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

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Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44531 | Nov 2015

Drink up: Deregulation and increased demand for premium products will boost profit

IBISWorld’s Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 2015, 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

IBISWorld expects continued demand for specialized liquor stores in most communities throughout the country. While industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy, is anticipated to increase at an annualized rate of 1.2% during the 10 years to 2020, GDP is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2.2%, over the same period. The industry's relatively slow IVA growth in comparison to overall US GDP reflects the mature nature of the Beer, Wine and Liquor Stores industry.

The Beer, Wine and Liquor Stores industry will grow at a slow rate due to other external operators, such as wholesalers and grocery stores, intensifying their alcoholic beverage sales... 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 liqueursWineBeerTobacco and smoking accessories
Industry Activities
Beer retailingWine retailingLiquor retailingCider, mead and other alcoholic beverage retailing

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