Category: Sales

Illinois liquor control commission adopts new of value regulations for the alcohol industry
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Are you ready for Illinois’s new of value regulations for manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of beer, wine, and spirits?

The Illinois Liquor Control Commission has adopted new regulations governing and addressing of value standards for the beer, wine, and spirits industry. The new...

Craft beer freshness dates craft beer stale beer craft beer rotation Byrne v. Hayes Beer Distributing Company Illinois Court Beer distribution decision regarding rotating fresh craft beer for stale beer and penalizing employee drives for craft beer distributors who done rotate stocks of beer.
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Illinois court renews drivers’ challenge to beer distributor’s program of deducting cost of stale beer left on shelves from drivers’ commissions – distributor’s arguments claim stale beer rotation is a health/safety/welfare issue.

It’s great to see a distributor living up to its distribution agreement obligations – rotating out stale beer for fresh beer (if this isn’t...

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What proposals are made in the TTB’s new rulemaking on labeling and advertising of wine, distilled spirits and malt beverages? (New TTB advertising and labeling rules Part 2)

As promised, we’re going to be diligently making our way through the TTB’s “Notice No. 176” – the “Modernization of the Labeling and Advertising...

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A blow to three-tiers. 7th Circuit sides with expansion of Granholm – allowing lawsuit challenging Illinois’s ban on direct shipping of liquor, beer, and spirits from out-of-state retailers.

“The Amendment gives states the power to structure their liquor distribution systems; it does not give states that adopt one structure over another outsized...