Supply Chain Updates
28 Jul 2021
Supply Chain Optimization Initiatives

The LCBO is proud to work together with our agents and suppliers to provide Ontarians with a vast se...

General Updates
27 Jul 2021
Spirit of Sustainability: Good Partner Resources

As you know, LCBO’s social impact platform Spirit of Sustainability (SoS) exists to support the prov...

Product calls
22 Jul 2021
Changes to the Destination Collection Product Ordering Process & Summer ...

The Destination Collection Program has succeeded in its goal of bringing increased product selection...

Product calls
22 Jul 2021
Ontario Small Distiller Direct-to-Store Delivery Program Product Needs ...

In order to plan the releases of new Ontario Small Distillers Direct Delivery products more efficien...

Staffing Updates
12 Jul 2021
Updates to LCBO’s Wholesale Services Leadership Team

I’m pleased to announce some updates with LCBO’s Supply Chain & Wholesale division which serve to st...

Staffing Updates
08 Jul 2021
Beer, Cider & Ready-to-Drink Staffing Update

Lesley Morgan will be on maternity leave as of July 28th and I’m excited to wish her well....

Product calls
04 Jul 2021
New Grocery Product Call – Existing LCBO SKU’s

A new Grocery product call has been created in NISS for existing LCBO SKU’s, #3298 Existing Eligible...

Retail Updates
28 Jun 2021
LCBO and Reopening Ontario – Regions remaining in Phase 1

Last week, LCBO announced its plans to enter Step 2 of the government’s Roadmap to Reopen as of Wedn...

Promo Programs Updates
28 Jun 2021
Value Add deliveries to the new Trillium facility

Effective immediately, all P6 and future e-commerce kit value adds must be delivered to the Trillium...

Retail Updates
24 Jun 2021
LCBO and Reopening Ontario – Step 2

As you know, based on the vaccination rate and key public health and heath care indicators, Ontario ...

General Updates
13 Jun 2021
Ratification of LCBO/OPSEU Collective Agreement

Over the past couple of months, negotiations took place between LCBO and OPSEU (Ontario Public Servi...

Supply Chain Updates
31 May 2021
LCBO Supply Chain Update: Monitoring global trends & inventory ...

As we head into the summer season, the LCBO continues to closely monitor considerations facing the i...

General Updates
26 May 2021
New NISS Field for New Vendor Set-up

A field has been added to NISS applications on the ‘Product’ tab for Vendor Lead-time....

Retail Updates
26 May 2021
LCBO Retail Operations Updates

Earlier this Spring, we re-aligned LCBO’s Retail Districts to ensure the most efficient retail suppo...

A Message from LCBO President & CEO
16 May 2021
LCBO Leadership Update: Vanda Provato appointed Chief Marketing & ...

Recently, I shared with you that the LCBO created a Chief Marketing & Digital Officer to act as a ke...

Product calls
16 May 2021
NISS Call ID #3296: De-Alcoholized Spirits

In an effort to capture the increased consumer interest in and to align with future 2021/22 LCBO pro...

General Updates
13 May 2021
Trade Day 2021 Presentations

On behalf of the LCBO, thank you for attending the first ever Virtual Trade Day! We hope you enjoyed...

A Message from LCBO President & CEO
11 May 2021
LCBO signs the BlackNorth Initiative CEO Pledge

Through the LCBO’s Diversity & Inclusion strategy and the Spirit of Sustainability, we are committed...

Awards and Recognition
06 May 2021
2021 Elsie Awards: A Message from LCBO President & CEO George Soleas

It is a pleasure to share the 2021 Elsie award recipients. While this year was LCBO’s first virtual...

Staffing Updates
28 Apr 2021
Destination Collection Staffing Update

We are pleased to welcome Julie Hauser back to the team. Effective immediately, Julie has resumed he...

Quality Assurance Updates
28 Apr 2021
Formal Label Review Submission - Updates to Support New Label ...

The Canadian food safety regulations are evolving and modernizing to better protect consumers. Food ...

