Loungers in Bournemouth: success in the sun

Loungers' turnover boost

By Mark Wingett

Loungers, the privately-owned group behind the Lounge and Cosy Club concepts, has reported a 55% growth in turnover for the 12 months to 30 April,...

Turner: god performance from Fuller's

Profit and sales up at Fuller's

By Ewan Turney

London brewer and pub operator Fullers has reported an 11% rise in pre-tax profit to £16.8m for the 26 weeks to 25 September. Revenue rose 4% to...

Rental figures: from Fleurets annual survey

Fewer pub rent reviews in recession

By Gemma McKenna

The economic downturn has meant a slowdown in the number of rent reviews being carried out — that's according to Fleurets annual rental survey....

A shift in focus

A shift in focus

By Hamish Champ

Ask any operator for a 'shopping list' of what is necessary to run a good pub and having well-trained, qualified staff is bound to feature. But...

Dougal Sharp: toasting off-trade success

Off-trade focus fuels Innis & Gunn growth

By Ewan Turney

Independent Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has reported a record turnover for 2009 after deciding to focus almost exclusively on the off-trade....

Simmonds: positive about code

BBPA: get on board with new pub code

By Ewan Turney

The new boss of the British Beer and Pub Association has urged the whole industry to consider its new code and "get on board".