Spiralling costs force brewery closures

Two independent breweries have announced closure plans amid soaring costs, as multinational brewers also feel the pinch.  Warrington-based brewery, Twisted Wheel Brew, explained its…

Trade in turmoil over energy price hikes

The drinks trade has urged the government to protect producers and retailers, as they brace for soaring energy prices.  Between February 2021 and August 2022,…

Conviviality chief executive says franchisees are reaping the benefits of soaring share price

Conviviality chief executive Diana Hunter said the group’s half-year results represent a “great result” for franchisees. The Bargain Booze, Wine Rack and Select Convenience franchisees…