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
CO (Colorado)

Wholesalers may not sell below cost.

1/1/2003 - 8/5/2003Beer Yes No 2 Citations
CO (Colorado)

Wholesalers may not sell below cost.

1/1/2003 - 8/5/2003Wine Yes No 2 Citations
CO (Colorado)

Wholesalers may not sell below cost.

1/1/2003 - 8/5/2003Spirits Yes No 2 Citations
CO (Colorado)

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 - 1/1/2018Beer Yes Yes306 Citations
CO (Colorado)

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 - 1/1/2018Wine Yes Yes306 Citations
CO (Colorado)

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 - 1/1/2018Spirits Yes Yes306 Citations