Pricing

Hungry Horse has among the highest exit price outside the premium segment

Operators use 'exit' food items to grow margins

By John Harrington

Operators are continuing to offer very competitive price points for entry level dishes but charging significantly more for their most expensive ‘exit’ food items, according to the Menu & Food Trends report from Allegra Foodservice.

Sales won’t cure all pub operators’ ills

Sales won’t cure all pub operators’ ills

By Lesley Foottit

The dreaded month of January is here and operators are already dropping prices to attract depressed post-Christmas revellers. However, that is harder than ever with food and drink price rises

Supermarkets: below-cost ban not in Bill

Government explains off-trade inaction

By Ewan Turney

Concerns over price fixing, commercial confidentiality and enforcement led to the below-cost ban on alcohol being dropped from the new Bill.

Charity: minimum pricing would backfire on pubs

The spectre of minimum pricing

By The PMA Team

Minimum pricing might seem like a good idea, but it will hand power outside the industry to dictate pricing policy for pubs, says The PMA Team.

Guinness: RRP set to rise 10p

Guinness price set to rise 5.1%

By Gemma McKenna

The wholesale price of Guinness Draught and Guinness Red is to rise by 5.1% on 1 February, brand owner Diageo has announced. The price hike, which...

A minimum price would force up supermarket prices

'Minimum pricing right way forward'

By Ewan Turney

Minimum pricing is not a panacea but can be effective as part of a broader strategy on alcohol, according to Alcohol Focus Scotland. Dr Bruce Ritson...

Minimum price: £1.50 agreement gone

Bournemouth pubs end minimum pricing

By Ewan Turney

Bournemouth pubs are to drop their minimum price agreement in favour of a policy focused on how venues are run. Around 80 pubs and bars in...