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Company confidence: 'we are encouraged by the initial strength of our trading performance to date,' Loungers' latest trading update explained

‘Encouraging’ July trading for Loungers

By Stuart Stone

Café-bar operator Loungers has revealed relatively flat year-on-year July trading across its 165-strong stable despite post-lockdown trading restrictions.

'Transformational year': 'it is easy to forget the financial year started in April 2019 with the sale of the Fuller’s Beer Business to Asahi Europe for an enterprise value of £250m,' Fuller's Simon Emeny said

Coronavirus puts £10m dent in Fuller’s figures

By Stuart Stone

Fuller, Smith and Turner is in a ‘stronger position than many’ according to its chief executive, despite the coronavirus’ estimated eight-figure impact on company trading.

Covid response: 'these are challenging times and we have had to make some difficult decisions,' Liberation Group CEO Jonathan Lawson said of the restructure

Liberation Group reshuffles senior team

By Stuart Stone

Channel Islands-based pub company the Liberation Group has announced the creation of two new senior roles as part of its response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Operator panel: (l-r) Sacha Lord, Martin Wolstencroft and Tobias Jackson outlined their concerns about city venues

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‘We aren’t out of the woods yet’

By Nikkie Thatcher

Urban-based operators voiced their concerns for city centre businesses amid reopening and looking ahead due to rules on public transport and customers wanting to stay local.

New appointments: (l-r) Mike Smith, Dermot King and Peter Borg-Neal from Oakman Inns

Changes afoot at Oakman Inns

By Nikkie Thatcher

Multiple operator Oakman Inns has announced board changes and an update on how its pubs have traded since reopening last weekend (Saturday 4 July).

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