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Sales lift: The Restaurant Group puts its pub success down to premium food-led pubs (image: Jeff Buck, Geograph)

Pub openings boost TRG sales

By Emily Hawkins

The Restaurant Group’s (TRG) pub openings contributed to a total sales boost of 57% for the first part of its financial year.

Driving force: BeerHeadZ chiefs Martin Johnson (left) and Phil Ayling

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When is a micropub not a micropub?

By Phil Mellows

Small pub operator BeerHeadZ offers something different to the norm. Phil Ayling and Martin Johnson explain the ethos behind their tiny chain.