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July 10, 2018
By Consumers First
Measure would bring Massachusetts alcohol policy in line with other states, industries
Boston, Mass. (July 9, 2018) – Consumers First - a coalition of retailers, consumers and other stakeholders in the alcohol beverage industry – urged support today for a measure that w...
June 19, 2018
Check out the shout out to our recent survey in today's Massterlist:
"Survey: Loosen up those alcohol laws, please
As for the state’s already established liquor industry, Consumer First, a group backed by Total Wine & More, is touting a new online survey that shows an ov...
June 14, 2018
Massachusetts consumers overwhelmingly support a variety of measures to update the Commonwealth’s alcohol laws in a way that promotes value.
March 1, 2018
Have all of your most mystifying questions about how Massachusetts regulates beer, wine and spirits answered.
December 28, 2017
Colin A. Young, State House News Service
The Massachusetts Alcohol Task Force has released their recommendations, and among them is a call for higher taxes on commonwealth consumers.
Dan Adams, Boston Globe
Read the major proposed changes to Massachusetts alcohol law by the government-appointed task force.
November 6, 2017
Katie Lannan, State House News Service
A bill the House passed last Wednesday would let pub brewers sell bottles for off-premises consumption on Sundays and holidays.
October 13, 2017
Ed Cooper, Vice President of Public Affairs at Total Wine & More sat down with the folks at Commonwealth Magazine to discuss how the major alcohol retailer is modernizing the package store business.
"Since the end of Prohibition in 1933, the alcohol industry has been r...
September 27, 2017
As a major reforms to Massachusetts’ Alcohol laws work their way through targeted working groups and the legislature, David Trone, co-owner of Total Wine & More, is not only proposing a way forward, he’s presenting a full case study.
Informally referred to as the “21st...
David Trone, co-owner of Maryland-based Total Wine & More, is leading a paradigm shift in his company’s package stores.
Informally referred to as the “21st century package store”, these changes aim to transform the package store industry to fit the needs of the modern c...
CLIP: MassterList Gives a Shout out to the Consumers First Survey
CLIPS: New Boston Globe Story Highlights Consumers First Statewide Campaign
May 21, 2017
RELEASE: Consumers First Coalition Urges Support for ‘Speliotis Amendment’ Allowing Alcohol Retailers to issue Coupons Directly to Consumers
WHITE PAPER: Cumulative Quantity Discounts
May 3, 2017