Where are our beer caves? Convenience stores want US-style alcohol sales

 In Australia, Costco, NewZealand
US retailing giant Costco is appealing a court decision blocking it from selling alcohol at its new Adelaide store, as the government is urged to review restrictions on supermarkets.
Australia’s complicated alcohol retail market is under the spotlight after the Harper review into competition policy said restrictions preventing supermarkets from selling liquor "impede competition".
Australia’s No.1 supermarket, Woolworths, and industry association the Australian Hotels Association last year successfully objected to Costco’s bid for a "Special Circumstances Licence" in SA.  Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…

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