After five years of decline, volume sales of beer for 2014 are expected to rise 1.3% to 4.24bn litres, according to new research from Mintel.
A north London pub opened its venue for the homeless and hungry by cooking a free Christmas lunch for 180 people yesterday (21 December).
The Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s market report shows on-trade alcohol sales fell 3% in 2014 with sparkling wine and champagne the only growth areas.
Waltham Forest Council is looking into issuing an Article 4 Direction on all pubs in the London borough, following a petition from local residents after five pubs in the area were lost in five weeks.
Be At One, the Piper-backed cocktail chain, is planning a new marketing campaign for the new year called “Try January”.
JD Wetherspoon has secured its fifth site in Liverpool – the Head of Steam at Lime Street station.
Kate Nicholls, chief executive of the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR), will chair a new Night-Time Economy Board for the Mayor of London and Metropolitan Police Commissioner.
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