BACKGROUNDER: RELOCATED HAWKESBURY LCBO STORE 40 – 452 COUNTY RD. 17, HAWKESBURY, ONTARIO
August 21, 2018
● The official opening of the new LCBO store at 40 – 452 County Rd. 17, in Hawkesbury is Tuesday, August 21, at 10:30 a.m.
● The relocated store will provide convenient and one-stop beverage alcohol service to approximately 14,200 local residents.
● The 16,517 square-foot store has nearly 8,350 square feet of display space. It carries a wide selection of 1,740 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. It also features a selection of up to 540 VINTAGES premium wines and spirits.
● The store has a prominent Ontario wine display showcasing over 225 Ontario wines, including almost 150 VQA wines.
● It also features 690 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 18 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 eight checkouts, including a customer service counter, the store is wheelchair accessible and has ample free parking.
● There will be 34 full-time and part-time employees who are trained in product knowledge and responsible service.
● Hours of operation are 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.