All news articles for June 2019

Young blood: a chance to capture the youthful exuberance of Liverpool

Regional report

Why is Liverpool a good place to own a pub?

By Michelle Perrett

A growing population – made up of many Millennials and Generation Z – is helping drive Liverpool and that is attracting high-profile operators

Thinking out loud: Ed Sheeran told licensees at the Saracen’s Head the Ale Trail is a great idea

Ed Sheeran hits Ale Trail

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pop star Ed Sheeran has completed the Brakspear Henley Ale Trail, which included stopping for a pint at the Saracen’s Head pub in the riverside town.

Fresh moniker: the name change aims to reflect the company’s strategy to meet the changing needs of the upcoming generation

Charles Wells changes name to Wells & Co

By Nikkie Thatcher

Family-owned operator Charles Wells has revealed it will be changing its name to Wells & Co alongside the construction of its new flagship brewery in Bedford, which is due to reach completion next year.

Every silver lining: Greene King pub sales in 2019 have been hampered by inclement weather compared to last year

Summer rain dampens Greene King’s 2019 sales

By Stuart Stone

According to latest trading figures, sales at Greene King pubs have been hit by poor weather after a ‘return to market outperformance’ in the year to 28 April.