Following Greene King's takeover of Spirit, leading operators say they have been told they will no longer be able to stock Sharp's Doom Bar.
A licensee has claimed his pubco is offering its beer to a nearby pub at a discounted price, giving him no chance to match his rival’s offer.
National living wage requirements are fast approaching, and for many pubs “something’s got to give” as licensees weigh up their options to compensate for extra costs. Oli Gross spoke to pubs up and down the country to discover the industry’s plans and concerns for the upcoming changes.
Greene King has reported like-for-like sales up 2.2% in its retail estate with the Spirit managed pubs seeing like-for-like growth of 1.1%, for the 40 weeks to 7 February.
Results from Heineken and Carlsberg reveal different stories of the brewing giants in the last year.
Phil Mellows investigates the demise of Licensed Victuallers Associations and what it means for licensees.
Tom Kneale found himself in a drunken haze, considering throwing himself off a bridge onto the M4, shortly after returning home from a trip abroad.
Whitbread is set to launch a new all-day dining concept for its Beefeater pub restaurant brand in Birmingham next month.