Founders beers will soon be making their way around Chicago on new trucks. The brewery is leaving its current distributor, Louis Glunz Beer Inc, for Lakeshore Beverage.
The sale of Illinois distributor City Beverage is one step closer to finality as the Illinois Liquor Control Commission sits down to discuss the deal today.
The Illinois Liquor Control Commission holds its final meeting of 2013. Will the proposed buyout of distributor City Beverage be taken up?
A family in Tennessee and an investment group in Chicago are teaming up to buy wholesalers City Beverage and River North — creating a powerhouse Anheuser-Busch distribution chain.
A discussion about the relationship between brewer and distributor is on tap at today’s Illinois Liquor Control Commission meeting.
With a few flicks of a pen today, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed HB 2606 into law effectively ending Anheuser-Busch’s minority ownership — and majority control — over distributor City Beverage. The legislation, approved overwhelmingly by the Illinois House and Senate during the spring legislative session, would prohibit a brewer from owning a distributor. Introduced in February, the bill specifically …
Legislation prohibiting a brewer from owning a distributor in Illinois, effectively ending Anheuser-Busch’s reign over City Beverage, is headed to the governor’s desk.
On Wednesday the Illinois Senate Executive Committee unanimously approved bills impacting homebrewing in Illinois as well as legislation prohibiting a brewer from owning a distributor in the state.
Global brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev’s decision to relinquish its ownership interest in an Illinois distributor all but paved the way for the Illinois House to pass a bill prohibiting a brewer from owning a distributor.
The deadline to pass bills out of the Illinois House is upon us. State Representative Frank Mautino (D-Spring Valley) pledged HB 2606 would be called for a vote by the 19th, so today is the day. Follow along as we live-blog the legislative action.