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Good news: drink-led businesses had the best of festive trading

Christmas and new year sales drop for pubs

By Nikkie Sutton

Britain’s managed pub and restaurant groups saw like-for-like sales down by 0.1% over the six week Christmas and New Year period, according to research.

Burger Shack launched in the garden of the Windmill, Clapham, last week

Young's to roll out burger shack concept

By Ruth Williams, M&C Report

Young’s pub company is planning to roll-out more than 20 Burger Shacks across its pub estate following introduction of the fast casual offering at The Windmill in Clapham and The Bull in Streatham, retail director Patrick Dardis told M&C Report.

Allegra believes gourmet hotdogs are a fad

Gourmet hotdogs 'a fad'

By John Harrington

Gourmet hotdogs, juice bars and bubble tea bars are “short lived” crazes, although street food is starting to have a greater influence across the wider UK restaurant sector, according to the new Menu & Food Trends Report from Allegra Foodservice.

Everards acquisitions 2014

Everards eyes six acquisitions in 2014

By John Harrington

Everards managing director Stephen Gould has told M&C Report he hopes to add around six sites this year, as the company reports a 1.7% rise in profit before tax and exceptionals to £1.6m in the year to 30 September.

Wadworth is to invest more in its pub estate this year

Wadworth to segment pub estate

By John Harrington

Wadworth, the Wiltshire brewer and pub operator, is to segment its entire c240-strong managed and tenanted pub estate into distinct trading styles, chairman and managing director Charles Bartholomew has told M&C Report.

Yummy Pubs to launch second Ssshh supper club

Yummy Pubs to launch second Ssshh supper club

Yummy Pubs, the venture led by Tim Foster and Anthony Pender, will launch its second Ssshh supper club concept site next month above its Gorringe Park pub next to London’s Tooting Railway Station.

Food to go: More pubs are offering a takeaway service

Pubs get the takeaway bug

By Lesley Foottit

Lesley Foottit looks at ideas for pubs to boost their profits through takeaway sales

Pizza: popular takeaway food

Pub takeaways: a slice of the action

By John Porter

John Porter looks at how pubs can profit from the growing takeaway market and talks to licensees who have successfully implemented an offer.

Pizza partnership: pubs can link up with Papa John's

Bar Boosters: taking the initiative

By Sonya Hook

Sonya Hook reports on S&NP's Bar Boosters programme, which is designed to give licensees a helping hand, offering a range of services.

Pizza time: licensees could get an extra slice of profit

S&NPC offers up business boosting scheme

By Ewan Turney

Pub goers will now be able to order flowers, drop off their dry cleaning or order a take-away pizza while enjoying a pint, thanks to a new initiative...

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Carvery comeback

Carvery comeback

The carvery is making a strong return, attracting a new generation of customers. Jo Bruce reports The carvery is shaking off its image problem of...



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