All news articles for June 2019

Winning team: attracting sports fans is important for community pubs says Ei’s Nick Light

Trio agrees deal to upgrade 161 fan-friendly pubs

By Stuart Stone

Ei Publican Partnerships, Molson Coors and Sky Sports have agreed a partnership that will see them deliver bespoke sports experiences across Ei’s estate of leased and tenanted pubs.

Big projects: Berkeley Inns has a plan of renovating under performing sites in the Midlands

A look into Berkeley Inns

By Nikkie Thatcher

Derbyshire-based pub group Berkeley Inns has only been running for five years but, with five sites under its belt already, the business looks set to soar with its future plans

A city united: MA500 guests listen to experts at The Morning Advertiser event


The challenges licensees face in Manchester

By Stuart Stone & Nicholas Robinson

Multiple operators gathered at The Principal Hotel in Manchester’s city centre to listen to advice from fellow business bosses, network and enjoy a study tour

Tenanted transformation: The leased and tenanted sector has had a rough ride over the past 10 years, however Mark Robson is 'really optimistic' about the future success of the sector

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Doing a U-turn on the tenanted sector

By Mark Robson

The leased and tenanted side of the pub industry has fragmented much over recent years and groups are far more in tune with the needs of modern pub goers, according to Red Mist Leisure MD and BII chair Mark Robson.

Identity crisis?: 'If people can go in and have a few pints in a decent bar without feeling as though they should be ordering food, then it’s a pub.'


When is a pub not a pub?

By Sophie Atherton

Sophie Atherton wonders if the pub is in the eye of the beholder after a friend has a confusing experience

Gin boom: maximise your sales as the category continues to grow

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Gin sales overtake vodka

By Nikkie Thatcher

Gin sales are overtaking vodka for the first time in the UK and it is flavoured gins that are driving this trend forward – and there are no signs of the category slowing down. The latest issue of The Morning Advertiser, which is out today (10 June), has...