Liberation Group, the Jersey-based pub and drinks business, has agreed to acquire six of the Channel Islands’ best known pubs and bars
Heineken has labelled many of the Government’s proposals to reform the pub sector as “misguided” and called on it to work with the company on a more ambitious agenda for growth in the sector
Intertain has placed two of Walkabout sites on the market as part of a sale and leaseback opportunity, which values the two investments at £5m in total
The M&C20 Leisure Index increased by 14.3 points (or 1.4%) this week, to reach 1,054.11
Greene King, the brewer and pub operator, has announced that it has completed its refinancing in a move that increased its bank loan facilities to £460m and extended until June 2018
Starbucks has announced it will include calorie information on menu boards at all its company-operated and licensed stores in the US
This week’s Diary includes the upside of joining Greene King, the downside of brewing in the countryside, celebrating a big deal, and getting back to nature
This week’s Diary includes Wetherspoons taking on the Ritz, Domino’s taking to the skies, high-flying chefs at the Nestlé Toque D’Or Grand Final Awards Dinner, and media rumours at All Star Leisure.
This week’s Diary includes Strada’s clever discounting, meatfest heading for London, a publican becomes Lord of the Inn, and a new era for M&C.
This week’s Diary includes Enterprise’s Ted Tuppen on keeping going, Hakkasan on international brand stretching and several concepts getting on their bike.
After starting the UK burrito boom up north, Barburrito co-founder Morgan Davies is targeting London. And he believes he’s in a strong position to take it by storm
He may be back in charge of a sizeable pub estate, but Roger Moxham is finding some aspects of life at helm of Bramwell Pub Company a little different to his time at Mitchells & Butlers (M&B).
Are we about to see a recovery in the licensed property market? And is there a north-south divide? Phil Mellows investigates
A new report into the UK’s nightclub industry makes for sobering reading, with the value of the sector said to have fallen 28% since 2008. However, the Mintel report gives some grounds for optimism, as Phil Mellows reports
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