All news articles for November 2019

Stranger things: sneaky thieves have helped themselves to an array of odd items

Strangest things stolen from pubs

By Alice Leader

An ambitious punter may think it’s a great idea to steal a souvenir as a stamp of a joyous night, but the word ‘souvenir’ may be up for debate here.

Property moves: which sites have been reopened, revamped or changed hands in the past week?

Property round-up

Mitchells & Butlers preparing Scottish expansion

By Stuart Stone

The operator of more than 1,700 managed sites, Mitchells & Butlers, is eyeing new sites in Scotland while Star Pubs & Bars, Shepherd Neame and Robinsons reveal revamped venues.

Expand palates: innovative beers can appeal to people who have previously shunned the drink says Danielle Bekker

Brewery boss urges total rethink of beer

By Emily Hawkins

The beer sector needs to look beyond its traditional understanding of the drink in order to appeal to new crowds, according to a brewery looking to appeal to wine fans.

No to card payments: cash is still king at Samuel Smith’s pubs

Confusion over Sam Smith's card payment strategy

By Alice Leader

Claims that Sam Smith's payment strategy across its estate has changed, with card payments apparently being pulled from its sites, are unfounded and outdated, a source has said.

Business as usual: Ei Group’s chief executive said Stonegate will continue to improve the quality of its pub portfolio

Ei Group sales up ahead of takeover

By Emily Hawkins

Pub giant Ei Group has announced a like-for-like sales increase across its managed sites as it approaches its takeover by Stonegate.

Looking ahead: veganism remains a popular trend

Deliveroo predicts 2020 food trends

By Nikkie Thatcher

Food experts at Deliveroo have revealed their predictions for the top 10 trends next year, including the continuation of veganism, smoked ingredients and street food.

Stab wounds: pubs in London’s financial district are set to receive kits to control heavy bleeding

City of London pubs to be given stab kits

By Emily Hawkins

Pubs in London’s financial district are set to receive bleed control kits in response to rising knife crime in the area, police bosses have announced.

Urgent needs: BBPA publishes its key requirements of the next Government to help the sector

BBPA plea to next Government

By Alice Leader

With the general election looming, the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has published a manifesto for beer and pubs to help push the next Government towards a future that will benefit the industry.

Tech-savvy: which technology trends are catching on in pubs?

A-Z of pub tech trends

By Stuart Stone

Forward-thinking pubs are setting the path for rivals to follow – here is what the tech-savvy are up to.

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