Sales slow down: managed pubs have suffered recently

Managed pub, bar and restaurant sales slow down

By James Beeson

Like-for-like sales in Britain’s pub, bar and restaurant groups were ahead just 0.2% nationally compared to last August, according to the latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Spending more: consumers continue to buy less, but more premium alcoholic drinks

Posh plonk sales up in branded pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Brits are spending more to guzzle premium alcoholic drinks in branded pubs and fancy upmarket bars, CGA Alcohol Sales Tracker report data shows.

Concerning: The DfT said the rise was

Drink drive casualties on the rise

By James Beeson

The number of people seriously injured in drink drive accidents has risen by 9% over the space of a year, according to the latest statistics from the Department for Transport (DfT). 

Great British pub awards 2017: The winners will be revealed at the Hilton on Park Lane on 7 Setpember

Meet the GBPA nominees: Best Cider Bar/Pub

By Ed Bedington

Next up in our previews of each of the 100+ finalists in this year’s John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards is the Best Cider Bar/Pub category.

What's hot? Some of the top trends from Imbibe Live 2017

Imbibe Live 2017: top trends from the show

By Nicholas Robinson

Drinks trends that operators should look out for this year include the continued rise of gin, increased interest in foreign imports and rising interest in sparkling wines, five alcoholic drinks producers told The Morning Advertiser in this video.