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January 10, 2013

New strategies for liquor stores in Washington

  • Those who took over former state stores find it tough to compete with national chains and their own distributors.
    Yakima Herald-Republic

    YAKIMA — Kristen Clark doesn't sugarcoat her thoughts on business at Liquor and More.

    “We're still here,” said Clark, who managed the former state contract liquor store before taking ownership in September. “But (hard) alcohol is not a stand-alone product you can have a business on.”

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