Features | Scottish Licensed Trade News - Part 20

Scottish Licensed Trade News

High demand for low and no-alcohol

Burgeoning category offers major opportunity for the on-trade LOW and no-alcohol drinks have become more prominent since the drink drive limit in Scotland was …

Bars can impress with strong events

Cash in on gin’s soaring popularity by offering a bespoke experience Public engagement with food and drink-themed events has been on an upward tack in recent …

Time to take stock of the kitchen kit

Post-festive period is ideal time to update equipment, say suppliers WITH Christmas over for another year, now is as good a time as any to take a step back and …

A new approach to an old tradition

Outlets don’t have to follow established formulas to make the most of Burns THE Christmas tipples have been sipped, the Hogmanay drams have been toasted, but …

A Joint approach for Glasgow group

Operator joins forces with pubco to launch new bar on the ‘strip’ By Gillian McKenzie GLASGOW bar operator Mark Lappin was in something of a reflective …

Is this the year to take one on?

Prospective lessees must do their homework, pubcos say A NEW year is here and the prospect of change is still fresh in the minds of many, so is now the time to …

Playing to Scotch whisky’s strengths

Customers are craving  provenance and whisky has it in spades LOOKING around the Scottish on-trade at the moment it can feel like everyone has gone gin …

Soft option is a sales driver

If the approach is right, the rewards can be plenty WHETHER it’s due to people giving up alcohol for ‘dry January’, or just living healthier, soft drinks …

Another year of change ahead?

Category is expected to be just as lively in 2017 as it has been this year IT’S been another eventful year for beer in Scotland’s pubs, with a wider …

Time to finish your Christmas list

Consumers eager to try new drinks and trade-up this festive season THE lists have been made by now and checked at least twice but there’s still time to make …