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The Year Ahead: Five Key Sectors - Andy Abernathy

COO / ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, Orlando

Mike Vogel | 1/15/2013

“We will be up in 2013 compared to the prior year. It will probably be single digits, maybe 3% or 4%. People may be consuming the same amount, but they’re buying more premium wine and spirits. The craft beer in the microbrew category is really just exploding. We’re working on four new stores. We have seen double-digit increases at newly remodeled stores. We’ll probably remodel 12 to 15 (in 2013).”

Sales and Use Tax Growth in Florida

Year Taxes Collected (billions) Change From Year Before
2006-07 $22.85 +0.2%
2007-08 $21.52 -5.8%
2008-09 $19.23 -10.6%
2009-10 $18.54 -3.6%
2010-11 $19.35 +4.4%
2011-12 $20.26 +4.7%

Source: Florida Department of Revenue

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