All news articles for March 2019

Trends: customers want to know more about what is in their cocktail

The latest mixers trends

By Emily Hawkins

The mixers market is rapidly diversifying to match the changing preferences of modern drinkers. Here are some of the trends you should be aware of.

Creativity: unique outdoor and alfresco areas are more likely to increase customer dwell time and make it onto social media

How to make your outdoor space 'Instagramable'

By Stuart Stone

Hot off 2018’s record-breaking summer and with hard-to-reach Gen Z-ers and Millennials favouring shareable experiences and mindful drinking, the future looks bright for operators getting creative with their outdoor space.

Between the lines: Despite pub closures, the trade has remained steady and there has even been an increase in jobs in the on-trade

Where have all the pubs gone?

By Poppleston Allen

The news has been full of doom and gloom of late. A trip to the pub could prove to be the perfect distraction but, if recent figures are to be believed, your small local pub may soon be no more.

Match day staple: 'Visiting the great British pub is central to the match-day experience' according to The British Beer & Pub Association’s chief executive Brigid Simmonds

How can sport pubs help tackle poor fan behaviour?

By Stuart Stone

Given pubs are a firm fixture in fans’ match-day experience, and in light of shocking recent instances of spectators interrupting football matches to confront players, we ask what role pubs play in tackling trouble at football

Pub love: Pub is the Hub boss John Longden outlines how the funding will benefit licensees

£190k funding boost to support rural pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Rural pubs across the nation will be expanded to include Post Office facilities, grocery shops and libraries following £188,000 of Government funding.