Operators

Drink up: the initiative, which will run from 2 to 20 January 2019, will be accompanied by a digital and social media campaign 'Cheer Up January'

Ei to give away 45,000 drinks to boost January trade

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubco Ei Group’s tenanted and leased arm Publican Partnerships is joining forces with some of the nation’s brewers and drinks companies to give away thousands of drinks next January.

Pubs package: NewRiver has bought 76 sites from Heineken

76 Star Pubs & Bars sites sold to NewRiver

By James Wallin, MCA

NewRiver has confirmed to The Morning Advertiser's sister title MCA that it has acquired 76 sites from Star Pubs & Bars, taking its Hawthorn Leisure pub arm to over 700.

'Winning formula': The Duke of Wellington in Dalston is the eighth site in the Frontier Pubs' portfolio

Frontier Pubs opens eighth site

By Emily Hawkins

Pub group Frontier Pubs has opened its eighth site, following the partnership between Ei Managed Investments and operator Pioneer Hospitality.

Sector pride: Keith Knowles sees issues in the sector, but believes we can get over them

The Big Interview

Pub boss: As a sector ‘we need to change our image’

By Nicholas Robinson

Pub has become a bit of a dirty word over the years. Not from within our sector, of course, but it has been loaded with negative connotations by outsiders who have been quick to cast their aspersions on the trade.

Yearly results: Mitchells & Butlers has reported an increase in like-for-like sales and pre-tax profits

Profit boost for Mitchells & Butlers

By Emily Hawkins

Mitchells & Butlers has reported an increase in its pre-tax profits while its adjusted operating profits dropped slightly, in its yearly financial results.