Successfully rebranded as the Coaching Inn Group in 2015, this fast-developing and well-funded pub company is acquiring, refurbishing and breathing new life into faded and underperforming historic market-town coaching inns.
More than 100,000 fewer barrels of beer were sold in pubs in the final months of 2016 compared to the year before, while off-trade beer sales continued to rise, according to figures from the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).
On 18 November 2014, MPs voted in favour of the market rent only-option (MRO) in the pubs code. It’s been a long time coming, but finally the promise of that day has been delivered. The Morning Advertiser looks back on the journey to implementation.
The Publican’s Morning Advertiser has partnered with market analysts Mintel to provide insight from its new leisure tracker, which covers consumers’ pub visiting habits. Senior analyst Chris Wisson examines the latest findings.