VANCOUVER, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Liquor Depot and Liquor Barn are bringing one-hour liquor delivery service to Metro Vancouver with Drizly, an on-demand, app-based delivery service for alcohol that allows legal-age users to choose their wine, beer or spirits from the Drizly app. Orders will be delivered to the customer's door within an hour for a flat fee of $4.99.
There are currently seven Liquor Depot/Liquor Barn locations across the Lower Mainland that are supporting the delivery service - Abbotsford, Surrey, Richmond, Burnaby, Point Grey, Coquitlam and Cambie. All products are sold at the same price as in-store retail cost and the app is constantly updated with current inventory. App users must purchase a minimum of $20, but aside from how much can fit in the delivery vehicle, there's no limit on how much customers can purchase. The app is free to download and users can easily find their favourite products through a search bar or by tapping on categories, including beer, wine and liquor. Drizly also lets consumers schedule deliveries when it is most convenient for them. By simply downloading the free Drizly app on iOS, Android or visiting drizly.com, consumers will find a shopping experience that is informative, customized and easy.
Liquor Depot and Liquor Barn launched its first alcohol-delivery service into the Canadian market back in February of 2016 with its entrance into Edmonton and then Calgary later that year. Metro Vancouver proved an attractive market for the service because of its demographic of young professionals accustomed to other popular on-demand services.
"The Liquor Depot and Liquor Barn franchise is built on providing its customers with convenience, innovation and an unparalleled shopping experience," commented Fran Coons, Vice President of Operations, Alcanna. "As a leading liquor retailer in North America, we continuously look for innovative ways to improve our service offering and expanding our partnership with Drizly into Metro Vancouver is the next step in our goal to enhance life's celebrations for all of our customers."
About Alcanna, Liquor Depot and Liquor Barn
Alcanna Inc. (and our predecessor companies) has been a leader in the retail liquor industry since privatization in Alberta in 1993. In September 2004, we went public as an income trust, and in 2010, the company converted to a common issuer with share capital. Alcanna owns and operates 230 retail alcohol stores in Alberta, BC and Alaska under the banners Liquor Depot, Liquor Barn, Wine and Beyond, Deep Discount Liquor and Brown Jug. We also own and operate 5 retail cannabis stores in Alberta under the Nova Cannabis banner.
First launched in 2012, Drizly is the world's largest alcohol marketplace. Drizly is the technology company transforming the way alcohol is shopped, sold and shared online. By combining competitive prices and widest selection online, Drizly delivers an unparalleled shopping experience to users of legal drinking age. With the speed and convenience of on-demand delivery, in-store pickup, or intrastate shipping, customers can easily browse and order their favorites from the Drizly website or mobile app. Backed by world-class institutional investors, the company has raised $32.8 million to date and allows consumers to shop for beer, wine and liquor in 102 markets across the U.S. and Canada.
SOURCE Alcanna Inc.
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