All news articles for February 2017

Cliff: Nicholls is confident the industry will not be taken over the edge by Brexit

'No post-Brexit cliff edge' for pub trade

By Liam Coleman

Brexit discussions with the Government are progressing well, Kate Nicholls of the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has revealed.

Hot to stock: top cask beers to consider serving in your pub

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Cask ale essentials

By Nicholas Robinson

Looking to make more from the cask-ale market? Here are a few of the best brands around that can pep up the offer in even the most successful of outlets.

Saved: Lucy Boyes was involved in setting up the Salvation Squad steering committee

Marketing expert helps save 267-year-old pub

By Claire Churchard

A village collective led by local marketing professional Lucy Boyes has saved a 267-year-old pub in Norton Lindsey, Warwickshire, after developers proposed turning the building into housing.

Outside the box: branding expert Aidan Keane urged operators to take influence from overseas


Look to Dubai for inspiration says brand expert

By Nikkie Sutton

Operators need to look further afield than the UK, creative expert and founder of Keane Brands Aidan Keane told delegates at The Morning Advertiser’s MA500 event in Birmingham earlier this month (16 February).

Dark Star: company plans to grow estate to 20 in next five years

Dark Star to open fifth site

By Daniel Woolfson

Brewer and pub operator Dark Star Brewing Co will open its fifth site in Crawley, West Sussex.