Archive for April, 2018

Liquor Barn Returns to Its Local Roots

April 24, 2018

If you’ve ever shopped for beer, wine, or spirits in Kentucky, chances are you’ve visited a Liquor Barn store. It’s the largest independent chain of alcohol retailers in the state and boasts some of the largest and most elaborate bourbon allocations in the world. Founded in 1984, the chain was family-owned until 2009, […]

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Kentucky’s New Retail King

April 24, 2018

Blue Equity is now a dominant force in the Bluegrass State’s retailing scene.  Blue Equity is heavily invested in Kentucky’s beverage alcohol retail industry after purchasing Party Mart in 2015 and Liquor Barn last year. Market Watch caught up with Jonathan Blue, chairman of Blue Equity, to discuss his plans […]

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