Photos of Cork liquor store in Columbus , Ind., Wednesday, July 14 2014. (Photo Alan Petersime)

ABL Announces 2015-2016 Officers

Warren Scheidt of Cork Liquors in Columbus, Indiana Elected ABL President Bethesda, MD –– June 29, 2015 –– At its meeting this June, American Beverage Licensees (ABL) Board of Directors elected Warren Scheidt, owner and operator of 12 Cork Liquors stores in and around Columbus, Indiana, as the 7th President of ABL. Scheidt, who will […]

American Beverage Licensees annual conference offers fresh perspectives, important recognition for retailers

Beverage retailers’ meeting brings together beverage industry in Washington, D.C. Bethesda, MD – June 24, 2014 – American Beverage Licensee members and industry colleagues gathered in the nation’s capital June 7-9 to exchange ideas, discuss challenges and identify solutions at the 13th ABL Annual Conference. Licensees also met with members of Congress and industry leaders to […]

America’s Beverage Retailers Toast Creation of the Congressional Hospitality Caucus

Bipartisan effort will educate legislators about the hospitality industry Bethesda, MD – June 10, 2015 – America’s beer, wine and spirits retailers expressed their support today for the newly-formed Congressional Hospitality Caucus and the heightened awareness it will bring to the hospitality industry. Co-chaired by Representatives Sean Duffy (R-WI) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA), the bipartisan […]

American Beverage Licensees And Intellicheck Mobilisa Partner To Bring Retailers Tools To Reduce Underage Access To Alcohol

Age ID Will Aid Beverage Retailers in Preventing Underage Sales of Alcohol   PORT TOWNSEND, WASHINGTON – June 3, 2015 – Intellicheck Mobilisa, Inc. (NYSE MKT:IDN), a leader in real-time identity authentication and validation solutions and American Beverage Licensees (ABL), the nation’s leading trade association for beer, wine and spirits retailers, announced today that they […]

American Beverage Licensees and Fintech Announce Strategic Partnership

American Beverage Licensees and Fintech Announce Strategic Partnership Partnership provides a secure, affordable way for ABL members to pay for alcohol deliveries electronically May 27, 2015 – Bethesda, MD – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) and Fintech announced today that they are launching a strategic partnership to provide a secure, affordable and hassle-free way for ABL […]

Colorado Cannabis Retailer to Speak at 2015 ABL Annual Conference

Colorado Cannabis Retailer to Speak  at 2015 ABL Annual Conference Denver dispensary operator to share marijuana licensee perspective Bethesda, MD – May 26, 2015 – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) announced today that Stephanie Hopper, Chief Operating Officer at Ballpark Holistic Dispensary in Denver, Colorado will speak at the 2015 ABL Annual Conference on June 8. […]

5 reasons to register for the 2015 ABL Annual Conference.

Need a reason to register for the 2015 ABL Annual Conference in June? Here are 5 great ones! Payment card liability is shifting in October.  Is your business prepared? Whether its swipe fees, new security standards, preventing data breaches, liability shifts or various legal cases, there’s plenty to talk about when it comes to payments […]

Tavern Month

Beer, Wine & Spirits Retailers Celebrate Tavern Month This May

Raise a glass and toast America’s bars and the people who make them great BETHESDA, MD – April 30, 2015 – This May, America’s Beer, Wine and Spirits Retailers are encouraging their colleagues and customers to raise a glass in celebration of Tavern Month. Established in 1953, Tavern Month is supported by American Beverage Licensees […]

Beverage Alcohol Retailers Applaud Passage of Death Tax Repeal Act

Bipartisan bill passes House 240-179; ABL urges action on Senate Legislation April 16, 2015 – Bethesda, MD – America’s beer, wine and spirits retailers applauded the passage today of the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (H.R. 1105) by the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, which was introduced by Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX) in […]


RNC and DNC Spokesmen to Provide Political Update at ABL Annual Conference

DNC’s Mo Elleithee, RNC’s Sean Spicer to Discuss Political Affairs and 2016 Elections Bethesda, MD – April 16, 2015 – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) is excited to announce that Mo Elleithee, Communications Director for the DNC, and Sean Spicer, Chief Strategist & Communications Director for the RNC, will address the ABL Annual Conference on June […]