Cutting edge pub groups were recognised at this year’s Retailers’ Retailer Awards, now in their 20th year and organised by MCA, the Morning Advertiser’s sister title, at London’s Guildhall on Wednesday night.
Consumers helped themselves to a generous measure of Christmas cheer during December, increasing spending across all major categories including pubs and restaurants, according to the latest data from Barclaycard.
Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has announced it has completed the integration of the 173-strong Orchid estate it acquired for £266m last June and said that following this Steve de Polo, who was most recently Orchid programme director, has decided to...
Tim Bacon, the driving force behind the continued growth, evolution and success of Living Ventures Group, has been singled out by his peers as the stand-out individual in the eating-out and drinking-out market.
Spending on eating out has increased as the fall in petrol prices drove consumers to pump an additional £12.81 each into the UK economy last month, as they benefited from an extra £19.81 in their pockets.
MPs from the Parliamentary Save the Pub Group have tabled an amendment to the Infrastructure Bill, seeking to “end the scandal” of pubs being demolished or turned into supermarkets without planning permission.