Archive for the ‘Business Tips for Wine Shop Owners’ Category

What Does Netflix Have to do with Your Wine Sho

July 18th, 2017

It might not seem that the video giant that’s upending the world of TV and movies would have much to do with your wine shop, but it does.

Technology and Beverage Alcohol La

July 11th, 2017

Technology outpaces the law everywhere else, so why not in the wine and liquor business?

Direct-to-Consumer Wine Sales Is Not Going Aw

June 27th, 2017

You can stick your head in the sand as a main street retail wine shop, but that’s not going to change what’s going on above ground. Direct-to-consumer sales are here and they’re growing.

Is Traditional Wine Retail Dyin

June 20th, 2017

Could be. If so, it’s a slow death, since we’re all still here and the article asking this question is something I unearthed from 2015! This isn’t a story of big box retailers, online behemoths, and supermarket chains eating our … Continue reading

Insurance Coverage and a Strict No-Peacock Poli

June 13th, 2017

Your wine shop is covered for peacock intrusion, right?    

Wine and Politics – (A GSM Classi

June 6th, 2017

As we learn that normal people – meaning people not in the Washington, DC bubble – are rescheduling meetings and arranging viewing parties for James Comey’s testimony later this week, I’m reminded of an old GSM post. It got a … Continue reading

Retail Wine Strategy: Competing On Price is a Mista

May 30th, 2017

You may think you are competing on price in your retail wine shop, but your customers know otherwise.

Are You A Wine Exper

May 23rd, 2017

As a wine shop owner, you better be a wine expert or your chances of attracting and keeping your best customers is severely limited.

Handling Theft in Your Retail Wine Sh

May 16th, 2017

Honor among thieves may be the first rule of retail theft, but apparently the second is real men don’t steal pink wine.

Climate Change, Other Big Shifts, and How They Affect Your Wine Sh

May 9th, 2017

At Vinexpo this June in France, will include a panel of experts discussing climate change and its effect on the wine industry. What should that mean to you and your local wine shop?