BACKGROUNDER : NEW SCARBOROUGH LCBO STORE , 420 PROGESS AVENUE, TORONTO, ONTARIO
OCTOBER 2, 2019
● The official opening of the new LCBO store in Scarborough is Wednesday, October 2 at 9:30 a.m.
● This brand-new store will provide convenient and one-stop beverage alcohol service to nearly 127,000 community members. The population is expected to grow 13 per cent over the next 10 years.
● The 10,850 square-foot store has nearly 7,135 square feet of display space. It carries a wide selection of 1,950 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. It also features a selection of up to 100 VINTAGES premium wines and spirits.
● The store has a prominent Ontario wine display showcasing over 260 Ontario wines, including 120 VQA wines.
● It also features a walk-in beer cold room with 642 linear feet of refrigerated shelving, 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 that features 38 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 5 checkouts, the store is wheelchair accessible and has ample free parking.
● There are 15 full-time and part-time employees who are trained in product knowledge and responsible service.
● Hours of operation are Monday to Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
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