2003 Liquor Sales Jump 3%

Published: 02/06/2004

COLUMBUS - Liquor sales in Ohio enjoyed one of the largest increases in decades last year, improving more than 3 percent from 2002, according to data released last month by the Ohio Division of Liquor Control. Led by a 4 percent increase in retail sales, total gallons sold in 2003 reached 8.39 million gallons, a 3.2 percent increase over 2002's 8.