Alcohol Beverages Pricing

Wholesale Pricing Practices and Restrictions

Laws restricting the wholesale price of alcoholic beverages.

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Changes Over Time for Wholesale Pricing Practices and Restrictions
Jurisdiction Date Range Beverage Type Control Volume Discounts Minimum Markup Maximum Discount Post and Hold Minimum Hold Period (in days) Retailer Credit Maximum Credit Period (in days) Citations
Colorado (267)

Wholesalers may not sell below cost.

1/1/2003 - 8/5/2003Beer Yes No 1 Citations
Colorado (112)

Beginning on January 1, 2017, a liquor-licensed drugstore shall not purchase alcohol beverages on credit.

Wholesalers may not sell below cost.

8/6/2003 - 1/1/2020Beer Yes Yes307 Citations
Colorado (319)

Wholesalers may not sell below cost.

1/1/2003 - 8/5/2003Wine Yes No 1 Citations
Colorado (163)

Beginning on January 1, 2017, a liquor-licensed drugstore shall not purchase alcohol beverages on credit.

Wholesalers may not sell below cost.

8/6/2003 - 1/1/2020Wine Yes Yes307 Citations
Colorado (371)

Wholesalers may not sell below cost.

1/1/2003 - 8/5/2003Spirits Yes No 1 Citations
Colorado (214)

Beginning on January 1, 2017, a liquor-licensed drugstore shall not purchase alcohol beverages on credit.

Wholesalers may not sell below cost.

8/6/2003 - 1/1/2020Spirits Yes Yes307 Citations