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You Will Need
- Liquor license
- National and regional liquor sales numbers
- Federal license (optional)
- Expediter (optional)
Locate the ABC
Locate the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control in your state to get a liquor license.
Ask about eligibility
Ask the Alcohol Beverage Control office for eligibility requirements, and provide the office with the necessary information and materials. Requirements can even include taking a beverage server training course.
Check zoning regulations
Check the local zoning regulations to make sure the sale of alcohol is allowed in the area.
Buy a liquor license
Buy an existing liquor license through a broker. Shop around to various brokers to find one with the most experience in buying and selling licenses.
Pay any necessary taxes on the sale of alcohol if it is required by your state or local government.
Get information on potential customers
Contact national and regional alcohol suppliers to get information on what potential customers in your area prefer to drink.
Set up the selection
Arrange your alcohol selection to fit with your customer's demands, and successfully sell alcohol in your store.