Summer 2016 promises to be a huge one for pubs when it comes to sporting action. Alongside the excitement of Euro 2016 and the Rio Olympics, there is wealth of top-quality action that pubs can use to drive footfall and increase profits.
JW Lees has a £20m “war chest” to open 15 pubs per year and has identified four operating templates for its expansion, managing director William Lees-Jones has told the Publican's Morning Advertiser's sister title M&C Report.
Amber Taverns, the fast-growing operator of wet-led community pubs, has agreed terms on a further five sites, managing director James Baer has told the Publican's Morning Advertiser sister title M&C Report.
Amber Taverns, the fast-growing operator of wet-led community pubs, saw EBITDA increase by one third to £6.8m in the year to 3 February as the 86-strong company reiterated plans to open 12 sites this year.