Greene King

Low pick-up: only a handful of licensees have taken the MRO option

Meagre MRO take up across major pubcos

By Liam Coleman

Only eight licensees have taken up the market-rent-only (MRO) option across five of the six pubcos governed by the pubs code since it came into force in July 2016.

Licensing objectives cited: Greene King loses bingo application in Court of Appeal

Greene King loses bingo licence appeal

By Georgina Townshend

The Court of Appeal has refused a Greene King application to have bingo in its pubs, after the court ruled in favour of the Gambling Commission.

Rise: Greene King reported an increase in sales over the festive period

Record-breaking Christmas for Greene King

By Nikkie Sutton

Pub group heavyweight Greene King broke its Christmas Day trading record and saw like-for-like sales growth of 1.1% for the 40 weeks to 5 February.

December 2016 pub openings

Openings

December 2016 pub openings

By Nikkie Sutton

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at new openings and pub facelifts in the last month of 2016.