Article Date 19/02/2021

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7-Eleven plan to sell beer, wine for in-store consumption no threat to restaurants: Business expert

Source National Post

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven's announcement that it wants to sell wine and beer to consume in its Ontario stores has surprised business owners and experts alike, and stoked concerns for the future of a restaurant industry still recovering from COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

The chain announced on Wednesday that it had submitted 61 applications for a licence to sell beer and wine for in-store consumption, which if approved, could put their stores on par with restaurants and bars.

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