Control States

Jeffrey L. Painter Voted Incoming Chair-Elect To NABCA Board

Jeffrey L. Painter, chairman of the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (Virginia ABC), was today voted chair-elect to the NABCA Board of Directors. He will assume responsibilities of this position in May 2017, when...

2nd Annual Best Practices Awards Overall Winner: Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has won our second annual Control State Best Practices Awards. StateWays honors the PLCB for leading the industry in innovation, education and enforcement. All beverage control agencies in the U.S. and Canada were eligible...

How Advances in Store Security Can Benefit Your Business

One of the biggest issues facing beverage retailers, especially those in the small-to-mid size range, is shoplifting. This includes both internal and external theft. While this challenge isn’t new, it also doesn’t appear to be...

Limited Resources, Maximum Results

Photo Above: West Virginia ABCA staff includes Beer Administrator Cindy Clark, Spirits Administrator Kim Hayes, Commissioner Ronald Moats and IT Director Randy Haynes (seated, left to right), as well as General Counsel Anoop Bhasin,...

The Control States Best Practices Awards 2015 Winners

For the first time, control state agencies leading the industry in innovation, education and enforcement are being recognized with the StateWays Control State Best Practices Awards. Each control jurisdiction was eligible to enter any...

Modernizing Michigan

How the MLCC is utilizing technology to drastically improve processes. Andrew J. Deloney’s philosophy of leadership can be summed up in two words: continuous improvement. Since his June 2011 appointment by Governor Rick Snyder to serve...

Committed to Innovation

Tech-savviness is generally a good thing, 
but the agencies that make the most out of technology are ones that not only enhance their internal processes, but also to improve the overall customer experience. The Montana...

Which Products Make the Cut?

Control state agencies regularly revisit questions about the stock in their stores or warehouses. How much space should be devoted to each category, brand or product? And when should they add a new item,...

Caring for the Customer

The theme of this year’s NABCA Annual Conference, held at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, was “Caring for the Customer.” Chosen by NABCA Chairman and Idaho State Liquor Division Director Jeff Anderson, the theme...

More Photos from the NABCA Conference

The July/August issue of StateWays only had so much room for photos of the NABCA's annual conference in Phoenix. Here's a collection of additional images from the event.  

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