BACKGROUNDER: NEW LCBO STORE IN OTTAWA (HINTONBURG) - 987 WELLINGTON STREET WEST
March 6, 2014 10:12 ET
● New store offers improved convenience and service to residents of Hintonburg, bringing the total number of stores in the Ottawa market to 35.
● Official opening of the new store is Thursday, March 6, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.
● The new 5,700 square-foot Wellington Street West store has a selection of more than 1,200 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails, coolers and beverage gift packs. It has approximately 200 VINTAGES premium wines and spirits.
● It has a prominent Ontario wines display at the front of the store showcasing about 265 Ontario wines, including nearly 200 VQA wines. Many chilled wines are available.
● The population of this area is expected to increase by 12 per cent over the next 10 years.
● The store’s product mix is the result of market research, matching products and services to local tastes and demographics, and community interests.
● The store has three checkouts and is wheelchair accessible.
● There are nine full-time and part-time employees who are trained in product knowledge and responsible service, as well as one Product Consultant.
● Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 12:00 noon. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.