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Alcohol Sales

Buying Liquor Could Get Way Easier

Pew's Stateline | Elaine S. Povich | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Behind Americans' $162 Billion Alcohol Tab

Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics

Cheers! Alcohol in America is big business. We spent $162 billion buying beer, wine and liquor in 2011. That's in line with a generally steady incline...

Good News For Drinkers!

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 12.05.2012 | Money

Cheers! As the economy begins to rise from the depths of the deepest U.S. recession since World War II, more Americans are having a beer after work, o...

Walmart Campaigns To Sell Alcohol In Dry Home-County

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home

By Suzi Parker LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 23 (Reuters) -- A campaign backed by two Walmart heirs seeking to allow retail alcohol sales in ...

John Celock

Washington State Voters To Vote On Privatizing Liquor Sales | John Celock | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

Washington State voters are being asked to consider privatizing the state's alcohol sales system during Tuesday's election. A year after a similar ...

Alcohol Sales Bounce Back Despite (Or Because Of?) Unemployment

Posted 08.09.2011 | Home

When sales of alcohol plummeted 9% in 2009, FiveThirtyEight statistician Nate Silver said that it meant that the booze industry was "no-longer recessi...