Category: Hospitality and Liquor

Hospitality and Liquor
// September 1, 2022

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According to the Wedding Report, an estimated 2.5 million weddings will take place this year, the largest number since 1984. The Wedding Report further estimates spending levels will rise to just under $25,000 per wedding. Other life events, such as birthday parties, graduations, showers and bar/bat mitzvahs are also on the rise. This surge in…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// June 2, 2022

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2022 is the year of weddings! According to The Knot, there will be nearly 2.6 million weddings in the U.S. this year, with 77% taking place from April to October. The Knot also found that weddings are beginning to look like they did pre-pandemic — think big guest lists, numerous vendors and hefty price tags….

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Hospitality and Liquor
// March 3, 2022

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The hospitality industry has faced many challenges over the past two years. Establishments overcame mandates, dining restrictions, labor shortages, supply chain issues and more. Many businesses had to continually change operations to keep their customers satisfied and their doors open. Fortunately, in most states, bars and restaurants have been able to return to offering full…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// December 2, 2021

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USLI has a broad appetite for hospitality accounts. You may already think of us first for your bars, restaurants and beer, wine and liquor stores, but we’ve recently grown in another market sector — indoor activities and entertainment. Entertainment and indoor activity venues are continuing to reopen, once again becoming an option for consumers. With…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// September 2, 2021

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Hospitality can mean many things. The industry is comprised of four large segments: food and beverage, travel and tourism, lodging, and recreation. At USLI, our Hospitality and Liquor team focuses on the food and beverage sector. If you have a small to midsize business with a food and/or alcohol exposure, we have a product for…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// June 1, 2021

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Picnics, barbecues, concerts, rescheduled weddings and more — the warm summer breeze is bringing in good times and many of the events we have been missing for the past year. With the country moving in a positive direction toward reopening, the beloved event and hospitality industries are finally beginning to make a comeback. Many businesses…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// March 4, 2021

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At this point, few places know us better than our favorite fast food restaurants. Is your coffee ready before you order it? Are you smiling behind your mask as you pick up your online dinner order? You are not alone. Though the hospitality market has seen its share of devastating challenges over the past year,…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// December 3, 2020

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Get out your cocktail shakers because holiday season is upon us, and we are still at home. Happy hours, holiday parties and large family gatherings may be replaced with virtual get-togethers or smaller parties, or they may be postponed until we are able to safely gather the way we would like. The change in our…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// September 3, 2020

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Disposable menus, limited seating capacities, deep cleaning procedures and social distancing are not even the tip of the iceberg for many insureds in the hospitality industry. Restaurants and bars are being challenged to revise their business models to continue their operations during the pandemic. Along with the undeniable struggles within the industry is incredible ingenuity:…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// June 8, 2020

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Whether through curbside pickup, delivery, takeout or, in some states, dine-in service, local bars and restaurants are doing their best to stay in operation during this time. If open, they may have limited hours, capacity and staff and need to adhere to a whole new set of state-mandated guidelines. These changes can be difficult to…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// March 5, 2020

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Think about the liquor laws in your state, surrounding states, states you write business in or even states you have visited. Every state has its own very specific set of liquor liability laws — some dating back to prohibition. Each state is especially different when it comes to how, when and where you can purchase…

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Hospitality and Liquor
// December 5, 2019

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As reported by the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), there are more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the U.S. in 2019. This figure includes public charities, private foundations, chambers of commerce, fraternal organizations, civic leagues and many others. Nonprofits, for-profits and other businesses are already planning for a busy 2020. Many of…

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