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.
Greene King, the brewer and pub operator, has reported a 2.2% rise in like-for-like sales across its managed estate for the 51 weeks to 21 April 2013 and said it expected to meet market expectations for the full year.
Wine bars and tea shops are becoming increasingly common on high streets while businesses such as pubs, cafes and takeaways decline, says a new study that highlights the rise of “boutique” retail outlets on high streets.
Independent newsagents are issuing calls to save pubs from closure by closing “an unnacceptable loophole” that allows developers to convert pubs into small convenience stores without planning permission.
Small brewers transporting beer under duty-suspense in the UK will have to pay in excess of £14m per year if the Government does not go ahead with excluding those producing fewer than 200,000 hectolitres (HL).
Scottish & Newcastle Pub Company (S&NPC) has put all its business development managers (BDMs) through a BIIAB accredited BDM training programme which it claims is the most comprehensive in the leased pub sector.
Dear Bob, I trust you’re well. Welcome back to the pub trade. You will have noticed that right now our industry’s collective voice is as fragmented as ever. I know there have been a few distractions at Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), Bob, but things...