All news articles for November 2021

Lucrative profits to be made: yield analysis could save your pub up to £10,000

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Are your products generating high profit levels to the till?

By Venners, expert food and beverage stocktakers and compliance auditors

A recent report looking at the often undervalued and neglected topic of product yield within the pub sector has been launched by Venners, the expert food and beverage stocktakers and compliance auditors to the hospitality industry.

Childish illustration: complaint against Mikkeller’s Side Eyes pale ale upheld

Mikkeller’s forced to redesign one of its beers

By Rebecca Weller

A complaint made by the Metropolitan Police against artwork for a pale ale, which was upheld by the alcohol industry’s Independent Complaints Panel, has resulted in a redesign for one beer.

Take advantage: Christmas makes up a large percentage of many sites' bottom line

How to make this Christmas a belter

By Gary Lloyd

The festive period is often the time when pub operators make most of their annual sales and this year, more than ever, needs to be a good one after the disasters suffered not just last Christmas (stop singing that Wham! song) but throughout the past 20...

Captain's orders: customers will be looking for serves they can't recreate at home

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Why rum is a must-stock this festive season

By Samantha Newby, Category Director, Captain Morgan

Many consumers will have missed spending time with friends and family within the on-trade over the past year and we can expect people to flock back to pubs and bars this festive season to enjoy celebrating with loved ones.

Drivers are the heroes: designated drivers can take advantage of Coca-Cola's free drink scheme

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Coca-Cola's free drink campaign is returning for Christmas

By Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

Coca-Cola’s Hero the Driver campaign is returning to support the hospitality sector over the Christmas period and will be in operation in up to 9,500 venues across Great Britain.

Industry in peril: latest UKHospitality and CGA tracker showed sales were down (Credit: Getty/ sturti)

45% revenue drop shows 'industry in peril'

By Rebecca Weller

Full 12-month figures were nearly half what they were over the same period pre-pandemic, according to data from latest edition of the UKHospitality and CGA Quarterly Tracker.

Putting in the hard Graft: footballer Jill Scott, licensee Sarah Jones and Sky Sports pundit Siobhan Chamberlain

Gearing up for Women’s Football Weekend

By The Morning Advertiser

This weekend sees the Barclays FA Women's Super League take centre stage with some mouth-watering match-ups on an exciting Women's Football Weekend.

What's in the news 12 November

Rising costs are 'frightening'

By Ed Bedington

The Morning Advertiser's editor Ed Bedington speaks to Brian Whiting of WH Pubs for his views on the week's news, from inflationary pressures and premiumisation through to the debate over dogs in pubs.

Figures found: 2020 saw the number of breweries fall by to 1,816 - down on 2019 but this rose for 2021 to 1,902 (image: Getty/Stefano Gilera)

Brewery numbers rise after 2020 drop

By Nikkie Thatcher

The number of total independent breweries has increase to 1,902 in 2021 from 1,816 in 2020, new figures have found.