For over 117 years, Estrella Galicia has assured its beer is treated with the utmost care, from conception to pouring, highlighting that the serving technique is just as important as the brewing process to guarantee premium quality.
Six in 10 consumers who have stayed in a pub in the past two years would prefer to stay overnight in the on-trade rather than other types of accommodation for the same spend and location, new research has revealed.
With the tough trading months of January and February looming, the Lock In team discuss how operators can maximise the opportunities and create chances to boost trade with the help of a range of experts.
More than three quarters of licensees operating a partnered pub have praised the advice they receive form their pub company’s Business Development Managers (BDMs), new research conducted by the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has revealed.
Water is a valuable revenue stream in for pubs and bars, worth over £358m annually in licenced and foodservice. Yet, sales are threatened as consumers look to make more sustainable choices by swapping packaged options for tap water, while the sector...
Multiple operator Star Pubs & Bars, Heineken’s pub arm, has teamed up with consultancy Avocado Social to launch a social media training scheme that will help its pub licensees boost their online awareness.
Sustainability continues to be front of mind, and with four out of five* UK consumers changing their purchasing preferences based on the environmental impact, it’s vital for pubs to put sustainability at the heart of their operations.
Average drinks sales by value in Britain’s managed pubs, bars and restaurants in the week to Saturday 15 January were 12% down when compared to the same week in 2020, according to the latest CGA Drinks Recovery Tracker.
The latest episode of the Lock In Podcast sees the team focus on review sites such as TripAdvisor and Google from the Prince of Peckham in east London with the pub’s operator Clement Ogbonnaya as well as Tony Kent from Reputation.com.
Founder and managing director of award-winning, global strategic architecture and design consultancy Harrison, Philip Harrison, has had a design career spanning over four decades with offices in London, Birmingham, Dallas, and Melbourne.
Pubs and fellow sector businesses are expected to contribute an extra £3.5bn more to the UK economy than during the same period in 2019 after rebounding strongly from the pandemic, according to Barclays Corporate Banking.
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