BACKGROUNDER: NEW WINONA STORE, 1342 SOUTH SERVICE ROAD, WINONA, ONTARIO
THURSDAY, MARCH 15TH, 2018
● The official opening of the new LCBO store at 1342 South Service Road, in Winona is Thursday, March 15th, at 10:00 a.m.
● This brand-new store will provide convenient and one-stop beverage alcohol service to approximately 40,000 local residents. The area population is expected to increase by six per cent over the next 10 years.
● The 10,000 square-foot store has more than 6,700 square feet of display space. It carries a wide selection of over 1,800 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. It also features a selection of up to 131 VINTAGES premium wines and spirits.
● The store has a prominent Ontario wine display showcasing over 340 Ontario wines, including almost 200 VQA wines.
● It also features 572 linear feet of refrigerated shelving in a beer cold room, which offers a wide 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 complete with ‘dairy doors’ that features over 25 linear feet of refrigerated wine.
● The store’s product mix is the result of market research, matching products and services to local tastes and demographics, and community interests, and includes an assortment of made in Ontario products.
● There are six checkouts, including a customer service counter, a portable tasting bar, the store is wheelchair accessible and has ample free parking.
● There will Be 13 full-time and part-time employees 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.