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2014-08-20 12:23:13

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The lack of competition in Ontario's system for alcoholic beverage retailing causes higher prices for consumers and foregone government revenue, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Uncorking a Strange Brew: The Need for More Competition in Ontario's Alcoholic Beverage Retailing System," authors Paul R. Masson and Anindya Sen call for a more competitive system in alcoholic beverage retailing in Ontario, which would result in increased...

2010-07-07 07:30:00

Stock Market Symbols GIB.A (TSX) GIB (NYSE) www.cgi.com/newsroom TORONTO, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CGI Group Inc. (TSX: GIB.A; NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, announced today that it has entered into a 7 year, multi-million dollar IT outsourcing contract with The Beer Store (TBS), the primary distribution and sales channel for beer in Ontario, headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario. This new agreement establishes...

2009-08-12 07:10:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The day when craft beer enthusiasts can get the craft beer brands they want at the locations they want them may be very close at hand. BeerPetitions.com, a new website launched this week, aims to empower craft beer drinkers to centralize their beer demands online so that local retail establishments will know the beer brands their customers want to purchase. This web tool will change how retail establishments choose beer brands and could dramatically...

2009-04-20 10:21:33

Sales of alcoholic beverages in Canada increased 2.2 percent to 58.8 million gallons in the year ending March 31, 2008, Statistics Canada reported Monday. Beer stores and agencies sold $8.6 billion worth of beer in 2007-2008, up 2.4 percent from the previous year, but the agency noted beer's market dominance is shrinking. In 1993, beer accounted for 53 percent of dollar sales, spirits 29 percent and wine 18 percent. By 2008, beer's share had declined to 46 percent, spirits slipped to 25...

2008-08-28 12:01:06

To: RETAILING EDITORS Contact: Grant Monahan of Hoosiers for Beverage Choices, +1-317- 847-3459, info@beveragechoices.com INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A price survey conducted this week in over 200 Indiana communities by Hoosiers for Beverage Choices showed Indiana consumers are routinely forced to pay extra for the privilege of buying their beer cold at liquor stores. "Working men and women who want to enjoy the Labor Day holiday weekend with a cold beer should not be...

2008-08-06 06:00:33

By Rob Kasper, The Baltimore Sun Aug. 6--Beer rules. It is the alcoholic beverage we Americans say we drink most often, besting wine, its closest competitor, by double digits. That was my take after reading the 2008 Gallup Poll of consumption habits, released last week. It found that 42 percent of the U.S. drinkers surveyed said they most often consumed beer, compared with 31 percent who picked wine and 23 percent who preferred spirits. Not so long ago, the same poll had beer playing...

2008-07-29 00:00:32

By Jeff Barnard BEND, Ore. - Tucked in a corner at the Deschutes Brewery, barrels that once aged fine wines and whiskeys are nurturing beverages that are challenging drinkers to think of beer more like wine. High-alcohol brews like Black Butte XX and The Abyss, known in the trade as big or extreme beers, are among many craft beers that are grabbing a growing market share in the United States from their mass-produced and heavily advertised counterparts. Even at prices ranging from $4 to...


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