Tricky times: the environment remains “relatively quiet”

Rental values still in downward spiral

By John Harrington

Pub rental values are still being hit by the economic decline that began in 2007 and it is difficult to predict when an uplift may occur. That's...

Greyhound Inn: Phillips' new pub

TV presenter takes on Dorset pub

By Lesley Foottit

TV presenter Fiona Phillips has become the latest celebrity to venture into pub ownership. She and husband Martin Frizell have bought the freehold...

Magners: reversed sales decline

Magners sales stabilise

By The PMA Team

C&C Group, the Irish drinks company, has reversed the sales decline of its flagship Magner's cider brand for the first time since 2007. In its...

Luminar: trading still tough

Sales down 20% at Luminar Leisure

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Luminar, the embattled nightclub operator has revealed like-for-like sales for the first half of 2010 have fallen by 20.2%. This compares with the...