All news articles for January 2018

Final four: the remaining teams in contention for this year's Super Bowl will be determined on Sunday night

The NFL’s final four fight to reach Super Bowl LII

By Stuart Stone

Make the most of this Sunday night’s American football action as the New England Patriots, Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings contest divisional finals to reach this year’s 52nd Super Bowl in Minneapolis.

Good news: drink-led businesses had the best of festive trading

Christmas and new year sales drop for pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Britain’s managed pub and restaurant groups saw like-for-like sales down by 0.1% over the six week Christmas and New Year period, according to research.

Positive outlook: Christie & Co's Business Outlook report 2018 has an upbeat tone for the year ahead

Property specialist upbeat about pub trade for 2018

By Stuart Stone

Adviser for buying and selling businesses in the hotel, pub, restaurant sectors Christie & Co launched its annual Business Outlook report with a positive attitude towards the year ahead and embracing change.

Cheers: Judi Newman with Terry Stork outside the shop

Pub is home to first village shop in over 30 years

By Georgina Townshend

After an absence of more than three decades, a village in Suffolk is welcoming the launch of a new village shop at the Oyster Inn, boosted by a grant from People’s Postcode Lottery.