Views from the Top: Leonard Russell

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Ever wondered who’s behind the brands that you sell? Here’s the seventh of nine of Scotland’s drinks bosses, Ian Macleod Distillers’ Managing Director Leonard Russell, with his plans for 2020, including a steer on what he thinks you should be doing with your business.

The Beer and Now

Beer, Features
It’s the world’s most popular drink after water and tea. There’s even a crater on the moon named after it. We’re talking about beer of course. Jason Caddy looks at the beer category in Scotland’s on-trade to find out what shape it’s in right now, which brands are up to…

Nivens by Cafe Source

They say third time’s a charm. Glasgow’s Cafe Source number three, Nivens by Cafe Source, on Nithsdale Road, happens to ooze plenty of the stuff, which is in no small part due to a subtle design that’s wholly sympathetic to the building’s history.

Potty about Pop-Ups

The world’s gone pop-up potty in the last few years – aka the (so-called) temporary bar. But to what extent are pop-ups a threat to permanent pubs? How easy is it for you to apply for a pop-up licence? What are the benefits? Is it worth you hosting a pop-up…