BACKGROUNDER: NEW LCBO STORE, 2803 DUNDAS STREET WEST, TORONTO, ONTARIO
OCTOBER 31, 2017
● The official opening of the new LCBO store at 2803 Dundas Street West in Toronto is Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.
● The new location at 2803 Dundas Street West will provide convenient and one-stop beverage alcohol service to just over 61,800 residents. This population is expected to increase by over10 per cent over the next 10 years.
● This urban store concept enables LCBO to fill service gaps in high-density, fast-growing neighbourhoods, such as this one in the Junction District, with a streamlined store that can be adapted as the needs of the community change.
● The 6,090 square-foot store has more than 3,600 square feet of display space. It carries a selection of more than 1,150 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. It also features a selection of up to 225 VINTAGES premium wines and spirits.
● The store will prominently feature more than 160 Ontario wines, including some 92 VQA wines.
● It features 233 linear feet of refrigerated shelving, which offers a selection of Ontario craft beers as well as other domestic and imported brands, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. There is also a chilled wine section with another 15 feet of linear shelving.
● The store’s product mix is the result of market research, matching products and services to local tastes and demographics, as well as community interests.
● There are four checkouts, and the store is wheelchair accessible.
● There will be twelve full-time and part-time employees, including a Product Consultant who are trained in product knowledge and responsible service.
● Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.