LibDib Names Don Farnworth Vice President of Business Intelligence

Farnworth is promoted to a key leadership position as the three-tier alcohol distributor¬†further advances data analytics capabilities internally and with strategic partner, RNDC San Jose, CA, August 3, 2022ūĎĀčWholesale alcohol distributor, LibDib, today announced that Don Farnworth has been appointed as the company‚Äôs new vice president of business intelligence. Farnworth has been a part of […]

LibDib Highlights Corporate Commitment to Female Empowerment & Growth

LibDib Highlights Corporate Commitment to Female Empowerment & Growth¬† With a female leadership program and a renewed membership in Women of the Vine & Spirits, LibDib seeks to further all women in the industry. San Jose, CA, August 11, 2021 ‚ÄĒ LibDib, today unveiled the company‚Äôs Women‚Äôs Leadership Council, a career-growth and educational group designed […]

Shanken News Daily, News Briefs 7/23/20

Online distributor LibDib has unveiled a new mobile app to serve restaurant, bar, and retail accounts. The app, which is a free download from the Apple store (with an Android version to follow), allows licensed buyers to purchase wine and spirits directly from their mobile device; create weekly, seasonal and special order lists; and receive […]

LibDib Acknowledged for Innovating

Wine Industry Advisor

San Jose, CA, November 14, 2019??LibDibTM, the web-based wholesale alcohol distributor, today announced the company was awarded the ?Rising Star Award for Innovation? at the 2019 Best of Wine Country Awards hosted by San Francisco Magazine and Silicon Valley Magazine. The winners were recognized for their excellence in the community by both the public and […]

A New Era: U.S. wine and spirits wholesalers dive into e-commerce

  E-commerce now accounts for roughly 11% of all retail sales in the U.S., according to the Department of Commerce, and is growing at around 13% annually, far ahead of the broader market. In wine and spirits, retailers have joined the e-commerce trend through delivery providers like Instacart and Drizly, and suppliers have gotten in […]

Market Watch, LibDib Unveils New Flat Rate Shipping Program

MarketWatch

LibDib, the web-based wholesale alcohol distributor, today unveiled LibShip, a new flat rate shipping program that offers competitive pricing and enhanced features to save LibDib Makers time and money. LibShip utilizes FedEx to offer simplified pricing, automated tracking and overall ease of use.

Working with Chains via LibDib

Start-up life is such an interesting animal. Literally, every day is different. Expectations and future plans can change quickly. In California, the LibDib model now includes some chain business.? This is a big change from my initial business plan. By chains I mean retail buyers that have multiple outlets?.at least 10 or more individual stores. […]

Why Treasury Wine Estates? Distribution Overhaul Matters to Everyone

A couple weeks ago I gave a webinar on distribution to members of the American Craft Spirits Association. This group of truly craft producers shined a light on the fact that evolution of the three-tier system is absolutely necessary for their survival. These are small to mid-size distilleries who are producing amazing products but are […]

Be Successful With LibDib

Every day at least three new Makers sign up on LibDib. Not all of them ?go live? right away (due to compliance, waiting for other markets, or just poking around) but most have the same question: Tell me how to be successful using LibDib. LibDib is a different way of looking at distribution. Sometimes it?s […]

Three-Tier Innovations: It?s Now a Little Easier to Drink the Wine You Want

There are lots of great wines being made by small producers all over the U.S. The problem is it?s hard to get your hands on them because of the three-tier distribution system. Happily, because of some innovative business models, we are beginning to get some work-arounds that will help get wines into the hands of […]