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

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Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44531 | Oct 2014

On the rocks: Increasing competition and consequent consolidation will restrict industry 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.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 2014, despite some initial recessionary turbulence at the beginning of the period. Due to a fall in discretionary income in 2009, many consumers curbed their alcohol purchases for consumption at bars and restaurants. Instead, many individuals purchased alcoholic beverages at wine, beer and liquor stores, which has buoyed revenue growth. In the coming years, disposable income is anticipated to grow, bolstering consumer confidence and increasing attendance at restaurants and bars that typically sell alcohol at high markups. Therefore, as more consumers drink alcoholic beverages on these premises, demand for liquor stores will decrease... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The industry is most heavily concentrated in the most densely populated regions and cities, particularly in the Mid-Atlantic, which comprises 24.2% of total establishments. Within the region, New York accounts for 8.5% of total establishments and trails only California (11.6%) with the largest percentage of industry establishments. Additionally, the Southeast and Great Lakes regions are heavily concentrated with industry establishments, and account for 17.9% and 15.4% of total establishments, respectively. Relatively large establishments, in terms of employment and revenue, tend to be located in the Mid-Atlantic region. Nonetheless, the industry is small business oriented, with 68.0% of establishments employing four or fewer people... purchase to read more


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What is the Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores Industry?

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

Industry Products
LiquorWineBeerFoodTobacco productsSoft drinks
Industry Activities
Beer retailingWine retailingLiquor retailing

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