Beverage Alcohol Retailers Alert State Legislators & Regulators of Liquor Supplier Direct-To-Consumer Push

Beverage Alcohol Retailers Alert State Legislators & Regulators of Liquor Supplier Direct-To-Consumer Push Public Safety, Competition and Vibrant Alcohol Marketplace Hang in the Balance BETHESDA, MD – March 31, 2022 – As the 2022 legislative season continues in state capitals across the country, America’s beer, wine and spirits retailers are alerting state legislators about…

RELEASE: Independent Alcohol Retailers React to Alcohol Industry Competition Report

RELEASE: Independent Alcohol Retailers React to Alcohol Industry Competition Report February 9, 2022 – Bethesda, MD – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) Executive Director John Bodnovich issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s report on competition in the alcohol industry: “The Treasury’s report on alcohol industry competition importantly notes…

ABL Cancels 2021 Annual Meeting in New Orleans

ABL Cancels 2021 Annual Meeting in New Orleans BETHESDA, MD – August 27, 2021 – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) Executive Director John Bodnovich issued the following statement on the cancellation of the 2021 ABL Annual Meeting, scheduled for October 17-18, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana: “After weeks of careful consideration and monitoring of the…

ABL Statement on President-elect Biden’s Coronavirus Economic Plan

ABL Statement on President-elect Biden’s Coronavirus Economic Plan January 15, 2021 BETHESDA, MD – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) Executive Director John Bodnovich issued the following statement regarding President-elect Joe Biden’s announced coronavirus economic plan: “We are encouraged that President-elect Biden understands the need for more federal support of Main Street hospitality businesses and is…