Walmart sues Texas for the right to sell liquor, not just beer and wine

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Thursday, July 1, 2021
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AUSTIN, Texas -- Walmart is back for another round in its battle to win the right to sell liquor in Texas.

The chain filed a lawsuit on June 29 with the goal of being allowed to sell liquor at its 588 Walmart and Sam's Club locations statewide.

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Walmart can sell beer and wine, and is the largest retailer of wine and beer in Texas. But under Texas law, the company cannot obtain a permit to sell liquor. Walmart's suit says the law is discriminatory.

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