General Updates
15 Apr 2021
Virtual Elsie Awards 2021

Invitation to Trade to the Virtual Elsie Awards 2021....

General Updates
15 Apr 2021
Virtual Trade Day 2021

Invitation to Trade to the 2021 Virtual Trade Day....

Pricing Updates
14 Apr 2021
Weekly Beer Submission Process and Form Change

The LCBO will be making a minor change to the current weekly beer submission process impacting all d...

Product calls
13 Apr 2021
2021-22 Sales Targets for LCBO Wines, Spirits, Beer & Vintages

With the LCBO’s sales objectives and strategic initiatives in mind, we have prepared the annual sale...

Product calls
11 Apr 2021
RTD Product Call Revised Deadline

The deadline for the 2021 Ready-to-Drink product call for Cooler and Premixed has been revised. ...

Staffing Updates
11 Apr 2021
New World and Ontario Wines Team Update

I am pleased to announce that Laura Ruffolo will be taking on a new opportunity within the wines tea...

Supply Chain Updates
11 Apr 2021
Classics PO Cutting Schedule April 2021

Classics PO Cutting Schedule April 2021...

General Updates
29 Mar 2021
LCBO Structure Update

The departments that make up what is currently LCBO’s Chief Customer Office play a critical role in ...

Supply Chain Updates
28 Mar 2021
LCBO Supply Chain & Wholesale Update: Juan Lastra appointed VP, ...

It is with great pleasure that I announce an exciting update to LCBO’s Supply Chain & Wholesale (SC&...

Product calls
23 Mar 2021
Destination Collection Spring 2021 Product Calls – submissions accepted ...

We are pleased to provide you with the Spring 2021 Destination Collection Product Needs Schedule out...

Supply Chain Updates
15 Mar 2021
Standard freight rates - April 2021

These rates are applied to products sold through the VINTAGES and Specialty Services channels and wi...

Supply Chain Updates
09 Mar 2021
Vintages Releases May 29, 2021 to Aug 7, 2021

The summer is a very busy season for LCBO supply chain operations and, as always, we are proactively...

Supply Chain Updates
02 Mar 2021
An LCBO Supply Chain Update

Like you, the LCBO has been closely monitoring the multiple considerations facing the international ...

General Updates
02 Mar 2021
Sale of Data Subscription Renewal Reminder

The LCBO’s Sale of Data (SOD) program is available to Agents and enables subscribers to electronical...

Product calls
28 Feb 2021
Vintages Fall/Winter Product Call

We are pleased to provide you with the Fall/Winter 2021 Product Needs Schedule outlining opportuniti...

Pricing Updates
26 Feb 2021
PRICING/ACCOUNTING CURRENCY RATES

Current Currency Rates...

Staffing Updates
25 Feb 2021
New World Wines Staffing Update

Effective February 24, 2021 Vincent Filhol, Product Manager, New World Wines (USA/North America excl...

General Updates
22 Feb 2021
2021 Elsie Awards Nomination Information

The LCBO is pleased to welcome nomination submissions from our Trade Partners for this year’s Elsie ...

Pricing Updates
18 Feb 2021
Excise Update Effective April 1, 2021 - with COSD Reminder

On April 1, 2021, the Federal Excise Tax will increase based on the consumer price index. This incre...

General Updates
18 Feb 2021
LCBO Trade Day & Elsie Awards Save the Date

We’re excited to announce that Trade Day and the Elsie Awards are going virtual this year!...

General Updates
12 Feb 2021
Spirit of Sustainability – Good Partner Collaboration

Through Spirit of Sustainability, our social impact platform, the LCBO is committed to championing e...

Pricing Updates
04 Feb 2021
Excise COSD Effective April 1 2021

On April 1, 2021, the Federal Excise Tax will increase based on the consumer price index. ...

Staffing Updates
28 Jan 2021
European Wines Staffing Update

I am pleased to announce the following change within the Merchandising team.......

Staffing Updates
26 Jan 2021
LCBO Merchandising Division Update

I am pleased to announce the following changes within the Merchandising team......

