BACKGROUNDER: LCBO OPENS RELOCATED RIDEAU CENTRE STORE, 50 RIDEAU STREET, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
October 20, 2015
● The official opening of the relocated Rideau Centre LCBO store is Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 10 a.m.
● The new location at 50 Rideau St. in Unit 103A will provide convenient and one-stop beverage alcohol service to more than 46,800 area residents.
● The 3,500+ square-foot store has more than 2,100 square feet of display space.
● This new store carries a wide selection of more than 640 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. It also features a selection of more than 50 VINTAGES premium wines and spirits.
● The store has a prominent Ontario wine display showcasing about 100 Ontario wines, including some 45 VQA wines.
● It has a chilled wine section that features12 linear feet of shelving and also more than 90 linear feet of fridge space for Ontario craft beers, as well as other domestic and imported brands, and ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers.
● 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 13 full-time and part-time employees who are trained in product knowledge and responsible service.
● Hours of operation are Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday11 a.m. to 6 p.m.