What's going on in the bar
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.
4 April 2013
India Pale Ale (IPA) was the fastest-growing style of beer in the US on-trade last year at the expense of pale lager, according to new figures.
3 April 2013
Pernod Ricard has unveiled a new range of Absolut vodka exclusively for bartenders and aimed at "high-end" cocktails.
19 February 2013
Bourbon whiskey and Scotch whisky stole market share from vodka and gin in the US on-trade in 2012, with the trend accelerating in the fourth quarter, according to latest figures.
25 January 2013
Off-trade beer sales in the UK fell at a higher rate than on-trade sales in the last quarter of 2012, new figures have revealed.
24 January 2013
The CEO of Punch Taverns, the UK's biggest pub company, is leaving after 18 months in the role.
22 January 2013
On-trade consumers in the US are downgrading from bottles to a single serve as economic pressures continue to bite, a new study has claimed.
9 January 2013
Plans for a new statutory code to stop “abuses” by large pub groups have been unveiled by the UK Government.
8 January 2013
Cocktails with a strong taste profile accounted for around half of the category's growth in the US last year, with mango the leading trend, latest figures show.
29 November 2012
On-trade alcohol sales are set fair for strong growth after increasing by 4.9% last year, a new study claims.
28 November 2012
The "super premium" and "value" end of the US spirits market have grabbed on-trade sales in the US from an underperforming middle, a new study claims.
27 November 2012
Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has seen full-year profits stay flat, but branded its performance “resilient” after dealing with tough UK economic conditions.
26 November 2012
Craft beers are taking sales from premium and import beers in the US on-trade, a new study claims.