Promo Programs Updates
26 Jan 2021
Napa Valley Special Offer

VINTAGES announces plans for a special offer featuring wines from Napa Valley......

Staffing Updates
20 Jan 2021
LCBO Organizational Update

As part of our commitment to keeping our valued Trade partners updated, I would like to share with y...

Promo Programs Updates
19 Jan 2021
Updated Promotional Programing Fall FY21/22

Please see the downloadable files below with updated information from the Fall 21/22 Promotion......

Product calls
15 Jan 2021
Wines, Spirits & Beer Product Needs FY21-22

Providing you with the FY21-22 schedules of LCBO WINES, SPIRITS, BEER & CIDER AND RTD Product Needs....

Supply Chain Updates
08 Jan 2021
Supporting Transition to Trillium Facility Update

Warehouse update for new Trillium Facility for January 8th 2021...

Promo Programs Updates
08 Jan 2021
Updates to LCBO.com & Food & Drink website

Over the last few months, LCBO’s teams have been working to create an improved user experience on LC...

Covid-19 Updates
08 Jan 2021
trade.lcbo.com

Updates on Operational Changes due to Covid-19...

Pricing Updates
31 Dec 2020
UK Trade Deal Origin Declarations and Pricing Update

Please be advised of the following updates and changes......

Product calls
21 Dec 2020
2021 Holiday Gift Submissions

DEADLINE: As specified on the LCBO’s New Item Submission System (NISS), holiday gift pre-submissi...

Pricing Updates
21 Dec 2020
UK Trade Deal

Please be advised of the following updates and changes......

Pricing Updates
18 Dec 2020
Pricing Updates December 2020 Effective March 2021

Please be advised of the following updates and changes......

Product calls
14 Dec 2020
Vintages - Brunello 2016 Special Offer

Vintages is proud to announce that we are planning a special offer featuring the newly released 2016...

Supply Chain Updates
09 Dec 2020
Toronto Retail Service Centre Update- Dec 9

Warehouse update for new Trillium Facility for December 9th 2020....

Product calls
27 Nov 2020
VQA Small Winery Tender

The LCBO is committed to continuing to support small Ontario businesses during the COVID-19 pandemi...

General Updates
26 Nov 2020
Introducing LCBO’s Revised Supplier Code of Business Conduct

Introducing LCBO’s Revised Supplier Code of Business Conduct...

Staffing Updates
17 Nov 2020
Merchandising Staffing Updates

Spirits We are excited to announce that Jeryca Dillas has been promoted to the White Spirits Catego...

Staffing Updates
16 Nov 2020
LCBO Supply Chain & Wholesale Update

It is with great pleasure that I announce some exciting changes happening within LCBO’s Supply Chain...

Pricing Updates
06 Nov 2020
Wine Markup Increase Cancelled

Please be advised of the following updates:...

Pricing Updates
06 Nov 2020
Beer Markup Increase Paused

Please be advised of the following updates:...

Quality Assurance Updates
28 Oct 2020
LCBO Lightweight Glass Bottle Policy Update

LCBO Lightweight Glass Bottle Policy Update...

Quality Assurance Updates
20 Oct 2020
Alcohol-based hand sanitizers in beverage containers

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers in beverage containers...

Staffing Updates
08 Oct 2020
LCBO Organizational Update – Abhay Garg, VP, Merchandising

I hope that this note finds you well and that you and your families and your colleagues are staying ...

Staffing Updates
29 Sep 2020
Brown Spirits Staffing Update

We are very pleased to welcome Mike Hodgson back to the Spirits team as the Product Manager for Othe...

Product calls
09 Sep 2020
Destination Collection Fall 2020 Product Calls – submissions accepted ...

We are pleased to provide you with the Fall 2020 Destination Collection Product Needs Schedule... ...

Product calls
24 Aug 2020
Update to Vintages Southern French White Tenders 3101 & 3114

There was an error in the latest Vintages Tender. The Whites from Rhône (North and South), Southern ...

