BACKGROUNDER: RELOCATED, EXPANDED CONCORD STORE, 2181 STEELES AVE. W., UNIT 17, CONCORD, ONTARIO
June 28, 2016
● The official opening of the new, relocated Concord LCBO store is Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10 a.m.
● The new location at 2181 Steeles Ave. W. in Unit 17 will provide convenient and one-stop beverage alcohol service to more than 134,000 area residents.
● The relocated 12,000 square-foot store has almost 6,000 square feet of display space.
● This new store carries a wide selection of some 1,900 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. It also features a VINTAGES section with about 180 different premium wines and spirits, more than double the former store’s offering.
● The store has a prominent Ontario wine display showcasing more than 280 Ontario wines, including some 145 VQA wines.
● It has a chilled wine section that features 37.5 linear feet of shelving and also more than 580 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 six checkouts and is wheelchair accessible.
● The store’s employees are trained in product knowledge and responsible service.
● Hours of operation are Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.