Liquor Store Business Loan

Liquor Store Business Loan

As the owner of a small liquor store business, you well know that one of the most difficult aspects of operation is the financial side of things. In order to achieve your short-term and long-term goals, you need consistent access to capital. Maintaining cash flow in the face of unforeseen challenges may appear daunting; that’s where we come in. Learn how a liquor store business loan can help you reach success.

Liquor Store Business Loan

The liquor store is a mainstay of many cities and communities across Canada, whether it be where all the college kids go to pick up their weekend drinks, or the go-to spot for local aficionados, they are a thriving industry. Operating a liquor store comes with many key responsibilities that can make or break your business. You must keep track of inventory so that you don’t run out of the most popular goods or fan favourites. Whatever the season, your storefront must be in excellent condition to keep thirsty clients coming back and divert them from visiting your competitors. And you’ll need to invest in cutting-edge security systems. 

Keep serving your clients to the best of your ability with a liquor store business loan. Our industry experts are here to assist you in running a successful business- we work with you to determine the best financing solution for your company, including loan options that fit the requirements of your business. The application process is simple and quick, allowing us to provide you a pre-approved quote in minutes, and funding in as little as 24 hours. To unlock your business’ potential, call now or apply online today.

How can a liquor store business loan help me?


As the owner of a liquor store, you need to ensure you have sufficient inventory to meet the demand of your customers at all times. Stay ahead of demand by investing in a longer lead of inventory and working with fulfillment partners to manage it. Don’t make your customers wait for you, be prepared to meet their needs at any given moment. Use a liquor store business loan to ensure that you have sufficient inventory stocked at all times. 


Liquor store owners spend a lot of money on their employees. You’ll need cashiers to operate the tills, maintenance workers to keep the store clean, people to stock the shelves with merchandise, etc.  Use a liquor store business loan to hire new employees and enable you to fulfill your payroll commitments while freeing up operating capital for initiatives and potential growth prospects.


It's hard to run a successful liquor store business without getting your name out to the public. Marketing your business is a proven way to gain awareness and pull in clientele. To do so, you may want to build your online presence with a website, run ad campaigns, and promote your business on social media, television, or the radio. Use a liquor store business loan to alleviate the financial burden of marketing.

Interesting facts about the liquor store industry in Canada

  • According to Statista, with over 42 establishments, the province of British Columbia had the highest number of distilleries in all of Canada as of June 2021. Prince Edward Island had two distilleries.
  • According to a survey carried out by ProdegeMR in August 2019, some 22.63 percent of Canadian respondents stated that vodka was their favorite type of spirit. Rum and whisky ranked in second and third places, with a 15.11 and 13.12 percent share of the vote respectively.
  • Revenue from the spirits market in Canada stood at 8.4 billion U.S. dollars in 2020. The Statista Consumer Market Outlook estimates that revenue from this industry will rise to 12.4 billion dollars by 2025.

How it works


Apply in 3 simple steps and
get pre-approved instantly

Our all-digital credit application process is quick and easy and typically takes less than 10 minutes. We ask for basic information about you and your business. We ask you to securely connect your online banking information. And as soon as you're done, we'll tell you exactly how much you can borrow - all without hurting your credit score.


Draw what you need, when you need it

When your application is complete, you'll know exactly how much you can borrow, but only you know how much you actually need right now. Make individual draws from within your overall business loan limit, each with their own fixed fees and terms. All pricing is up front, with nothing hidden in the small print.


Use our support for whatever you need

Choose the repayment schedule that makes sense for your business—from daily, or weekly payments, or pay early to save on interest. Borrow from $5,000 to $300,000 on 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18 or 24 month terms, with absolutely no hidden fees.

See if Your business qualifies

Qualification is simple.
No heavy paperwork.

If your business meets the following basic criteria, our all-digital application process will have us on the way to helping you in minutes.

Your business is based in Canada

Your average monthly revenue is at least $3,000

You have been operating for at least 3 months with a dedicated business bank account

What do you need right now?

Every day brings a different challenge and a different opportunity. At Thinking Capital, we're here with the funds you need when you need them, whether that's to seize the moment, to face down business calamities, or to bet on yourself as you take your business to the next level.

Funding the unexpected

Funding the unexpected

Truck broke down? Receivables late? Product stuck on a ship somewhere?

When the unexpected happens (and it will), we’ve got you.
Marketing Funding

Marketing Funding

Got a great product but need to get the word out?

A business can’t grow without putting itself out there. We help you line up your brand, marketing, and ad spend to make that big public splash.
Funding New Projects

Funding New Projects

New products? Channels? Seize-the-moment growth opportunities?

Whether it’s expanding to new locations, audiences, or product lines, we help you invest in growing your business.

We've got you

We're here to make life easier for Canadian small to medium businesses like yours. How can we help you today?