All news articles for June 2019

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

My shout

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.'

Opinion

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...

Cashing in: the Women's World Cup presents a great opportunity for pubs, according to the BBPA (image credit: TuiPhotoengineer/gettyimages.co.uk)

Women’s football world cup could boost beer sales by 3m pints

By Nikkie Thatcher

The Women’s World Cup could drive beer sales over the next month (7 June to 7 July) in pubs by three million pints if the Lionesses reach the final of the competition, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has predicted.