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How the on-premise can make the most of Christmas

While many markets are the subjects of a second wave of lockdowns right now, and the subsequent effect these latest COVID measures are havin...

The rise of experiences in the on-premise - trends

This month, consumer trends observer Lucy Britner explores the global popularity of escape rooms as consumers continue to hunt for new exper...

How UK craft brewers are winning with Generation Z

The adage that younger consumers of alcohol are drinking less but drinking better is widely-recognised. Earlier this month, the Society of I...

Connecting with Generation Z - FUTURES

Described by consumer insights company Trend Hunter as the ‘anti-Millennials’, Generation Z is digital-native, politically aware and likes t...

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"What we have right now is an unsustainable trading model"- just-drinks speaks to Emma McClarkin, chief executive of the British Beer & Pub Association 16 Jul 2020

Olly Wehring

Late last year, Emma McClarkin was appointed chief executive of the British Beer & Pub Association. Within four months of taking the helm, the coronavirus pandemic prompted the outright closure of the UK on-premise channel. Speaking exclusively to just-drinks today, McClarkin talks us through her tenure so far and how - or if - her members have survived lockdown. She also considers what the 'new normal' will be like for the country's pubs and brewers.


Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes on the future of gin, the growth of no-alcohol and the plan to kick-start vodka 26 Jul 2018

Lucy Britner

Earlier today, Diageo released its full-year 2018 results, with growth coming from all regions. just-drinks spoke to CEO Ivan Menezes after the announcement to discuss the challenging vodka market, increasing thirst for no- and low-alcohol drinks and the booming gin category. 

Latest News

Heineken CEO forecasts EU on-premise to shrink by 10%-to-15% 11 Feb 21

Rhodri Morgan

The European Union will lose up to one-sixth of its bars and restaurants as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Heineken's CEO has warned.


From the just-drinks cellars - What happened in drinks on this day in ... 2 Feb 21

Rhodri Morgan

Here's a look at what was happening in the drinks industry on this day in ...


Cognac capitalises on locked-down US consumers - figures - Cognac in the US data 29 Jan 21

Rhodri Morgan

Cognac enjoyed a lockdown boom in the US last year, according to figures from trade association the Distilled Spirits Council.


Australian on-premise rebound a "harbinger" for rest of world - analyst 11 Jan 21

Andy Morton

A significant return of consumer traffic to the on-premise in Australia points the way to a mid-2021 recovery for Western alcohol markets hit by the coronavirus lockdown, an analyst has forecast.


If you read only one thing ... - This week's must-reads on just-drinks 18 Dec 20

Rhodri Morgan

Here's a look at the biggest stories and the best content from just-drinks this week.


Britvic puts Irish on-premise supplier Counterpoint under review 7 Dec 20

Andy Morton

Britvic has launched a strategic review of its Counterpoint licensed wholesale business in Ireland.



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