Supply Chain Updates
18 Aug 2020
Latest LCBO Supply Chain and Wholesale Update

As we near the Labour Day long weekend, we would like to share an LCBO supply chain update......

Product calls
30 Jul 2020
Changes to Destination Collection Product Submission Process & Product ...

Upcoming Changes to Destination Collection Product Submission Process...

Product calls
30 Jul 2020
Vintages Spring/Summer 2021 Product Call

We are pleased to provide you with the Spring/Summer 2021 Vintages Product Needs Schedule......

Quality Assurance Updates
21 Jul 2020
Barley Malt and Sugars Declaration

As communicated on July 16, 2019 in a letter to the trade, the Canadian food safety regulations are ...

Covid-19 Updates
18 Jun 2020
Thank you for your collaboration and messages of appreciation

Thanking trade members for their collaboration and messages of appreciation during COVID-19....

Pricing Updates
26 May 2020
Subscription Renewal for Sale of Data 2020-21

The LCBO’s Sale of Data (SOD) Program is available to Agents and enables subscribers to electronica...

Supply Chain Updates
20 May 2020
An update on the LCBO's Toronto Retail Service Centre

Previously, the LCBO announced the sale and redevelopment of our Head Office as well as the eventual...

Quality Assurance Updates
06 May 2020
NISS System Updates to Support New Label Regulations

As communicated on July 16, 2019 in a letter to the trade, the Canadian food safety regulations are ...

Supply Chain Updates
30 Apr 2020
Standard Freight Rates

The LCBO has completed a review of our standard freight rates. ...

Pricing Updates
29 Apr 2020
Wine and Beer Markup Increases Paused

Wine and Beer Markups – applicable to all wine and beer products...

Covid-19 Updates
09 Apr 2020
LCBO Trade COVID-19 Updates Site

The past few weeks have drastically changed our lives as well as our business......

Retail Updates
26 Mar 2020
Trade Communication with LCBO Stores

It has come to our attention that some Trade Reps, in the absence of being able to visit stores, hav...

Covid-19 Updates
25 Mar 2020
Important Business Process Updates

Below please find some important updates on our business processes relating to... ...

Covid-19 Updates
18 Mar 2020
Important Trade Update

Important COVID updates for Trade members....

Covid-19 Updates
12 Mar 2020
LCBO COVID-19 Update: Working together to stay healthy

LCBO COVID-19 Update...

Covid-19 Updates
04 Mar 2020
LCBO Corporate Travel Update

LCBO Corporate Travel Update ...

Pricing Updates
30 Jan 2020
LCBO Beer Cost of Service Rates

LCBO Cost of Service Rates – applicable to ALL beer products......

Pricing Updates
28 Jan 2020
2020/2021 LCBO schedule of quote increases

The table below outlines the 2020/2021 LCBO schedule of quote increases for suppliers(dates subject ...

Product calls
15 Jan 2020
Vintages Fall/Winter 2020 Product Call – submissions accepted starting ...

We are pleased to provide you with the Fall/Winter 2020 Product Needs Schedule......

Product calls
15 Jan 2020
LCBO WINES, SPIRITS & BEER Product Needs for 2020-21

We are pleased to provide you with the 2020-21 schedules of LCBO WINES, SPIRITS, BEER & CIDER AND RT...

General Updates
06 Nov 2019
Quality Assurance - Spirit of Sustainability Nov 2019 | LCBO

Back in April, at Trade Dat, we introduced you to LCBO's new social impact platform - Spirit of Sust...

Quality Assurance Updates
06 Nov 2019
Notice to the Trade Lightweight Glass November 2019

Lightweight glass provides ergonomic benefits for our Retail and Supply Chain employees through redu...

Quality Assurance Updates
16 Jul 2019
Quality Assurance - Regulatory Labelling Update July 16, 2019 | LCBO

Dear Trade Partners, With Canadian food safety regulations evolving and modernizing to better prot...

General Updates
03 Apr 2019
2019/20 Sales Targets for LCBO Wines, Spirits, Beer & Vintages

Cheers to another record year of sales at the LCBO and thank you for your continued support and part...