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Record-breaking Christmas for Greene King

Pub group heavyweight Greene King broke its Christmas Day trading record and saw like-for-like sales growth of 1.1% for the 40 weeks to 5 February.

Rise: Greene King reported an increase in sales over the festive period

Gallery: pub openings January 2017

02-Feb-2017 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the newest pub openings and refurbishments across the UK.

Greene King lawyers urge minister to clear up stocking rights

02-Feb-2017 - Greene King's lawyers have written to Greg Clark, Secretary of State for the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), calling for an amendment on stocking rights in the pubs code.

Leeds pub and brewhouse to be bought by local community

25-Jan-2017 - Members of a community have joined forces to purchase a pub and brewhouse in Leeds to prevent them from closing down. 

Pubs ‘the most popular place for eating out’

18-Jan-2017 - More than a third of Britons visit pubs for evening meals, ahead of restaurants and fast-food outlets, according the Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker.

Openings

December 2016 pub openings

03-Jan-2017 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at new openings and pub facelifts in the last month of 2016.

Leisure tracker

Greene King Leisure Tracker: drinking out spend up year-on-year

21-Dec-2016 - Consumers spent less money on drinking in November but their spend remained significantly higher than the same period last year, reports Greene King’s monthly Leisure Tracker.

Pubs Code

Greene King accuses Pubs Code of "confusion” over stocking rights

19-Dec-2016 - Greene King has blamed the pubs code of creating “inconsistency and confusion” by omitting to clarify stocking rights.

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Cerberus in talks to sell c£400m pub package

16-Dec-2016 - US private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is understood to be in advanced discussions to sell a portfolio of c170 pubs, which are currently let to Greene King, in deal...

Greene King

Greene King launches support package to boost cask and keg ale sales

15-Dec-2016 - Greene King has launched a support package for pubs to help drive cask and keg ale sales. 

pubs code

MRO quote plea from 24 Greene King licensees

30-Nov-2016 - Greene King has revealed that 24 licensees requested a quote for the market rent-only option (MRO) in the first three months of the pubs code.

Leisure Tracker

Leisure tracker: 14m people plan to visit pubs over Christmas

22-Nov-2016 - Almost 14m people are planning to visit the pub over the festive period, according to Greene King’s leisure tracker.

The Mannequin Challenge

Greene King still game for mannequin challenge

22-Nov-2016 - Greene King has jumped on the latest viral video craze to sweep the internet – the mannequin challenge. 

Greene King award

Greene King chief Rooney Anand wins business leader award

16-Nov-2016 - Greene King chief executive Rooney Anand has been named the business leader of the year at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards UK 2016.

Operations Managers Awards

Best operations managers in the country named

08-Nov-2016 - The winners of the ALMR Operations Managers Awards 2016, the yearly search for the best and brightest regional managers in the pub sector, have been announced at a gala ceremony...

Openings

Gallery: Pub openings October 2016

01-Nov-2016 - The Morning Advertiser looks at new openings and renovations in October.

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Greene King to offer discounted services for licensees

27-Oct-2016 - Pub company Greene King has launched a 'toolkit' to help licensees save money on various services relating to the day-to-day running of the pub.

Pubco

Greene King employee named Hospitality Apprentice of the Year

21-Oct-2016 - A Greene King pub apprentice has been named ‘Hospitality Apprentice of the Year’ by a Bristol-based training provider. 

Greene King leisure tracker

Leisure tracker: Quarter of young Millennials to spend Halloween in pub

19-Oct-2016 - Almost one in four 18 to 24-year-olds will be spending this Halloween in the pub, according to Greene King’s Leisure Spend Tracker.

Apprenticeships

Greene King's scheme to bring 150 disadvantaged young people into the pub trade

18-Oct-2016 - Greene King is halfway through a year-long partnership with The Prince’s Trust that is aiming to bring 150 disadvantaged young people into the pub trade.

PGB Audit

Pub Governing Body: BDM training has improved

18-Oct-2016 - Business development manager (BDM) training has improved, according to the annual audit by the Pub Governing Body (PGB).

Openings

Gallery: Pub openings September 2016

29-Sep-2016 - The Morning Advertiser takes a look at the sites which have opened and been refurbished this month.

Charity

Greene King to hold its biggest coffee morning to date

26-Sep-2016 - Pubco Greene King has once again joined forces with cancer charity Macmillan to take part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning across its 1,800-wide estate.

Book launch

Ian Wright launches book in north London pub

23-Sep-2016 - Rather than the traditional literary festival or large book store, retired footballer Ian Wright launched his autobiography, A Life In Football in north London pub, the Tollington Arms.

Wine

Greene King helps licensees ‘take the mystery out of wine’

15-Sep-2016 - Pubco Greene King has launched a free wine and spirits tool kit to help operators drive sales in the categories, which it claims can be challenging for licensees who feel...