Walmart Wins Legal Challenge To Build Liquor Stores In Texas

Walmart has won its legal challenge to add liquor stores adjacent to some of its Texas locations, a decision that will overrule current Texas liquor laws. Permits for liquor stores go only to Texas residents under the state’s current alcoholic beverage code. The Texas Package Store Association, which represents liquor stores, has argued a mega-retailer like Walmart selling spirits — in addition to beer and wine — could push mom-and-pop stores out of business.

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