Listing category: "Product To Market"

Unlocking the Potential of Your ShipCompliant Account Can Help Foster Seamless Direct-to-Consumer and Three-Tier Operations

In the past, three-tier and direct-to-consumer channels have often operated independently or have even been viewed as competitive channels, but there is a benefit in having a symbiotic and seamless relationship between them. ShipCompliant helps businesses manage both their direct-to-consumer operations and three-tier reporting and registration compliance simultaneously. Our users tell us they reclaim hours […]

A New State Goes “PRO”

ShipCompliant by Sovos announced on September 19 the newest member of the Product Registration Online (PRO) network, New York. The New York State Liquor Authority (NYSLA) has chosen to partner with PRO to expedite alcohol product registrations online. This solution will digitize registrations and renewals for NYSLA through PRO’s online submission and approval system for […]

TTB Eases Rules for Making Changes to COLA Applications

The federal Trade and Tax Bureau (TTB) recently announced that it will enable a new “Conditionally Approved” status for Certifications of Label Approval (COLA) that will enable a simplified process for suppliers to correct applications with typos, a move that should bring welcome relief to all US beverage alcohol suppliers. Previously, any error in a […]

How to Expand Your Brewery’s Footprint: Craft Beer Distribution Laws and Market Conditions

It’s no secret that the craft beer scene has exploded over the past two decades in the United States. The total volume of beer produced by microbreweries has jumped from around 700,000 barrels in 2004 to nearly 6 million as of 2017, according to our friends over at the Brewers Association. Likewise, the total number […]

Webinar Recap: Routes to Markets with John Hinman

Among the ranks of beverage alcohol attorneys, there are few with the experience and depth of knowledge of John Hinman, founding partner of Hinman & Carmichael based in San Francisco. (Read their Booze Rules blog here.) So it was to our great pleasure that John recently joined us at ShipCompliant by Sovos to give a […]

Sovos Announces Solution to Automate Beverage Alcohol Compliance for Brand Label Registrations

Market Ready enables suppliers to get products to market more efficiently across different states.   May 31, 2018, Napa, Calif. [Sovos GCS ShipCompliant Wine Summit] — Today, at its annual ShipCompliant Wine Summit, Sovos announced the release of Market Ready, a solution that automates compliance tasks and enables beverage alcohol suppliers to get products to […]

Best Practices for Bringing Products to Market

A business that isn’t selling isn’t succeeding–a fact that’s no less true for the beverage alcohol industry. We often hear from suppliers that one of the biggest roadblocks they face in selling is bringing a new product to market. Frequently a disconnect between their internal processes and the regulatory rules surrounding product approval causes a […]