Monthly archive for December 2018

Benchmarking Your Liquor Store

Benchmarks provide an important input to business planning and a baseline for you to compare your liquor store against the industry as a whole. In summer 2018, ABLE BC collected data from their membership to start creating an economic snapshot of BC’s private liquor industry. They surveyed private liquor store members and non-members to help develop KPIs or benchmarks for your business, based on store size, customer demographics, and region. Surveys were sent electronically and by mail to private liquor stores across the province.

Special Event Permit Changes in BC

There have been a number of changes to Special Event Permits (SEP) in BC. Effective February 1, 2019, permittees holding a large public special event, which is not of a charitable purpose and has 500…