Festive season: making the most of Christmas can impact business


Don't let the party season go by without maximising efforts

By Ed Bedington

Welcome to The Morning Advertiser’s party issue! With the festive season looming large on the horizon, we thought we’d give you some food (and drink) for thought to help get you in the mood and perhaps give you a little inspiration to make the most of...


Tom Palmer: Pin-ball try the difference

By Tom Palmer

I always thought that this match was going to be a tight, low scoring affair – in fact I predicted a 15pts – 12pts victory for England. 

Revolución de Cuba: Inventive has secured a site in central Cardiff

Inventive secures third Revolución site

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Inventive Leisure, the Revolution Vodka Bar operator, has secured a third site for its stand-alone Revolución de Cuba rum-bar concept as it nears agreement on further acquisitions.

Are you up for the Pub Cup?

Are you up for the Pub Cup?

By Noli Dinkovski

Last week’s launch of the Carlsberg Pub Cup is more evidence of the brewer’s seemingly unwavering commitment to English football and, of course, pubs. But it also got me thinking: do pubs do enough to support local sports teams, football or otherwise?

Price: you may be able to find a training course that may involve other licensees

Take time to think about your business

By Gerry Price

Just now and then, work on the pub, not in it. These are challenging times for anyone in business and not least for the pub trade.

Kheng: Christmas preparations underway

Be smart, make your Christmas plans now

By Michael Kheng

So here we are again, the start of September and we all know what that means — or do we? Time to start thinking of tidying the outside areas? Time to think about Halloween? No, it’s time to start planning for Christmas, if you have not already started.

Price: feedback is vital

Bite the bullet and thrive on feedback

By Gerry Price

The truth often hurts, but whatever sort of pub you are running it is crucial to have feedback from your customers, says Gerry Price.