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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 ...

Major City Overwhelmingly Approves Sunday Alcohol Sales

AP | By ERRIN HAINES | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

ATLANTA -- Atlanta voters have overwhelmingly approved Sunday alcohol sales, clearing the way for shoppers to be able to buy liquor as soon as New Yea...

John Celock

Washington State Voters To Vote On Privatizing Liquor Sales

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...