After a solid first fortnight of outside trading, rain and low temperatures created tough conditions for drinks sales last week
Neighborhood bars and Fine Dining channels are attracting higher spend post-COVID-19, however On Premise visitors are likely to stay local and seek experiences in the next 12 months.
Drinkers have been spending freely on their return to pubs, bars and restaurants, and opting for the draught pints they missed in months of lockdown.
New Contract Caterer Tracker service from CGA reveals the impact of the pandemic on food and drink businesses serving workplaces, education, leisure and other sectors
Tracker from UKHospitality and CGA shows revenue slashed by nearly two thirds
Drinks sales remained strong in the second week of outdoor-only trading for England’s pubs, bars and restaurants, CGA’s latest Drinks Recovery Tracker shows.
The pandemic has badly damaged the cask ale market over the last 12 months, but suppliers and operators have a great chance to bounce back as consumers start to drink out again.
The very latest sales data and consumer insights have revealed how casual dining chains have a huge untapped beverage opportunity as the On Premise channel re-emerges from severe restrictions.
The latest GO Technology report from Zonal and CGA reveals that, having accepted the need for technology in hospitality during the pandemic, consumers have discovered just how much tech improves every step of their hospitality journey.