Technology

Empowered: How can offering phone charging services benefit your pub?

How phone charging can boost trade

By Emily Hawkins

Several pub companies are addressing a demand for phone-charging facilities because research shows some customers decide whether to stay or leave a venue based on whether they can charge devices.

Snap decisions: What should you keep in mind when posting images of customers?

Can you post images of customers on social media?

By Emily Hawkins

You want potential customers to see images of a bustling venue with happy faces when they look up your website or go to your social media page. But is there a risk in posting images of punters?

Mindful drinking: Club Soda and Budweiser are developing an online tool to help moderate hospitality employees' drinking habits

Club Soda and Budweiser to track drinking habits

By Emily Hawkins

Brewer Budweiser and mindful drinking organisation Club Soda have joined forces to develop an online project that will aim to help people working in the licensed trade who want to drink less alcohol.

Pub power: visitors to the Pint & Poppy and Embankment will be able to recharge their electric cars at the pubs

Castle Rock hooks up with car charge point provider

By Stuart Stone

Brewer and pub operator Castle Rock is buzzing to announce it has installed electric vehicle chargers at two of its pubs in partnership with electric vehicle charge point operator, Alfa Power.

Pull more pints: how do sleepy pubs turn into busy watering holes?

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Five ways your pub can make more sales

By MA Editorial

There are around 20,000 fewer pubs in the UK than there were 30 years ago. This must be seen as an opportunity to make the most of fewer rivals. However, you still have to fight for every pound so take heed of these tips and make life a little easier.

Good to talk: the ban has been put in place in a bid to help encourage social conversation (image credit: DenisKot/gettyimages.co.uk)

Samuel Smith bans mobile phones from pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Brewer and pub operator Samuel Smith has banned customers from using their mobile phones in its venues and punters should go outside to take calls “in the same way as is required with smoking”.

Boosting sales: How can you use EPoS to your advantage?

The grateful eight of EPoS

By Nicholas Robinson

It’s not the most glamorous of things you can buy for your business, but good EPoS can make running a pub a lot easier and help to maximise sales in the process.

Dipping: cash use is approaching a crisis point

Future of cash payments ‘at risk’ report claims

By Nicholas Robinson

The days of cold, hard cash may be short in numbers as a report into the state of its future claimed the systems needed to sustain the payment method are at risk of “falling apart”.

Tech please: operators are being encouraged to take advantage of pay-at-table apps that let customers order without having to visit the bar (image: Tabology)

Why pubs should be embracing technology

By Robert Mann

As consumers in the UK become more reliant on their smartphones, The Morning Advertiser reveals why pub operators should be going further to embrace technology.

Looking back: key developments in tech have moved the humble pub ever forward

MA at 225

How has pub technology changed since 1794?

By Stuart Stone

The trade has come a long way in the 225 years since The Morning Advertiser was first printed, and technology has pushed the pub sector further forward in many aspects. Here we look at the key developments

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