The home of Abraham Lincoln runs light on state-level governmental controls. Instead, most business licensing is left to the local level, especially in Chicago which boasts more than 70 different business licenses. Outside the big city, counties also play an important role in business governance.
In Illinois, alcohol Wholesalers offer alcohol products to retailers. This can include pourable beverages such as kegs to resale items such as six packs. Beverages can include beer, wine, spirits and malt liquor. Usually, alcohol wholesalers get their licenses and permits from their states, but in some cases must also have local licenses as well.