All news articles for November 20, 2017

Innovative: Eebria's Peter Kennelly and David Jackson are on a mission to improve beer distribution

UK beer distribution model ‘fundamentally messed up’

By James Beeson

The warehouse model employed by most beer distributors is “broken” and should be “done a completely different way”, according to one of the UK’s leading online retailers and wholesale suppliers.

Firepower: Young's thinks its

Young’s ‘could spend £100m on group deal’

By James Wallin, MCA

Young’s chief executive Patrick Dardis has told The Morning Advertiser’s sister title MCA it’s “probably about time” the company made a group acquisition and said it has the firepower to spend £100m plus on a deal.

Rate rise: Mark Carney has overseen the first interest rate rise in a decade

Don't panic - industry reaction to interest rate increase

By Michelle Perrett

Concern may have been expressed in the trade about this month’s rise in interest rates, but while licensees would be advised to check their finances, the consensus is there should be little in the move to worry publicans

Increased footfall: the Autumn Internationals' opening weekend attracted the second-highest level of MatchPint searches since September

Autumn Internationals provide 4% sales kick

By Stuart Stone

New data provided by MatchPint and beer quality expert Vianet shows that year-on-year beer sales during Rugby Union's Autumn Internationals have increased.

Speak up: Will the Autumn Budget include any respite for pubs?

Spotlight: the call for pubs to unite and fight

By Georgina Townshend

As the Autumn Budget approaches, the pub sector has plenty on its plate and must come together to try to battle the onerous taxes and other financial expenses on the horizon.