The program aims to make buying booze, beer and groceries a one-stop trip.
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One Million Dollars and a Whole Lot of Stupid Later, LCB Finally Pulls the Plug on Its Wine Kiosk Program
At long last the state has decided to call it "Game Over."
The state's audit shows the kiosk program is wasteful and a complete failure.
Wal-Mart's plans deliver yet another sharp blow to the LCB and its troubled wine vending machine program.
Turzai unearthed an LCB internal memo that recommended that the booze board not get tangled up with the wine kiosks.
The machine's makers are into the state for $1 million.
For its just concluded fiscal year, the state-run booze board reports record sales.
House Republicans appear to be caving to union pressure and giving the booze authority what ti wants.
The liquor board's chairman cited the soft economy for his decision to keep prices on booze as is.
There really isn't any good news to report about the LCB's dismal, costly and potentially life-threatening experiment.
Wegmans announced its ending its participation in the PLCB's wine kiosk program.
The critically panned program will begin testing sales of spirits in the months to come.
When it comes to their wine kiosks, the LCB believes that if first you don't succeed, try, try again.
Plus wonky weather could drive up food costs, and an organic vending industry is growing, all in our morning news roundup.
So much for the "high tech" wine dispensing machines bringing the state-run liquor control board into the 21st Century.
The union alleges that the state's liquor control board is too closely connected to the liquor industry to fight underage drinking in a meaningful way, especially when its puts a wine dispensing machine on a college campus.
Wine sales during the pilot program surpassed projections by 20 to 30 percent.
Plus McDonald's banks on beef-up beverage line for a better bottom line, and Chuck Schumer calls for crack down on malt beverages targeted at children all in our morning news roundup.
The consensus is, the kiosks are likely the stupidest things ever imagined.
PLCB to Center City: Suck It!