Pub Trends

Pub trends

We bring you all the latest pub trade trends and developments, from food and drink spend and alcohol prices through to business growth strategies in pubs and bars.

The BBPA has called for another cut in beer duty to help revive beer sales in pubs

Off-trade beer sales overtake on-trade for first time

By Carina Perkins

Sales of beer in supermarkets and off-licences overtook pub sales for the first time on record last year, according to the latest data from the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA).

Cocktails sales are set to soar in 2015 as consumers look for something special on their big night out

Top cocktail trends for 2015

By Carina Perkins

The UK has seen an unprecedented cocktail boom over recent years, and the category is set to outpace the drinks market in 2015. With this in mind, BigHospitality has compiled a list of the hottest cocktail trends for the year ahead.

Restaurants in the UK saw a 17th consecutive month of growth this August

Restaurants see steady growth in August

By Lauren Houghton

Despite the cooler weather, restaurants in the UK saw a 17th consecutive month of growth this August, according to Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Consumers ate out more in June 2014 than the same month in 2013

Eating out up 4%

By Melodie Michel

Consumers ate out more often this past June than in the same month in 2013, according to a YouGov survey commissioned by Horizons.

The Fox and Goose in Hebden Bridge has become West Yorkshire's first co-operative pub

Community spirit: More local pubs saved from closure

By Luke Nicholls

With Community Pubs month in full swing, a number of residents’ associations across the country have stepped in to save their local from closure or conversion into commercial properties.

CGA Peach collects sales figures directly from 27 leading restaurant and pub companies

Marching on: Spring sales surge for restaurants and pubs

By Luke Nicholls

Britain’s restaurant and pub groups saw collective like-for-like sales grow 4.6 per cent in March against the same month last year, marking 12 consecutive months of positive growth for the sector. 

The Government's u-turn on World Cup licensing has resulted in the consultation ahead of the football tournament this summer

World Cup countdown: Will pub licensing hours be extended?

By Luke Nicholls

With the Home Office’s consultation on extended licensing hours for the 2014 World Cup ending this week, managed pub and bar operator TCG is looking to make the most of the summer tournament, with a host of marketing activity to drive footfall from international...