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Industry information: Lumina Intelligence commercial director Ed Sibley outlined the latest insights at the MA Leaders Club conference

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37 pubs and bars closed per week in 2020

By Nikkie Thatcher

The pub and bar sector saw a net loss of 1,930 venues during 2020, with £13.9bn being wiped off the total market value from 2019, according to an industry report.

Survey says: drink-led occasions made up nearly half of pub visits, according to Lumina Intelligence (image: Getty/LauriPatterson)

Almost half of pub visits are wet-led

By Nikkie Thatcher

Two in five (42%) visits to pubs are for drink-only occasions, while almost a quarter (24%) of trips to the on-trade are for dinner, new research has revealed.

Large company: Stonegate, which is headed up by Simon Longbottom, is set to stay biggest pub group this year

Stonegate set to remain largest pub group in 2021

By Michelle Perrett

The 10 largest pubs groups are expected to see +7.0% growth with further consolidation in the pub market, the latest data from the Lumina Intelligence Operator Data Index has revealed.

Menu choices: popular dinner items have therefore also increased in share, including burgers and pizza (image: Getty/ DGLimages)

Pubs account for 15% of eating out occasions

By Michelle Perrett

Pubs are continuing to gain market share accounting for 15% of total eating out occasions across the four weeks to week ending 11 July 2021 (v four weeks w/e 13 June 2021).

Face-to-face event: the MA Leaders Club event will be taking place on Thursday 23 September in Leeds (image: Getty/Duncan Cuthbertson)

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Full MA Leaders Club Leeds event agenda confirmed

By Nikkie Thatcher

The recently rebranded MA Leaders Club will be hosting its first event, and the first face to face event for the club in a year and a half, later this year.