Wetherspoon’s preliminary results show a healthy sales growth but Martin slams remainers

Fri 16th March 2018

J D Wetherspoon’s Preliminary results (For the 26 weeks ended 28 January 2018) show an increase in revenue of 3.6% to £830.4m, with like-for like sales up 6.1

Buzzworks celebrate 9.2% rise in profits as turnover hits £14.8m

Tue 30th January 2018

Buzzworks, the award-winning Ayrshire-based hospitality group, owned by Kenny, Colin and Alison Blair, celebrated a rise in turnover of 15.6% to £14.8 million and a

David King takes UK under his wing at Gordon & MacPhail

Mon 22nd January 2018

Gordon & MacPhail has announced that David King, International Sales Director, will add the UK market to his existing international remit following a strategic r


Mon 8th January 2018

Luxury resort Auchrannie, on the Isle of Arran, has announced it has completed its transition to become Scotland’s latest employee-owned business, with 160 members

Molson Coors buys Aspall Cyder

Mon 8th January 2018

Molson Coors Brewing Company has revealed it has acquired cider company Aspall Cyder Limited which operates from a single site in Aspall, Suffolk. The acquisition

Fire Tragedy at Cameron House claims two lives

Mon 18th December 2017

Police Scotland have confirmed that two people have died at Cameron House Hotel following a blaze this morning at the five-star hotel. A Police Statement said, “Po

Freeze on drinks duty welcomed

Wed 22nd November 2017

Today’s Budget has been broadly welcomed by the licensed trade with spirit and beer companies applauding the Chancellor’s decision to freeze duty on cide


Thu 9th November 2017

Buzzworks Holdings is spending £400,000 refurbishing its Treehouse venue at Sandgate in Ayr. The bar and restaurant, which is now closed, will re-open at the end of


Thu 9th November 2017

New research from Britvic has revealed that almost half of consumers (45%) are set to buy more soft drinks this Christmas than last.  Figures show that over a fifth

Ian Macleod to revive Rosebank

Tue 10th October 2017

Ian Macleod Distillers has today (10 October) revealed plans to resurrect one of Scotland’s most cherished distilleries – Rosebank in Falkirk. Leonard Russel

Taco Bell to open in Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street

Tue 10th October 2017

Mexican restaurant chain Taco Bell, working with The Adil Group, is planning to open its first Taco Bell in Scotland. It already has 18 in England. It will also be t

The Ivy on the Square is Unveiled

Thu 5th October 2017

The Ivy on the Square, Edinburgh,  is the first bar and restaurant to open in Scotland from The Ivy Collection. The Ivy on the Square can seat 130 people in its res

Tennent’s Tradeshow dates

Tue 19th September 2017

Tennents annual tradeshows for 2017 will take place on Monday 30 October at Hampden Park in Glasgow and Wednesday 1 November at BT Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh.

July Brand News: Cocktails

Sat 15th July 2017

FINNIESTON COMPANY TOASTS LAUNCH OF NEW WHISKY COCKTAILS A Glasgow-based drinks firm has announced the launch of a new range of unique Scotch whisky-blended cocktai

Martin Leonard takes over at Inver House as Stevenson leaves

Thu 13th July 2017

Inver House Distillers has appointed Martin Leonard to the position of Managing Director  following the news that  Graham Stevenson has joined The Glenallachie Con