An app for one-hour alcohol and snack delivery from Franklin County liquor stores saw monthly sales double in October from September. Compared with October 2015, the sales multiple is 2,000.
"That first October, we thought it was busy," said Anthony Reynolds, co-founder and chief marketing officer of the newly renamed Refill.
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Now, alcoholic beverages have joined restaurant food and groceries as items that can be brought to your door, and some central Ohio men are central characters in the phenomenon locally.
This year, in several Columbus neighborhoods at least, restocking adult beverages no longer will require keys or a car - just a smartphone and a credit card.
Locally-owned Refill can drop booze and beer at your doorstep. And this month, Boston-based Drizly, an online and mobile alcohol ordering service, launched here and in two other Ohio markets - Akron and suburban Cleveland, as well as Middletown.
Alcohol delivery app-maker Refill expects thirsty Columbus revelers to order $3,000 worth of beer, wine and liquor from a single store via its app over the New Year's weekend.
Consistent sales growth has helped the startup raise $100,000 from an angel investor, co-founder Anthony Reynolds said. The investor is Seth Warren, a partner in the liquor brand Buckeye Vodka from Dayton distiller Crystal Spirits LLC.