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Ian Wright signed books and met fans for five hours on Thursday, 22 September

Book launch

Ian Wright launches book in north London pub

By Liam Coleman

Rather than the traditional literary festival or large book store, retired footballer Ian Wright launched his autobiography, A Life In Football in north London pub, the Tollington Arms.

Wine guidance: Greene King initiative

Wine

Greene King helps licensees ‘take the mystery out of wine’

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubco Greene King has launched a free wine and spirits tool kit to help operators drive sales in the categories, which it claims can be challenging for licensees who feel they “lack the expertise” to put together a strong offer.

Pub openings August 2016

Openings

Pub openings August 2016

By Nikkie Sutton

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs which have been refurbished and reopened in August.

Apology: the pub was forced to apologise after breastfeeding rant went viral

Breastfeeding

Pub apologises to breastfeeding mother

By Nikkie Sutton

A Greene King pub has issued an apology to a breastfeeding mother after a member of staff asked her to breastfeed her baby in the toilet

Good feedback: the Masons Arms

Training

Greene King reveals new mystery guest policy

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubco Greene King has revealed a new partnership with HospitalityGEM for its Pub Partners estate that expands the mystery guest service for licensees.

Bobby: beer is a tribute to football legend

Football

Greene King launches Bobby Moore beer

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubco Greene King has launched a new beer to mark the 50th anniversary of England’s 1966 World Cup victory named after winning captain Bobby Moore.

Pub openings in July 2016

Pub openings

Pub openings July 2016

By Nikkie Sutton

The Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs reopened and renovated in July 2016.

Greene King Leisure Tracker Olympics pub

Greene King Leisure Tracker

More than a third to watch Olympics in the pub

By Oli Gross

More than a third of people are planning to watch the Rio Olympics at the pub, this month’s Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker revealed.

Greene King issues Brexit warning despite growth

Greene King issues Brexit warning despite growth

By Oli Gross

Greene King has warned licensees that consumer confidence may be affected by Brexit, after reporting strong financial results in a ‘transformational year’ for the pubco.

Pub openings - June 2016

Pictures

Pub openings - June 2016

By Nikkie Sutton

The Publican's Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs that were opened or refurbished in June 2016.

Drinking out spend up 5% since April

Greene King Leisure Tracker

Drinking out spend up 5% since April

By Oli Gross

Spending on drinking out showed further signs of stability in this month’s Greene King Leisure Tracker, with consumers spending an average of £1 (2%) more than last year, and £2 (5%) more than April..

David Cameron visits Greene King brewery

David Cameron visits Greene King brewery

By James Evison

Prime Minister, David Cameron, visited the Greene King brewery this week as part of a tour of the region - following his campaign to remain in the EU ahead of next week's referendum on the issue.

Big decision: Should we stay or should we go?

Brexit

PMA licensee poll: Brexit or Bremain?

By Mike Berry

In just over a week the electorate of the United Kingdom will make its biggest decision in modern political history - to stay in the EU or leave.

Greene King IPA becomes Greene Queen IPA

Greene King IPA becomes Greene Queen IPA

By Nikkie Sutton

Greene King IPA has temporarily changed its name to Greene Queen IPA in honour of the monarch’s 90th birthday for this weekend only.

Easy food solutions for Greene King tenants

Greene King introduces first foodservice arm for tenants

By Nicholas Robinson

Greene King is helping pubs that could benefit from a food offer by launching its first food supply service for tenants, after a review of the business showed many sites could make a bigger play of food.

Multi-site advice from Greene King

Operators

Multi-site advice from Greene King

By Mike Berry

A new training package aimed at licensees wanting to move into multi-site operations has been launched.

Does the Sunday roast still have legs in your pub? Let us know by taking our poll below

News analysis

Is this the end of the Sunday roast?

By Nicholas Robinson

The decision by managed pub chain giant JD Wetherspoon to axe the Sunday roast has sent shock waves through the trade. Nicholas Robinson finds out if the reverberations will hit other pubs too

An anonymous operator told the PMA his pub was being 'dismantled.'

Greene King de-list best-selling beers

By Emily Sutherland

Former Spirit pub operators have blasted Greene King after being ordered to de-list Sharp’s Doom Bar, Fuller’s London Pride and other leading brewery beers.

Greene King Pump Clips

City news

Greene King reports positive results across estate

By MC Allegra FS

Greene King has reported like-for-like sales up 2.2% in its retail estate with the Spirit managed pubs seeing like-for-like growth of 1.1%, for the 40 weeks to 7 February.

Pub openings - January 2016

Gallery

Pub openings - January 2016

By Oli Gross

The Publican's Morning Advertiser takes a look at pubs across the UK which were opened or renovated in January 2016.

GK leisure tracker: London eating out spend falls

GK leisure tracker: London eating out spend falls

By M&C Allegra

Household spending on eating out in London declined at a steeper rate than the rest of the country with household spending in October down by 11% in the capital compared to 4% nationally.

The winners of the coveted awards will be announced in January

Top 50 Gastropubs 2016

Top 50 Gastropubs: Awards Shortlist

By Nicholas Robinson

The shortlist for the three coveted awards for the specialist categories at the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs 2016 has been revealed, after some of the UK’s best food-serving pubs battled it out for a space.

Greene King will reduce brands, analyst claims

City News

Greene King will reduce brands, analyst claims

By MC Allegra FS

Leading analyst Jamie Rollo, of Morgan Stanley, has said he believes Greene King will look to achieve synergies from the integration of Spirit Pub Company through simplification and improvement of brands.

Kerridge's pie features British beef shin cooked in IPA gravy

Tom Kerridge pie to feature at Greene King festival

By Daniel Woolfson

­Greene King has launched a pie festival at over 130 pubs across its UK estate, with one pie created by Tom Kerridge’s team at the Hand & Flowers available at selected sites.

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