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FACT SHEET: What is a Cumulative Quantity Discount?
Issue: Massachusetts liquor laws state that retailers must set the price of alcohol beverages above the “invoiced cost”, which they define as the “net cost appearing on the invoice.” This can be thought of as the “sell-above-cost” rule. Essentially this means that liquor stores may not sell any alcohol below the cost they paid for it. This ensures that large discounts or other promotions that would reduce prices considerably for alcoholic beverages are illegal in Massachusett