Press releases

2013-2014

  • Financial results at the end of the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014-2015
    June 26, 2015

    The SAQ ended the fourth quarter of its 2014-2015 fiscal year with cumulative net earnings of $1.034 billion, a 3.1% increase from the preceding fiscal year. The government corporation’s sales rose 2.4% from fiscal 2013-2014 to total $3.006 billion.

  • Results for the third quarter of 2014-2015
    March 20, 2015

    For the third quarter of its 2014-2015 fiscal year, which ended on January 3, 2015, the SAQ recorded sales of $1.060 billion, an increase of $11.1 million or 1.1% from the preceding fiscal year. For the same 16-week period, it also reported net earnings of $384.8 million, up $4.2 million or 1.1%.

  • Results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014-2015
    December 5, 2014

    For the second quarter of its 2014-2015 fiscal year, which ended on September 13, 2014, the SAQ recorded sales of $678.6 million, an increase of $14.1 million or 2.1% from the preceding fiscal year. For the same 12-week period, it also reported net earnings of $242.4 million, up $4.1 million or 1.7%.

  • Financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2014–2015
    August 29, 2014

    For the first quarter of its 2014–2015 fiscal year, which ended June 21, 2014, the SAQ recorded sales of $692.9 million, an increase of $37.6 million or 5.7% from the preceding fiscal year.

  • Quebec wine sales up 40%
    June 19, 2014

    It was last November that, in collaboration with the Association des vignerons du Québec, the SAQ committed to spotlighting Quebec certified wines by giving them a new space of their own, specially identified with “Origine Québec” signs, which will allow Quebecers to discover and embrace local wines.

  • Financial results for fiscal 2013-2014
    June 13, 2014

    For the second year in a row, the SAQ has ended its fiscal year with net earnings in excess of $1 billion, $1.003 billion in this year’s case. Sales at the government corporation rose 1% compared with fiscal 2012–2013, ending the year at $2.935 billion.

  • Financial results for the third quarter of 2013–2014
    March 21, 2014

    For the third quarter of its 2013–2014 fiscal year, which ended on January 4, 2014, the SAQ recorded sales of $1.049 billion, an increase of $14.3 million or 1.4% from the corresponding quarter of the preceding year.

  • Financial results for the second quarter of 2013–2014
    December 6, 2013

    For the second quarter of its 2013–2014 fiscal year, which ended on September 14, the SAQ recorded sales of $664.5 million, an increase of $12 million or 1.8% compared with the corresponding quarter of the preceding year.

  • A special place for Quebec wines
    December 2, 2013

    It is with enthusiasm that the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) is taking part in today’s joint announcement of the Quebec wine merchandising and promotion plan by Quebec premier Pauline Marois.

  • New President and Chief Executive Officer at the SAQ as of January 1, 2014
    November 20, 2013

    The Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) welcomes the appointment of Alain Brunet as its next President and Chief Executive Officer.

  • The SAQ presents the 2nd edition of Happy November!
    September 9, 2013

    On the program for Happy November!: nine major wine events and some 125 restaurants to discover with renowned chefs in the kitchens.

  • Financial results for the first quarter of 2013–2014
    August 30, 2013

    Sales of $655.3 million and net earnings of $221.3 million

  • Financial results for fiscal 2012-2013
    June 14, 2013

    The SAQ’s net earnings climb 3.1% to reach $1.030 billion.