January, 2012 | Scottish Licensed Trade News

Scottish Licensed Trade News

Wetherspoon toasts results

JD Wetherspoon has reported healthy trading over the festive period. The company, which has more than 50 pubs in Scotland, said like-for-like sales in the 12 …

I&G recruits finance man

SCOTTISH beer firm Innis & Gunn has appointed David Cockburn as chief financial officer. Cockburn, who amassed 19 years’ professional services experience …

Cracking the refurb conundrum

YOUR outlet needs a revamp but cash-flow is tight and funding is hard to come by – it’s a quandary familiar to many operators in the current economic …

Boost as visitor numbers rise

THE Scottish tourism industry received a new year boost with figures suggesting visitor numbers and spend rose in the first three quarters of 2011. According …

Gambling law under scrutiny

THE impact changes in gambling laws have had on the trade will be under the spotlight on March 6. Hosted by Lindsays solicitors at its Edinburgh office, …

Festive cheer for Booker

CASH and carry chain Booker enjoyed strong trading in the run up to Christmas, according to its most recent financial results. Like-for-like sales in the 16 …

Go ‘green’ with bar refrigeration

ENERGY efficiency should be a key consideration for operators investing in back-bar bottle coolers. Jon Usher, marketing manager at Lec Commercial, said …

Price reduced on peninsula pub

A PUB that’s said to be one of the most remote on mainland Britain is back on the market with a reduced asking price. The Old Forge on the Knoydart Peninsula …

Hat trick for Greenaway

MARK Greenaway at No 12 Picardy Place was the only Scottish restaurant to receive three AA Rosettes in the organisation’s latest round of commendations. The …

Cider sales soar at C&C

A STRONG performance by Magners was last week credited with helping owner C&C Group record robust sales figures. The volume of the Irish cider sold in the …

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