Value Added


Adding value to your pub's offer can keep trade up

By Mitch Adam

Amidst industry wide disappointment over summer trading & the government’s apparent lack of support for the Great British Pub, hopefully we will all enjoy a bumper festive season to round off 2012. Many publicans, like me, will already be wondering...

Hydes hails 'satisfactory year'

Hydes hails 'satisfactory year'

Manchester brewer and pub operator Hydes has reported a “very satisfactory” year, with turnover up 2.2%, despite pre-tax profits falling 9%.

Harvester: one of teh brands in the Tracker

Managed pub groups up in August despite riots

By Ewan Turney

The top managed pub and restaurant companies saw a collective 0.6% rise in like for-like sales over August on last year — despite the impact of the riots.

Killer Queen wrap: enter now

Mission Foods' new website

By Lesley Foottit

Mission Foods has launched a new website and competition for pub chefs to celebrate British Sandwich Week, which kicks off on Monday.

Bish: new members into the fold

ALMR: membership up 20%

By Ewan Turney

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers welcomed 16 new companies into its fold in the first four months of 2011.

Bacardi Mojito: Summer campaign

Bacardi's mojito moves

By Jessica Harvey

As part of this year's £15m investment in its namesake brand, Bacardi will kick off a summer campaign pushing mojito sales across the on-trade this...



John Ellis The licensee of the Crown Inn, Oakengates, Shropshire, is sure he has hit upon a positive suggestion to help the trade - and please the...

Letting in the profit

Letting in the profit

By James Wilmore

One of the biggest missed opportunities for many licensees is the extra income and added value letting accommodation can bring to their business.Not...

Honeycombe Leisure Logo

Honeycombe Leisure hoists For Sale sign.

By The PMA Team

Honeycombe Leisure, the north-west operator of managed pubs, has hoisted a for-sale sign after a strategic review. The company, which has 115 pubs,...