What's going on in the bar
31 March 2014
A seasonal cherry-flavoured beer produced by US craft brewer Fordham & Dominion is being launched into the UK on-trade next month.
6 March 2014
The head of Brown-Forman has suggested on-trade softness in the US spirits market may be long-term as new trends see younger consumers share drinks over social networks instead of in bars.
26 February 2014
Constellation Brands is expanding Corona Light on draught to around 35 US markets next month and plans to trial Corona Extra on tap.
4 February 2014
Admiral Taverns, one of the UK's biggest pub companies, has appointed a CEO in the wake of its executive chairman leaving the group.
30 January 2014
UK pub and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers has reported a slight rise in autumn and winter sales, helped by strong Christmas trading and mild weather.
28 January 2014
Total UK beer volumes last year came in flat after seven years of steady decline, according to latest figures.
24 January 2014
Heineken's US unit has revealed details of a new US$10m promotion for its flagship lager brand.
15 January 2014
Bourbon, blended American whiskies and Irish whiskey were the only spirits sub-categories to see volume growth in the US on-trade in 2013 as clear spirits lagged, according to latest figures.
9 January 2014
Cider continued its significant growth in the US last year as on-trade volumes rose sharply, while craft beer continued to steal category share, according to recent figures.
7 January 2014
On-trade volumes across all alcohol categories in the US fell last year, with beer suffering the most and wine the least, according to latest figures.
20 December 2013
Tito's Handmade Vodka has increased its volumes this year in the US on-trade by 66%, helping to drive the craft spirits sub-category as mainstream brands languish, according to latest figures.
17 December 2013
Craft beer volumes in the US on-trade have slipped this Autumn, according to latest figures.
21 November 2013
Volumes of Diageo’s Bourbon brand Bulleit have risen by 71% in the US on-trade in the year-to-date, according to latest figures.
4 November 2013
Big brands across all alcohol categories in the US have lost combined share in the on-trade this year, with top-selling beers suffering the most as new products have proliferated, according to latest figures.
31 October 2013
UK beer sales have taken their biggest quarterly leap this century while on-trade losses slowed, new figures have shown.
25 October 2013
Beer volume declines in the US on-trade have accelerated, with bars and clubs hardest hit, new figures have shown.
18 September 2013
Diageo has been too heavily focussed on off-trade distribution in global markets in recent years and took its “foot off the pedal” in the on-trade, a senior company executive has admitted.
13 September 2013
UK pub chain JD Weatherspoons has posted record full-year sales, but warned that high taxes are continuing to hamper the industry as a whole.
6 September 2013
UK on-trade alcohol volumes fell by 6% over the early part of the summer, but wine and spirits bucked the trend, latest figures have revealed.
5 September 2013
UK deliveries of Heineken and Britvic brands could be affected by a 24-hour strike by workers at logistics firm Kuehne + Nagel, according to trade union Unite.
4 September 2013
Warsteiner Group has consolidated its distribution in the UK, selecting Thwaites to handle its on- and off-trade presence nation-wide.
19 August 2013
Constellation Brands has found “encouraging signs of momentum” with on-trade sales of Corona Light draught in the US, a new survey has claimed, despite weakness in the premium light category.
8 August 2013
Boston Beer Co's hard cider brand, Angry Orchard, saw the biggest jump in US on-trade distribution in the first half of 2013, followed by Anheuser-Busch InBev's Budweiser Black Crown, according to latest figures.
26 July 2013
UK beer sales fell by nearly 5% in this year's second quarter, but the decline in the off-trade slowed.
19 July 2013
Drinks brands are “lagging” behind in the UK's surge in internet grocery shopping and should up their focus on exclusive web-only premium products, according to an industry expert.
15 May 2013
US wine consumers are continuing to trade down to wine-by-the-glass in the on-trade, but paying more for servings, latest figures show.
14 May 2013
Top-end priced craft beer brands are continuing to take an increasing chunk of the sub-category and are driving up the average price of beer in the US on-trade, according to latest figures.
22 April 2013
Hard cider is continuing its ascent in the US after new figures revealed on-trade sales leapt by 70% in the first quarter of 2013.
15 April 2013
Sales of sangria in the US on-trade continued to outpace the rest of the wine category in the first quarter of 2013, according to latest figures.
4 April 2013
Fuller, Smith & Turner has announced that its group MD has been promoted to fill the currently vacant post of chief executive.