Last year was challenging for wholesalers who had to radically change operations to ensure employee safety, account for major losses on-premise - while shifting resources and allocations to retail - and expand their B2B e-commerce platforms. This year has not been much easier. After more than a year of historic market disruptions, one thing remains the same: larger distributors buying smaller ones. RNDC, the No. 2 U.S. wine distributor, purhased its No. 7 counterpart.