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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

IBISWorld’s Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$47bn
Annual Growth 11-16
0.5%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
167,189
Businesses
40,406
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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry in the Beer, Wine and Liquor Stores industry include stringent state laws, competition and high initial costs. Additionally, state law requires industry operators to apply for licenses to sell alcohol. In 18 states, the government is directly involved in the retail sale of liquor by operating through a small number of selected stores or through government-owned stores.

Every retail dealer is required to register their business with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Retailers may not sell any alcohol to another retailer for resale until they obtain a basic permit as issued by the TTB... 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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