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- Talk about your stores and the markets you serve
- How have you seen the bourbon market effect your business?
What's the good what's the bad?
- How does having a very prominent online presence given you an
- Do you see your barrel picks making its way out of state
because of online orders? Do you feel that impacts locals?
- We know allocated items in bourbon are coveted right now. How
are you dealing with this surge? Do you reward continual shoppers,
even online shoppers that are out of state?
- Is there a better way to get products into the hands of
consumers other than the three-tier system?
- Why are there so many law restrictions on shipping alcohol
across state lines? Why can't we have a uniform federal ruling that
allows shipment across state lines?
- This goes into global shipping. For example: A Malt like
Springbank 21 (700 ml) at Masters of Malt retails for $220ish. Even
if I bought only one bottle and paid $40 for ship on the 1 bottle,
it is still cheaper than purchasing the 750 ml US version for
$390ish. Where do you think a savvy consumer would buy? How will US
retail stay competitive in the global marketplace at this
- In an ideal world where you can sell more volume online, what
do you want to see changed?