Posts in Beer Retailing category

Forked River Brewing Pushing for Changes to Brewery Retail Store Ruling

By CBN • April 17, 2015

LONDON, ON – While yesterday’s announcement of changes to Ontario’s beer retailing system was welcomed by many of the province’s craft breweries, at least …

More Details on Ontario Beer Retailing Changes

By CBN • April 17, 2015

TORONTO, ON – Following up on yesterday’s Government of Ontario announcement regarding upcoming changes to the province’s beer retail system, here are some further …

Government of Ontario Announces Changes to Beer Retailing System

By CBN • April 16, 2015

TORONTO, ON – In a press conference held earlier today at Queen’s Park, Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne confirmed details of the upcoming changes …

Ontario Craft Brewers Ask Government to Allow Off-Site Retail Stores & Cross-Brewery Sales

By CBN • March 24, 2015

TORONTO, ON – In a statement announced last night and released today, the Ontario Craft Brewers have requested that the Ontario Government expand the …

Beer Sales May Be Coming Soon to Ontario Grocery Stores

By CBN • March 13, 2015

TORONTO, ON – According to a report in today’s Toronto Star, the upcoming Ontario Government budget may open up beer and wine sales to …

Western Convenience Stores Association Asks Saskatchewan Government to Open Up Beer Sales

By CBN • February 9, 2015

REGINA, SK – As part of a government mandated review of Saskatchewan’s alcohol retailing system, the Western Convenience Stores Association (WCSA) has submitted a …

Beer Store Backlash Continues in Ontario with Lawsuits and Government Warnings

By CBN • January 15, 2015

TORONTO, ON – The controversy surrounding Ontario’s Beer Store – the retail beer chain co-owned by Molson Coors, Labatt/AB-InBev and Sleeman/Sapporo – has continued …

Ontario Craft Brewers Skeptical About Beer Store Ownership Offer

By CBN • January 7, 2015

TORONTO, ON – Reaction has come quickly to this morning’s announcement from the Beer Store (TBS) that it would be offering ownership shares to …

The Beer Store Opens Ownership to All Ontario Breweries

By CBN • January 7, 2015

TORONTO, ON – In a surprise move, Ontario’s Beer Store – the retail chain co-owned by Molson Coors, Labatt/AB-InBev and Sleeman/Sapporo – announced this …

Collusion Between LCBO & Beer Store Revealed by Toronto Star

By CBN • December 9, 2014

TORONTO, ON – Details of a long-standing “sweetheart deal” between Ontario’s two alcohol retail chains – the government-owned LCBO and privately-owned Beer Store – …