Price

Call for help: the WSTA wants action from the Government on 'triple whammy'

WSTA calls on Government for on-trade help

By Michelle Perrett

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has called on the Government to help the on-trade, as it revealed the average price of a 175ml glass of wine has increased by 21p compared to the same period last year.

Rising costs: foodservice inflation hit its highest rate in three years in June 2017

How pubs can survive rising food prices

By Nikkie Sutton

Reducing the number of dishes on the menu, tapping into technology and keeping staff at the forefront of the business are some of the ways operators can combat rising food prices, according to data experts.

Steady: BT Sport will not restructure its prices when the new business rates come into effect

BT Sport announces price freeze

By Liam Coleman

BT Sport will not raise the prices of its subscription packages when the new business rates are announced in April, the broadcaster has confirmed.

Weather the storm: pubs can survive the tough times ahead

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Pub food can survive the Brexit storm

By Nicholas Robinson

Food-led pubs are in the best position to weather the storm of Brexit-induced price rises and reduced consumer confidence caused by political instability.

Report claims: a combination of costs is blamed for adding to the price of a pint

Legislation

Beer prices could soar by 30p a pint

By Michelle Perrett

The price of a pint of beer could be set to soar by 30p as pub companies face a “triple whammy” of pressures in the New Year, The Sunday Times has reported.

Wine me up: falling pound has sparked price worries (photo: Mohamed Aymen Bettaieb via Flickr)

BREXIT

Post-Brexit wine price fears: a storm brewing or scaremongering?

By Daniel Woolfson

Wine experts have warned that the severe economic uncertainty left by Britain’s vote to leave the EU is likely to disrupt the UK’s wine industry and raise prices. But how tangible will the knock-on effect be on UK pubs and should licensees be worried? 

Brakes: greater pricing transparency after negative customer feedback

SUPPLIERS

Brakes to publish prices for greater transparency

By Daniel Woolfson

Foodservice supplier Brakes has announced it will publish its list prices for the first time since 2011 in an effort to increase transparency following previous negative customer reviews.

New Smirnoff cider comes in two flavours: Passionfruit & Lime and Raspberry & Pomegranate

Cider

Smirnoff vodka launches first ciders

By Nicholas Robinson

Smirnoff vodka has entered the fruit cider category with the launch of its Passionfruit & Lime and Raspberry & Pomegranate liquids – a blend of fruit flavours and vodka.

Round up: Fleurets survey of pub prices

Round up: Fleurets survey of pub prices

By Ben Winstanley

From rising freehold sale prices to large-scale corporate group transactions, the Fleurets 2015 survey of pub prices points towards strengthening market conditions in the leisure property sector.