Raise your glass: Rising disposable income and more establishments will drive industry revenue growth

California has relatively relaxed regulation when it comes to the distribution of alcohol. Since the state enables several different types of businesses to sell beer, wine and liquor, the industry is much more fragmented than other states. Overall, industry growth has been healthy. Per capita alcohol consumption in California and per capita disposable income in California have both been increasing steadily over the past five years. Large-scale operators have started to carve out greater market share as small independent operators have been forced to close down. Millennials being one of the largest age demographics, as more millennials reach the legal drinking age, industry revenue is expected to grow over the five years to 2022...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As more millennials reach the legal drinking age, industry revenue will rise
  • Industry revenue will grow as disposable income and minimum wage increases
  • The number of enterprises is expected to grow at a slightly slower pace than industry revenue
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry for beer, wine and liquor stores in California are considered medium and steady. Onerous state laws, intense competition and high starting costs are all barriers for potential new businesses. While California has more relaxed laws concerning the distribution of the sale of alcohol, the regulations for entering the industry are comparably burdensome.One of the major barriers to entry is obtaining an alcoholic beverage license. The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is in charge of issuing licenses and tightly controls how many licenses are available each year. Many times, applications for liquor licenses can be rejected simply because the desired location of the business has too many liquor licenses in that particular area. For...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California Industry are

  • Close monitoring of competition
  • Use of high volume/low margin strategy
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per Capita Alcohol Consumption in California and Per Capita Disposable Income in California in the Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California Industry?

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

    Industry Products
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Liquor
  • Industry Activities
  • Beer retailing
  • Wine retailing
  • Spirits retailing
  • Cider, mead and other alcoholic beverage retailing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per Capita Alcohol Consumption in California
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in California
  • Total recreation expenditure
  • Excise tax on beer
  • Healthy eating index

  • Current Performance
  • Rising wages
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Rising wages
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beer Wholesaling
  • Breweries
  • Wine & Spirits Wholesaling
  • Wineries

  • Products & Services
  • Wine
  • Liquor
  • Beer
  • Chart: Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 18-44
  • Consumers aged 45-65
  • Consumers aged 65 and older
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Wages
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California Industry

  • BevMo!, Total Wine and More, Keg N Bottle, Vendome Wine and Spirits,
  • Table: BevMo! - financial performance
  • Table: Total Wine and More - financial performance
  • Table: Keg N Bottle - financial performance
  • Table: Vendome Wine and Spirits - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores in California Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Disposable income in California (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Alcoholic Beverages
  • A beverage category that includes beer, wine and liquors.
  • Mom-And-Pop Shop
  • A business that is owned and operated in a single location with few or no employees other than the owner or owners.
  • Off-Premises
  • The purchase of liquor in packaged form (bottles, cans or casks) for consumption at home or anywhere other than the location of purchase.
  • On-Premises
  • The purchase of liquor for immediate consumption.
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