'The Amazon Of Booze' Puts Tomorrow's Hangover Just A Click Away

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Thirsty Americans want their booze, and they want it with as little effort as possible.

Now alcohol delivery services are bubbling up across the nation with the promise of choice libations in less time than it takes to order a pizza.

Drizly, a smartphone app that recently launched in Chicago and hits Los Angeles next week, is just one of the services angling to be the "Amazon of booze."

Along with other popular apps like Saucey and MiniBar, booze delivery services are filling a hole left open by both the U.S. Postal Service, which prohibits mailing any item with more than five percent or more alcoholic content by weight, and Amazon itself, as hard liquor is one of the few items you can't buy in its marketplace. Read More

Posted on May 21, 2014 and filed under The Chipotle Effect.