So you’ve enticed your customer with an efficient mobile booking service and wowed them with portable EPoS devices and super-fast Wi-Fi. In the third part of this special feature, we look at how you can use technology to encourage that customer to visit...
With 18 pubs closing every week across the UK, new research from the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) has found that two of those pubs are being converted to supermarkets, despite objections from local residents.
The first of two strikes on the London Underground disrupted the journeys of millions of commuters this week, but for the capital’s restaurant and pubs, the business effects were varied, with some actually reporting an increase in trade.
Last week’s revelations of unemployment dropping to a five-year low has been met by positive recruitment ambitions for the hospitality and leisure industries, with almost half of businesses pledging to take on new talent this year.
As the new year gets rolling, now is the perfect time for hotels, restaurants and pubs to determine the key developments that will impact their business in 2014. This short audio podcast, taken from Christie & Co's annual Business Outlook, should...
An increasing number of pubs will be sold for ongoing use; private equity will continue to pour into restaurants; and hotels in London and the provinces will look to consolidate their positions in the marketplace.
What does 2014 hold for the hospitality industry? We’ve looked into our crystal ball (and spoken to a few industry experts) to predict some of the big trends and developments in the world of restaurants, hotels and pubs over the next 12 months.
Managed pub and bar operator TCG has reported a sales boost for the ‘movable feast’ that was Christmas 2013, with an average 7 per cent uplift in turnover across its estate thanks to ‘a definite upturn in consumer confidence’.