualized 0.5% to $46.9 billion... purchase to read more


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What is the Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores Industry?

Operators in this industry include retail stores specifically licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption off-premises. This industry excludes wholesale, grocery, convenience and gas station stores.

Industry Products
Distilled spirits, brandies and liqueursWineBeer
Industry Activities
Beer retailingWine retailingLiquor retailingCider, mead and other alcoholic beverage retailing

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