CONSUMERS FIRST.

IT'S TIME MASS ALCOHOL LAWS WORKED WITH CONSUMERS, NOT AGAINST THEM.

IT'S TIME MASS ALCOHOL LAWS WORKED FOR CONSUMERS, NOT AGAINST THEM.

Read about Total Wine and More's victory in the fight to guarantee consumers fair and reasonable prices below. You can also read this story in the Boston Globe here.


"A Boston judge has ruled that Massachusetts alcohol retailers can legally sell booze at deep discounts...

June 29, 2017

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 liqu...

June 9, 2017

 Yesterday, Ed Cooper, Vice President for Public Affairs of Total Wine & More made the case for giving consumers a seat at the table before the Alcohol Task Force. He reiterated the need to stop burdening consumers with unnecessary costs, and work towards establishing...

May 26, 2017

BOSTON, MA – MAY 26, 2017 – Total Wine & More today announced the start of a new statewide information and awareness campaign to support sensible changes to update and modernize the laws governing the sale of beer, wine and spirits in Massachusetts.

The Consumers First...

May 21, 2017

Below is a recent story from the Boston Globe, discussing Total Wine's legislative advocacy for consumers in other states, and the formation of the Consumer's First project to modernize alcohol laws in Massachusetts. Here is a snippet, with a link to the full article b...

May 3, 2017

Below is a white paper from Total Wine & More recommending an important change to Mass alcohol laws: allowing alcohol retailers to pass on discounts from buying in bulk to their consumers. If they get a discount, shouldn't you?

Re: Cumulative Quantity Discounts

Dear Memb...

May 3, 2017

Below is a White Paper that Total Wine and More submitted to the Alcohol Task Force recommending a common sense fix that will foster better relationships between alcohol retailers and their customers, all while saving those customers money: 

Dear Members of the Alcohol...

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RELEASE: Consumers First Coalition Urges Support for ‘Speliotis Amendment’ Allowing Alcohol Retailers to issue Coupons Directly to Consumers

July 10, 2018

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WHITE PAPER: Cumulative Quantity Discounts

May 3, 2017

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