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Trade data: the statistics found 9,930 sites permanently closed last year with 3,955 opening for the first time

2020 cost trade 6,000 licensed venues

By Nikkie Thatcher

The UK lost in the region of 6,000 licensed premises in 2020 - almost three times the number closed in 2019, new figures have revealed.

How much have wet-led pubs lost during coronavirus?

Sales 'wipe out' for wet-led pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Wet-led pubs saw sales all but wiped out during November, data from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker shows.

On-trade impact: 'the loss of nearly two thirds of daily sales in top-tier areas like Liverpool is catastrophic for local operators,' says CGA boss Phil Tate

Sales in 'high' Covid alert tier pubs halved

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubs, bars and restaurants in the ‘high’ alert tier saw a sales drop of between 46% and 54% from Thursday 15 October to Saturday 17 October, new figures have found.